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Maximize your data dividends with active metadata

By Sajan Kuttappa posted Tue December 13, 2022 07:33 PM


Metadata management performs a critical role within the modern data management stack. It helps blur data silos, and empowers data and analytics teams to better understand the context and quality of data. This, in turn, builds trust in data and the decision-making to follow. However, as data volumes continue to grow, manual approaches to metadata management are sub-optimal and can result in missed opportunities. Suppose that a new data asset becomes available but remains hidden from your data consumers because of improper or inadequate tagging. How do you keep pace with growing data volumes and increased demand from data consumers and deliver real-time data governance for trusted outcomes?

It is imperative to evolve metadata management approaches to keep pace with the proliferation of enterprise data. This puts into perspective the role of active metadata management. According to Gartner, active metadata management includes a set of capabilities that enable continuous access and processing of metadata.

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