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Constellation ShortList: Metadata Management Data Cataloging and Data Governance 2022 Q3

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New data catalog companies enter the market each day. Data leaders face a world of choice. So which solutions are the most highly trusted and respected in this crowded space?

Each year, Constellation Research evaluates dozens of solutions and crafts a short list to guide buyers through what can be a challenging process. The report writers analyze client stories, partner conversations, customer references, market share, and more to offer prospective buyers a list of the five best-of-breed solutions.

Download this shortlist for a buyer’s guide of the best of the best, with an overview into core catalog capabilities, including:

  • Easy search: Seek an intuitive interface that integrates metadata to support both technical and non-technical users

  • Governance: Seek a tool with a business glossary that supports date lineage and access control

  • Collaboration: Users should be able to rate, annotate, tag, and classify data assets in a way that’s visible and helpful to others

Get your free copy of this Constellation Shortlist to find the best data catalog for your business!

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