Where, oh where did the metadata go? I still don't see many solutions that are easy to maintain and include all of the metadata required to show ROI on a project. Most people are still talking about metadata but not implementing complete solutions. What I would like to share with you is how to create what I call a metadata roadmap.

The dictionary definition of a roadmap is a visual of the highway network showing names, locations, route numbers, types of road and mileage between points. A metadata roadmap can be defined as navigational information showing names, locations and other pertinent information about the data and processes required to run the corporation. Integrated and easy-to-use metadata can answer the following type of questions:

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