A data catalog is a portal that brings metadata on collected data sets together by the enterprise. This classified and organized information lets data users to re(find) relevant data sets for their work.
A new wave of data catalogs appeared on the market. Their purpose is signing up an enterprise in a data-driven approach. Any authorized person in the enterprise must have the capability of accessing, understanding, and contributing to data documentation and moreover, without technical skills. What we are talking about is self-service data.
Zeenea identified the 4 characteristics that the new generation of a data catalog must respect. It must be: