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Informatica Metadata Management

Metadata management is now an enterprise information imperative to delivering business outcomes for data-driven companies. Informatica’s metadata management enables business and IT users to maximize the business value of their enterprise information assets through business analytics and data governance by providing a comprehensive, unified view of metadata, business context, tagging, relationships, data quality, and usage.

The Power of Metadata

The best way to expose the power of metadata is through a fit-for-purpose user experience tied to specific use cases that maximize business value. Informatica’s approach is to provide a common metadata foundation to power data intelligence applications for data analysts, data scientists, data stewards, and data engineers working on projects related to big data analytics, data governance, total customer relationship, cloud and application modernization, and data security.

Informatica’s metadata management capabilities deliver:

  • Business, technical, and operational metadata management
  • Extensive connectors to scan and index metadata
  • Semantic search and browse of data catalogs
  • End-to-end detailed and summary data lineage
  • Impact analysis
  • Visibility of objects, rules, transformations, and reference data
  • Data domain and relationship discovery

Informatica’s common metadata foundation scales for big data workloads to drive an intuitive and collaborative user experience for a variety of data management applications that include:

  • Informatica PowerCenter: Delivers the industry gold standard for enterprise data integration in support of data warehousing, data migration, master data management, data governance, and other data management initiatives.
  • Informatica Data Quality: Provides all your projects and initiatives with clean, trusted data to meet your business objectives
  • Informatica Intelligent Data Lake: Provides self-service data prep with collaborative data governance for Hadoop-based data lakes
  • Informatica Enterprise Informatica Catalog: Provides rich capabilities for enterprises to manage and maximize the value of their data asset
  • Informatica Secure@Source: Enables security analysts to discover, classify, and score sensitive data across the enterprise.