How IBM data governance is used
Create a data governance foundation
Create governance artifacts and run metadata enrichment to drive a better understanding of your data and its usage.
Address data quality issues
Analyze statistics and data quality scores visually and improve curation with AI-driven data quality rules.
Address data privacy and compliance
Identify sensitive data and enforce data protection rules dynamically to reduce risk of regulatory violations.
Manage data products
Simplify self-service data access with a data catalog that acts as the system of record for governed data and analytics assets.
Benefits of data governance
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
Automate data discovery and improve data understanding with extensible business glossary, data classes, reference data, and classifications.
Manage policies and rules
Manage data policies, address regulatory compliance, promote audit readiness and maintain customer trust.
Automate data privacy and security at scale
Identify sensitive data and enforce data protection rules dynamically to control access to data assets across key endpoints within and outside the IBM platform.
Improve data quality
Address data quality issues with capabilities for profiling, cleansing, monitoring, matching, and enriching data.
Advanced data discovery
Find relevant assets from across the enterprise and at scale based on intelligent recommendations from IBM Watson® and peers.
Enrich data with context by automatically assigning business terms, ownership rules, classifications and other governance artifacts to data assets.
Address data quality issues closer to the source, assign data quality scores to assets and improve curation through AI-driven data quality rules.
Manage data policies
Protect data, manage compliance and audit-readiness, and maintain client trust with active policy management.
Manage data products
Manage and govern all your data and analytics assets within an intelligent data catalog that simplifies self-service access to trusted data.
Advanced data privacy
Identify sensitive data and dynamically enforce data protection 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.
Gain deeper visibility into the provenance of data and analyze how data is moved, transformed, and consumed across all applications and data sources.
360-degree views of organizational data
Easily find, match and identify relationships in context across a variety of use cases with automated data matching and entity resolution.
Dive deeper with the ebook
Discover the key goals, challenges, and building blocks of an effective governance solution as part of a data fabric.
Data governance case studies
Learn how IBM customers create innovative solutions
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Automate governance and data security with a data fabric.
Data governance included solutions
Use IBM Cloud Pak for Data to build these data governance 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.
IBM Match 360 with Watson
Consolidate data from disparate sources to provide a 360-degree view of entities powered by ML and governance capabilities.
News and events
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Forrester Total Economic Impact report
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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-prem customers, quickly build a governed data foundation with a data fabric architecture with our express solutions.