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erwin Data Literacy

erwin® Data Literacy by Quest® provides the self-service data discovery, data collaboration and data stewardship tools to empower data users and data governance teams. Consumer-like asset discovery and collaboration capabilities combined with business glossary management, automation and governance workflows make data intelligence accessible and understandable for all, while ensuring data governance remains intact. And erwin Data Marketplace provides a simple way to shop for enterprise data. Used with erwin Data Catalog by Quest, erwin Data Literacy delivers clear visibility of your organization’s data universe and makes it convenient to share both data knowledge and high-value data.
erwin Data Literacy

Raise data literacy with erwin

erwin Data Literacy provides the business-friendly data marketplace, asset discovery, data collaboration and data stewardship capabilities to fuel data fluency, data governance and enable self-service across your organization. Take a look:
A marketplace for data

A marketplace for data

Deliver one location for data users to shop for the high-value, trusted enterprise data that can move your organization forward. Take advantage of automated data value scoring, comparison capabilities, social ratings and reviews and supporting data intelligence and governance to identify impactful data and get it into motion faster.
Friendly asset discovery

Friendly asset discovery

Give business users an intuitive, consumer-like search experience to find available data assets and data related-information to easily assess the best fit.
Hands-on data literacy tools

Hands-on data literacy tools

Make it easy for business users to see data asset relationships, explore data lineage, gauge data quality and more with drill-down visualizations.
Data governance collaboration

Data governance collaboration

Data asset ratings, issue-tracking and chat capabilities within erwin Data Literacy unite business users and data governance teams to raise literacy.
Business glossary management

Business glossary management

Use stewardship tools to develop a common business language and assign data assets with governance including business terms, policies, rules and more.
AIMatch for data stewards

AIMatch for data stewards

Speed data stewardship association and classification of sensitive data for regulatory compliance and other needs with AI-suggestive metadata discovery.
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Benefits of erwin Data Literacy

Maximizing the business impact of your data demands making it easy for your organization’s data users to find, understand and know how best to leverage and protect the high-value data across your enterprise. Enterprise-wide data visibility, organizational data literacy, an accessible data marketplace and the ability to easily share data knowledge and encourage data collaboration are key to successful data governance and data intelligence initiatives. erwin Data Literacy ensures governed data is accessible and related data assets are easily discoverable with the business context and governance guardrails needed to guide their use. Data governance teams and business users have all the data stewardship tools, data collaboration capabilities and data literacy aids at their fingertips to work together to truly create and contribute within a data-first culture. The benefits of erwin Data Literacy include:

Data visibility & governance

Visualize and navigate any data from anywhere within a business-centric data asset framework that provides organizational alignment and robust, sustainable data governance.

Data accessibility

Make it simple for all data users across your organization to shop for the enterprise data needed to make an impact faster.

Data context & enrichment

Put data in business context and enable all stakeholders to share data knowledge, best practices and build communities around data assets, enriching the metadata for all.

Data stewardship

Give data governance teams the program visibility needed and supporting toolset to move data governance initiatives forward.

Enterprise collaboration & empowerment

Break down IT and business silos to provide broad access to approved organizational information.

Greater productivity

Reduce the time it takes to find data assets and therefore reliance on technical resources, plus streamline workflows for faster analysis and decision-making.

Accountability & regulatory peace of mind

Create an integrated ecosystem of people, processes and technology to manage and protect data, mitigating a wide range of data-related risks and improving compliance.

Data literacy, fluency & knowledge

Enhance stakeholder discovery and understanding of and trust in data assets to underpin analysis leading to actionable insights.

Data socialization & collaboration

Capture organizational data knowledge through community data asset ratings and business asset communication between business users, data owners and data stewards.

Why erwin for data literacy?

Data literacy is founded on enriched business glossaries and the ability to socialize and share trusted, valuable data so all data users across your organization can find, understand and put data to use within the context and needs of their roles. erwin Data Literacy helps organizations to deliver a common business language for their data and provide the enterprise data visibility, data accessibility, data governance guidance, and data knowledge-sharing community that business users require to leverage data to its fullest. Some of the characteristics that make erwin Data Literacy unique include:

Flexible data governance metamodel

Manage business assets such as business terms, rules, policies and more, and easily create custom assets and attributes for the full range of semantic associations between all business and technical asset types.

erwin Data Literacy dashboard

View data stewardship progress in managing business assets through a single, bird’s eye view, then drill down to the detail behind key metrics to keep data governance moving forward.

erwin Data Marketplace

Give users all across your organization a simple way to shop, share and compare the enterprise data available and most useful for their needs, while maintaining the governance to ensure appropriate data accessibility and compliance.

Intuitive asset search and discovery

A consumer-like, dynamic search experience makes it easy for business users to find and explore data assets with literacy visualizations, community ratings and more contextual information all within reach.

Data governance collaboration

Bring stakeholders together with flexible data governance workflows designed to advance data stewardship efforts combined with business user-facing capabilities to initiate tasks and share knowledge.

Interactive mind maps

View, drill down and filter data elements and their associations to physical, logical and data governance metadata.

Intelligent data lineage & impact analysis

See and understand data’s journey across the enterprise with lineage maps, viewed column by column or field by field, and better manage change with real-time impact diagrams.

Data quality visibility

Data governance teams and business users can view data quality scoring alongside asset search results and within data literacy visualizations to help with data assessment and build data trust.

Sensitive data discovery

Use AI to speed identifying and tagging sensitive data elements to accelerate compliance and reduce data-related risk. Or bulk classify assets through data lineage and mind maps.

erwin Data Catalog integration

Automate the creation and maintenance of a detailed metadata landscape to synchronize data literacy and governance initiatives, with integration to erwin Data Catalog.
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Data literacy: The key to impactful data intelligence and governance

By combining erwin Data Literacy, erwin Data Marketplace, erwin Data Quality and erwin Data Catalog, you not only establish a robust and sustainable data governance framework but also increase data accessibility and enterprise data intelligence to make all employees who work with data more efficient, effective and collaborative. Even small changes in these areas can improve productivity, analytics and business outcomes, according to IDC. So, as with all of the offerings within erwin Data Intelligence by Quest, there’s enterprise awareness of, and access to, available data and related assets, guidance on their use, and guardrails to ensure data policies and best practices are followed. The ability to discover, understand, govern, share and socialize high-value, trusted data with erwin Data Intelligence leads to faster analysis and meaningful insights to maximize the business impact of data.

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Data literacy is the key to maximizing data potential and delivering on data governance. Learn how you can leverage the data stewardship and business-friendly data discovery capabilities of erwin Data Literacy today.

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