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What is IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog?

IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog powers intelligent, self-service discovery of data, models and more. The cloud-based enterprise metadata repository activates information for artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning. Access, curate, categorize and share data, knowledge assets and their relationships, wherever they reside.

IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog helps accelerate business value and AI projects as part of a DataOps practice by providing unique capabilities like:

  • Real-time data virtualization support
  • Automated data discovery and metadata generation
  • ML-extracted business glossary from most common regulatory terms
  • Dynamic data masking to protect sensitive data
  • Automated scanning and risk assessments of unstructured data via IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog InstaScan

IBM is committed to helping clients deliver business-ready data to feed AI and analytics projects with IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog for IBM Cloud Pak® for Data and as a service on IBM Cloud®.

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Key features

Advanced discovery

Intelligent recommendations from IBM Watson and peers help you find relevant assets quickly and at scale.

End-to-end catalog

Organize, define and manage enterprise data to provide the right context to drive value across imperatives like regulatory compliance and data monetization.

Automated governance

Active policy management and dynamic masking of sensitive data helps protect data to ensure compliance and audit-readiness, but most importantly, maintain client trust.

Operationalized quality

Track lineage and quality scores across structured data, unstructured data, AI models and notebooks.

Self-service insights

Consume and transform data at the speed of business with intuitive dashboards and flows that can be shared with peers or analytics tools.

Flexible deployment

Customize to use where your organization requires, whether on IBM Cloud Pak for Data, or as a service on IBM Cloud.

Client stories

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Danske Bank

Danske Bank is strategically evolving their data governance practice with IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog.

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Standard Bank Group

Standard Bank Group’s spirit of resilience drives growth in challenging times with IBM Cloud Pak for Data and IBM solutions for DataOps.

In the spotlight

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2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions

IBM is positioned as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions. Read more about IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog.

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Introduction to the IBM DataOps methodology and practice

Learn the foundations of a DataOps practice and view a use case using IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog in this 30-minute webinar.

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Forrester's Total Economic Impact of IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Discover how IBM Cloud Pak for Data and IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog services are contributing ROI up to 158% for your peers in the market.

Take a closer look at IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog

Try IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog

Take advantage of machine learning and AI to analyze your data. Catalog your data to make it easy to find and use.