IBM announcedtoday the acquisition of Unicorn Solutions which will be an excellentaddition to our metadata product efforts. You can read more about thisacquisition at this link.
The topic of metadata is gaining strong visibility in themarketplace as enterprises strive to gain a firm understanding of whereinformation originates and how it is related to other informationinside and outside their business. In January I posted this entry onmy DeveloperWorks blog claiming that 2006 will be the year of Metadataas organizations pursue critical business initiatives including Sarboxand other regulatory compliance issues along with risk management andbeing able to rapidly answer the question "Where did you get thatdata"? or "What Does That Mean?"....Our next generation Metadata Server is in a perfect position to ensure a business truely understands the meaning of their data.
Where Did You Get That Data?