The role of metadata
Our conviction requires a company to make compromises between control and flexibility in the use of data. In short, companies must be able to adopt a data strategy both encouraging and easy- to-use, all while minimizing risks.
We are convinced that such governance is achievable if your collaborators are likewise able to answer these few questions:
These metadata (information about data) become strategic information within enterprises. They describe various technical, operational or business aspects of the data you have.
By constituting a unified metadata repository, both centralized and accessible, you are guaranteed precise data, which are consistent and understood by the entire enterprise.
The benefits of a metadata repository
We bring our experiences to enhance a well-founded governance on metadata management. We are firmly convinced that we cannot govern what we do not know! Thus, to build a metadata repository constitutes a solid working base to start a governance of your data.
It will allow, among others, to :
The concentration of efforts on metadata and the creation of such a frame of reference is one key characteristic of a data governance with an agile approach.