9 top master data governance products
At the recent MDM and Data Governance Summit this month in San Francisco, MDM Institute Chief Research Director Aaron Zornes released his listing of top product providers in the master data governance space. Here are top products evaluated by the MDM Institute and some of their main features.
Collibra Data Governance Center 4.0
This product is a web-based, collaborative data governance platform, the MDM Institute says. It includes all data governance functions, including business semantics glossary, reference data accelerator and data stewardship manager. It is a configurable, predefined operating model.
DATUM Information Value Management
This product is a metrics-focused, SaaS-based platform for enterprise wide ‘system of record’ governance and digital transformation, according to the MDM Institute. It integrates existing data quality and master data management tools with data automation, workflow and metadata. It makes ‘data shopping’ possible by making data assets findable, understandable and accessible via automated data discovery and search.
IBM Stewardship Center and Information Governance Catalog
This product features a common data governance layer across standard and enterprise master data management server editions, the MDM Institute notes. It creates diverse policies defined in natural business language and ultimately will integrate with Guardium (data lifecycle), Optim (security) and others.
Informatica Data Director (IDD)
The product is good for robust master data management administration as a data steward console, the MDM Institute says. It features visualization of history and data lineage, master data dashboards for proactive monitoring of data quality, and dynamic masking of data for security.
Informatica Data Governance
This product features machine learning for data discovery and profiling, the MDM Institute notes. It has data governance vision via enterprise data governance including IDQ, Enterprise Information Catalog and Axon for Data Governance. It supports enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration with both bsiness and technical stakeholders.
Magnitude Data Governance Director
This product has a business user focus and uses UBM methodology, the MDM Institute notes. It features flexible design rights via mapping of roles and responsibilities, a policy-focused solution including remediation process, proactive workflow for data and process, and the export of policy compliance metrics.
Orchestra Networks EBX5
This is an integrated master data management / master data governance / reference data management product, the MDM Institute says. It features master linkages between conceptual and physical, definitions and data. It offers support for third-party governance operating models, and can be used for standalone data governance or integrated with MDM.
SAP Master Data Governance (MDG)
This product offers ready-to-use governance applications integrated with SAP and ERP, the MDM Institute notes. It features a predefined and extensible data model, prebuilt and flexible workflows, multi-mode data replication, and integration with HANA and BOBJ data quality and validation assets.
Utopia has seen strong growth for product sales in North American thanks to SAP, Open Text and ACN partnerships, the MDM Institute explains. It features multiple entry points for sales integration, quality and governance, and support via Open Text to integrate unstructured data.