How IBM data governance is used
Address data quality issues
Analyze statistics and data quality scores for data assets visually and enable data stewards to curate high-quality data with AI-driven rules.
Address data privacy and compliance
Identify sensitive data and enforce data protection rules dynamically to reduce risk of regulatory violations with role-based access controls.
Manage data products
Simplify data stewardship tasks with metadata management, streamline self-service data access and manage data product lifecycles.
Benefits of IBM data governance tools
Simplify self-service data access
Enable data consumers to quickly find, prepare and use governed data with robust search methods and semantic intelligence.
Drive consistent data understanding
Improve data discovery and consistent interpretation with a data catalog that supports extensible business glossary, reference data, and classifications.
Manage policies and rules
Simplify data policy management with workflows, address regulatory compliance, promote audit readiness and maintain customer trust.
Automate data privacy and data security
Identify sensitive data like PII and enforce data access controls dynamically across key endpoints within and outside the IBM platform.
Improve data quality
Address quality issues with capabilities for data profiling, cleansing, monitoring, matching, and automation of data enrichment.
Capabilities of IBM data governance tools
Advanced data discovery
Find relevant enterprise data assets based on intelligent recommendations from IBM Watson® and peers.
Enrich data with context by automatically assigning classifications and terms from a business glossary to assets within a data catalog.
Automate data profiling to assign data quality scores and improve curation through data quality rules powered by machine learning.
Manage data policies
Protect data, manage compliance with active policy management. Use workflows to create desired review, approval, and publication processes.
Manage data products lifecycle
Organize data assets, dashboards, machine learning models within a data catalog that simplifies self-service access to high-quality data.
Advanced data privacy
Identify sensitive data and dynamically enforce data security and protection with capabilities to automatically mask and protect data.
Data privacy risk assessment
Conduct automated privacy risk assessments on your data assets and obtain recommendations to mitigate the identified risks.
Gain visibility into the provenance of data and how data is moved, transformed and consumed across applications and data sources with data lineage.
360-degree views of enterprise data
Find, match and identify relationships across data sources with master data management for automated data matching and entity resolution.
Dive deeper with the ebook
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Data governance case studies
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Data governance tools
Use these tools within IBM Cloud Pak for Data to build your data governance program with a data fabric architecture.
IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog
Activate enterprise data for AI and analytics with a data catalog, backed by active metadata management and policy management.
IBM Watson Query
Execute distributed and virtualized queries across a disparate data landscape and overcome data silos with this universal query engine for data integration.
IBM Data Privacy Risk Assessment
Automate data privacy risk analysis by purchasing an add-on that supports frictionless standardized privacy risk assessments.
IBM Match 360
Consolidate data sets from disparate data sources to provide a 360-degree view of entities with ML-powered and master data management.
News and events
Data governance webinars
Watch webinars to learn best practices to build a data governance program and essential capabilities of data governance tools.
The Data Differentiator: A guide for data leaders
Explore the strategic steps to design and implement a data management and data governance strategy that drives business advantage.
Forrester Total Economic Impact report
Learn how IBM Cloud Pak for Data and IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog services are creating up to 158% ROI for your peers.
Data Governance on IBM Cloud Pak for Data as a Service
Build a governed data foundation with a data fabric architecture in the cloud, fully managed by IBM.
Data Governance Express on IBM Cloud Pak for Data Software
On-premises customers, quickly build a governed data foundation with a data fabric architecture using our express solutions.