Essential Features of Data Catalogs

Martin Zahumensky
Jul 29, 2020 · 7 min read

Modern enterprises are data-driven, making effective data management one of the top priorities for companies. A data catalog is an essential part of a data management strategy, and enables users to easily find, understand, and trust their organization’s data.

Data catalog essentials

Below I summarize the top 6 essential features you should look for in a data catalog solution. In the second half of the article, I’ll shed some light on “advanced” functionalities, which are a must if you want to ensure the solution is used (and…