2020 State of Data Governance Report

A follow-up to our first study two years ago, the 2020 State of Governance and Automation report explores how data governance attitudes and practices have evolved and where companies stand in automating the processes critical to uncovering insights for optimal decision-making and therefore data intelligence.

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Metadata Management: The Hero in Unleashing Enterprise Data’s Value

Learn how to wring all the value possible from data about your data, including what to look for in tools to automate and accelerate the speed to meaningful insights for better decision-making.

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The Evolution of Enterprise Architecture: Enabling IT to “Speak Business” to Drive Innovation

Enterprise architecture can be more strategic and impactful when used to dynamically link data assets and business processes, applications and infrastructure for faster, more accurate decision-making. To do EA right, you need the right tools for communication and collaboration with the business.

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Ovum Market Radar: Enterprise Architecture

erwin Enterprise Architecture (EA) powered by Casewise has debuted in the Ovum Market Radar: Enterprise Architecture,” positioned as a “challenger.”

According to the report, “erwin EA specializes in highly regulated environments, where data drives operations and is critical to organizational success. The solution offers extensive governance and audit trails to ensure that all EA activities are tracked and comply with organizational regulations. The solution is tied together with a central repository, allowing enterprise architects to plan and manage business and IT change in a controlled manner.”

Download the report to learn how Ovum explains the change from EA to AE (architect everything), with architectural solutions being mechanisms for decision-making, impact analyses, financial planning and forecasting, and presenting complexity in visual formats.

erwin EA provides a complete set of enterprise architecture tools that is highly customizable for integration into the customer environment. It supports numerous industry-standard and industry-defined frameworks and integrates with third-party tools to create integrated, role-based views so enterprise architects and other stakeholders have a thorough understanding of the enterprise.

As part of the erwin EDGE platform, erwin EA delivers even more effective compliance and risk traceability across business, application and technology domains because it integrates and continuously refreshes metadata from the entire data ecosystem. As Ovum notes, “erwin helps business and enterprise architects to take a data-driven approach to business transformation, thus reducing silos, decreasing time to insights, and improving risk management.”

Tech Brief: Data Lineage

This paper by David Loshin explores the benefits and common challenges of data lineage, plus using a data catalog approach to produce it with greater ease and effectiveness.

Data Modeling: Drive Business Value and Underpin Governance with an Enterprise Data Model

Designing and deploying new relational databases, application development, data integration, master data management, business intelligence/analytics and Big Data adoption, data governance and more. Data modeling is still hip, maybe more than ever as you’ll learn in this new white paper.

Data Intelligence: Empowering the Citizen Analyst with Democratized Data

To be fully empowered, the citizen analyst must be able to survey the data landscape so critical information can be collected, collated and published for strategic decision-making. Such democratized data leads to data intelligence, insights that produce actions to keep customers happy, invent new products, generate more revenue, whatever the desired outcome is.

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Business Process Modeling: Tame Your Organization’s Complexity and Unleash Its Potential and Profits

You need a visual representation of what your business does and how it does it. With the help of business process modeling, your organization can visualize its processes and all the associated information, which in turn shines a light on areas of the business ripe for innovation, improvement or reorganization.

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IDC Data Intelligence Innovators Report 2019

This report, IDC Innovators: Data Intelligence Software Platforms, 2019 (IDC #US43554518, February 2019), profiles erwin as a company offering compelling and differentiated data intelligence software.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized as an IDC Innovator for the work our team has done to create a software platform that delivers an ‘enterprise data governance experience’ so both IT and business stakeholders can collaborate to make sound decisions that benefit their organizations,” says Adam Famularo, erwin’s CEO. “There’s a lot of excitement among our customers and prospects when they realize how we’ve innovated beyond data modeling to address the entire data management and governance lifecycle. They’re especially interested to learn more about automated data harvesting, cataloging, lineage and impact analysis that help organizations use their data for actionable insights and informed decision-making.”

Download the report to learn how the erwin EDGE platform, with data governance at its hub and surrounded by data mapping in addition to business process, enterprise architecture and data modeling capabilities, “provides a data-first focus in enterprise context,” as described by IDC.

The Regulatory Rationale for Integrating Data Management & Data Governance

From GDPR to HIPAA to all the others in the alphabet soup of industry regulations, compliance is part of running — and staying in business. Learn how to ensure your organization is ready for whatever regulations come your way.