Active Data Governance
People-centric data governance
To drive value from governance, organizations must find the right people, share the right information, and identify the right initiatives.
Empower the business
Welcome front-line users to trusted data with curated metadata to offer context and guide compliant use. Support collaboration and build trust between teams while safeguarding privacy. Organize people and processes in an adaptive, agile manner that improves with time.
Policy sprawl sows confusion and mistrust. Conveniently centralize all your policies in Alation Policy Center. Create policies in one location with total visibility into how they are mapped to data. Help people work with data securely and compliantly at the point of use, with guidance when needed.
Face audits fearlessly
See why customers call Alation “my audit secret weapon.” Group policies by type, from enterprise-wide to data standards and rules. Provide vital transparency to auditors, as well as business users, empowering everyone to see how policies, standards, and rules interlink.
Assigning stewards to curate data can demand tremendous manual effort. With Alation, quickly find stewards based on actual usage – and accelerate their efforts with help from AI and ML. Lighten their load, sustain your governance program, and track curation progress in a user-friendly dashboard.
Speak the same language
Align key definitions, rules, and KPIs in the business glossary. Machine learning translates technical metadata into friendly business terms, building trust and efficiency. Create consistent data usage frameworks to streamline and scale up teamwork across the business.
Alation’s Data Governance App allows organizations to change the way they think about data governance, enabling better data use and automating governance processes to support a DataOps approach.