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Data Policies

Effectively manage and
communicate data policies

Overview-Data-Policies

Overview

Data policies are crucial to enterprises because they create boundaries for data use and mitigate risks. Traditionally, policies are defined in siloes without input from business users. This creates obstacles to using data effectively for business objectives and hinders adherence to policies.

Create, Manage, and Effectively Communicate Data Policies

INCREASE POLICY ADHERENCE

APPROVE POLICIES WITH NATIVE WORKFLOW

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PROTECT PRIVACY

DELIVER TRUSTWORTHY DATA

Effective Management and Communication of Data Policies

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Streamline policy management

Alation’s Policy Center provides a single location for defining enterprise data policies. The Policy Center provides a single view of policies, revealing how they impact data and data use throughout the organization. The Policy Center can automatically sync policies with Snowflake.

Provide Transparency to Auditors

Group together types of policies, from enterprise data policies, to data standards and rules. Provide vital transparency to auditors and business users alike, empowering folks to see how policies, standards and rules interlink.

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Connect policy to action directly in workflow

Data users need policy guidance as they work with data in real time. Alation surfaces relevant policies in-workflow to guide ethical consumption and analysis at every step. Build your data culture on a sound ethical foundation.

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Thomas Chong
Staff Data Governance Engineer – LogMeIn

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Andrew Brust
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