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Critical Capabilities for Metadata Management Solutions

Published: 30 January 2020

Summary

Metadata management has shifted from focusing on reports, inventories and static impact analysis toward intelligent optimization, data discovery and use-case analysis. This research helps data and analytics leaders to evaluate the capabilities of 17 vendors’ products across these four use cases.

Included in Full Research

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Adaptive
    • Alation
    • Alex Solutions
    • ASG Technologies
    • Collibra
    • Data Advantage Group
    • data.world
    • erwin
    • Global IDs
    • IBM
    • Infogix
    • Informatica
    • Oracle
    • SAP
    • Semantic Web Company
    • Smartlogic
    • Syniti
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • User Experience
    • Active Metadata Management
    • 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
  • Enhancements to This Evaluation
  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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Critical Capabilities: A deeper look into provider offerings

How does a Critical Capabilities report work?

As a companion to the Magic Quadrant™, a Critical Capabilities report scores competing products and services against a set of meaningful differentiators. It reveals which options are the best fit in various use cases to help you focus on the vendors best suited to your needs.

A Critical Capabilities report is more than just a diagram. You also get:

Sharper focus

Narrow down the product and service criteria most important to you.

Individualized use cases

Use interactive features to customize usage scenarios based on your organization’s unique needs.

Faster decision making

Use data to speed up provider selection and accelerate the procurement process.

A Gartner Critical Capabilities report is just one of our many offerings.

We provide actionable, objective insight to help organizations make smarter, faster technology decisions to stay ahead of disruption and accelerate growth.

Pick the right provider with confidence

We use a Critical Capabilities report, the Magic Quadrant and more to ensure you select the best-fit provider to avoid the costly repercussions of a poor decision.

Align deal structures and optimize spend

We benchmark pricing against the market so you avoid unnecessary charges.

Reduce complexity and risk

We analyze contract terms and conditions to protect you against future price increases and unanticipated costs.

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