Doppelgangers: the many identities of the modern data catalog

Every business is trying to become data driven, and managing data as a true economic asset is a fundamental part of that transformation. The enterprise data catalog has emerged as a key technology enabler for creating a ‘single source of reference,’ helping organizations overcome the complexities presented by the sheer amount of data, tools, and users.

But once you have decided that an enterprise data catalog is right for your organization, then you need to decide whether to build one internally or buy one. In this white paper, get a sense of the key considerations before deciding whether to “build or buy.” And, learn lessons from data catalog journeys of two of the most tech-savvy companies in the industry—eBay and LinkedIn. 


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  • The need for and the essential components of a robust data catalog
  • Important factors to consider when deciding whether to build or buy
  • Insights into the data catalog journeys of eBay and LinkedIn

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Key lessons from the data catalog journeys of eBay and LinkedIn 

Doppelgangers: the many identities of the modern data catalog

IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY
Increase query discovery speed 20-50%

WORK BETTER TOGETHER
Facilitate collaborative analysis seamlessly

USE DATA WITH CONFIDENCE
Curate business context for easy reference

INDEX ALL DATA KNOWLEDGE
Search across all available data quickly

IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY
Increase query discovery speed 20-50%

WORK BETTER TOGETHER
Facilitate collaborative analysis seamlessly

USE DATA WITH CONFIDENCE
Curate business context for easy reference

INDEX ALL DATA KNOWLEDGE
Search across all available data quickly

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IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY

Increase query discovery speed 20-50%

WORK BETTER TOGETHER

Facilitate collaborative analysis seamlessly

USE DATA WITH CONFIDENCE

Curate business context for easy reference

INDEX ALL DATA KNOWLEDGE

Search across all available data quickly

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  • Important factors to consider while deciding whether to build or buy
  • Opportunity cost of building a data catalog internally
  • Key lessons from two of the most tech-savvy companies in the industry -- eBay and LinkedIn -- as they embarked on their journeys to build a data catalog
  • The essential components of a modern data catalog

Access this exclusive white paper to understand how to harness a data catalog for your organization.

Will the real data catalog please stand up? Find out what makes a data catalog, a data catalog.  

Data catalogs help users navigate data, but they can differ widely in their scope, functionality, and audience. However, the most popular and successful data catalogs share common themes—like a self-service model, crowdsourcing mechanisms, and data governance capabilities—beyond the core concept of leveraging metadata to navigate data resources.  

Find out what separates the Alation Data Catalog from the crowd and why 451 Research’s Paige Bartley believes that, “Alation offers a purpose-built catalog that can stand alone architecturally and provide broad data connectivity.”  

Download the research report to learn about: 

  • The data catalog provider and product landscape 
  • Diversity and value proposition of different catalogs 
  • Current data catalog usage and adoption trends 
  • How different catalogs stack up on connectivity, architecture, automation, and end-user audience

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