Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Metadata Management Solutions

Published: 14 November 2018

ID: G00359985

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali , Alan Dayley , Guido De Simoni


Data and analytics leaders need to develop a metadata management practice to meet the growing demands of data governance, data risk and compliance, data analysis, and data value. This research will help them evaluate market solutions across these four use cases and 11 critical capabilities.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Adaptive (Metadata Manager)
    • Alation (Data Catalog)
    • Alex Solutions (Alex)
    • ASG Technologies (Enterprise Data Intelligence)
    • Collibra
    • Data Advantage Group (MetaCenter)
    • DATUM (Information Value Management)
    • Global IDs
    • IBM
    • Infogix (Data3Sixty)
    • Informatica
    • Oracle
    • SAP
    • Smartlogic (Semaphore)
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • User Experience
    • Data Inventory
    • Data Enrichment
    • Data Lineage and Impact Analysis
    • Business Semantics
    • Business Rules
    • Workflow Management
    • Metadata Exchange
    • Applied Data Valuation
    • Support for Security and Privacy
    • Complex Deployments
  • Use Cases
    • Data Governance
    • Data Risk and Compliance
    • Data Analysis
    • Data Value
  • Vendors Added and Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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