The demand for better intelligence about data isn’t just a future requirement, but it has increased over the past few years with the introduction of regulations, such as GDPR, HIPAA, and CCPA, and a need for better data knowledge in digital transformation initiatives. The market has responded with a new generation of data catalog solutions.
Although data catalogs have existed for years in technical metadata management software, spreadsheets, centralized document repositories, and inside the heads of data-native workers, this new generation of data catalog is automated, business aware, and instrumented and uses crowdsourcing to turn data intelligence into knowledge, meeting the needs of a new generation of data-native workers, Gen D.
To learn more about the changing data catalog landscape, check out this research report by IDC that looks at the major players in the data catalog space. Infogix was named a leader in this competitive evaluation.