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Enterprise Metadata Management Improves Information's Accessibility and Increases Its Value

Published: 08 September 2015

ID: G00274545

Analyst(s): Guido De Simoni


Enterprise metadata management is an increasingly important component of information management programs. Linking trusted metadata significantly increases the value of information assets for an enterprise, so CIOs and chief data officers should seize the opportunity to do this now.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create an EMM Strategy to Ensure Consistent Information and Analytics Through Shared and Governed Metadata
  • Build a Business Case for EMM, and Use It to Show Stakeholders How EMM Will Increase the Value of Their Information
  • Pursue the EMM Strategy to Identify, Inventory and Curate Information Assets and Their Metadata Across the Organization

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