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Augmented Data Catalogs: Now an Enterprise Must-Have for Data and Analytics Leaders

Published: 12 September 2019

ID: G00394570

Analyst(s): Guido De Simoni , Ehtisham Zaidi


Demand for data catalogs is soaring as organizations continue to struggle with finding, inventorying and analyzing vastly distributed and diverse data assets. Data and analytics leaders must investigate and adopt ML-augmented data catalogs as part of their overall data management solutions strategy.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Organizations Continue to Struggle With Manually Identifying and Inventorying Distributed and Heterogeneous Data Assets That Deliver Value
    • The Data Catalog Evolution — From Traditional to ML-Augmented
  • The Abundance of Data Catalog Tool Choices and Types Is Creating Confusion in Data Catalog Selection
  • Siloed Data Catalogs That Do Not Connect to Broader Enterprise Metadata Management Initiatives Will Limit Their Overall Value

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