An Introduction to Data Catalogs: The Future of Data Management  

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An Introduction to Data Catalogs: The Future of Data Management  


Dave Wells
Senior Analyst
Eckerson Group

Aaron Kalb
Co-founder & CDO

THU 10/24 AT 9:30AM PT / 12:30PM ET 

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Get a crash course on data catalogs from industry veteran, Dave Wells  

  • Consistency
  • Transparency
  • Collaboration

Watch the webinar to take a deep dive into how metadata is critical to making data easy to find, understand, and trust.

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  • Why data is at the heart of true digital transformations  
  • How data catalogs are key to successful business outcomes with analytics  
  • What sets catalogs built for business users and self-service apart  
  • How catalogs can govern without getting in the way of discovery  
  • How machine learning is creating breakthroughs in understanding data usage.  


THU 1/23 AT 10AM PT / 1PM ET 

The management complexities of big data, cloud hosting, self-service analytics, and data science have made data management extremely challenging. A data catalog—that helps enterprises find, understand, trust, use, and reuse data—has become a key technology enabler in overcoming these challenges.  

Tune in to hear Dave Wells, senior analyst at Eckerson Group, explain what makes data catalogs central to data analysis, data curation, data governance, and data science. An industry expert, consultant, and educator, Wells brings a unique perspective to data management based on his five decades of working with data in both technical and business roles. 

Watch the webinar to learn: 

  • What is a data catalog?
  • What is data curation?
  • Where do data catalogs fit in metadata management?
  • Collaboration and crowdsourcing with data cataloging
  • How to drive data catalog adoption 

Watch this educational webinar to learn all about data catalogs.

THU 1/23 AT 10AM PT | 1PM ET 

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