IBM named a Leader in the Gartner® 2022 Magic Quadrant™ for Data Quality Solutions

How it’s used

Data governance

IBM Cloud Pak for Data metadata enrichment dashboard

Know your data

Choose metadata enrichment objectives to better understand your data, its usage, and the policies and rules that govern it.

Data quality

IBM Cloud Pak for Data master data profile example

Trust your data

Assess quality of data assets visually to enable confidence and provide a full understanding of content and usability.

Data privacy

IBM Cloud Pak for Data data protection rule builder dashboard

Protect your data

Create data protection rules to deny or mask data, facilitating enterprise-wide data access with less risk of regulatory violations.

Data consumption

IBM Cloud Pak for Data data visualization dashboard

Use your data

Use visualizations such as relationship charts to spend less time on data search and prep and more time on extracting business value. 

Benefits of data governance and privacy

Dive deeper with the ebook

Discover the key goals of data governance and privacy as part of a data fabric, and view real-world industry examples.

Capabilities of governance and privacy

Advanced data discovery

Find relevant assets from across the enterprise and at scale based on intelligent recommendations from IBM Watson® and peers.

Metadata enrichment

Increase visibility across a distributed landscape by providing the right context and to help users access, identify and consume data.

Operationalize data quality

Establish data lineage and ensure use quality scores to improve data quality across structured data, unstructured data, AI models and notebooks.

Manage data policies

Protect data, manage compliance and audit-readiness, and maintain client trust with active policy management across the data fabric.

Data lineage

Trace and analyze how data is moved and consumed across all your applications and data sources.

Advanced data privacy

Autonomous enforcement of data and AI governance policies throughout the data fabric, providing automatic decisions to 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.

Enable self-service data consumption

Enable self-service access to trusted and governed data to quickly find, understand, prepare and use the data to drive business outcomes.

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Automate governance and data security with a data fabric.

Governance and privacy solutions

Use IBM Cloud Pak for Data to build these data governance and privacy solutions into your data fabric.

IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog

Activate business-ready data for AI and analytics with intelligent cataloging, backed by active metadata and policy management. 

IBM Watson Query

Execute distributed and virtualized queries across a disparate data landscape with this universal query engine. 

IBM Data Privacy Risk Assessment

Automate privacy risk analysis by purchasing an add-on that supports frictionless standardized privacy risk assessments.


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Forrester Total Economic Impact report

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Leader for Data Quality Solutions

See why IBM is recognized as a Leader for Data Quality Solutions in the 2021 Garner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions.