Dataedo Business Glossary helps you build and share a universal vocabulary of business terms with their definitions and mapping to the data.
Build a business glossary and map it to the data dictionary of your entire data ecosystem in shared metadata repository.
When browsing a data dictionary of specific application you can see the universal business definition of the entity related to the element of this field or table.
Databases can be huge and complex with thousands of tables and many more fields. With a business glossary-data dictionary links it is easy to find all occurrences of key data in all your databases.
It is easier for technical people to create a technical data dictionary. They can focus on application specific attributes and simply link existing business definitions from the glossary created by the business users.
Business glossary is a go to reference place where everyone in your organization can go for the answers on how to read, understand and find the data.
Established universal definitions of key concepts accelerate articulation of requirements for new reports and analytics, the design of the solution and later understanding of the presented numbers.
Allow everyone in the organization to speak the same language, break down silos and build collaboration, including on the line between business and IT.
With a business glossary mapped to data dictionary your business can be more self-reliant and from navigate from business-oriented vocabulary to the physical data, otherwise accessible only to the tech-geeks who know the complicated structure of the databases.
Business glossary is one of the basic assets in data governance initiative.
Define measures, KPIs, facts and dimensions of your analytics.
Add a layer of your organization’s vocabulary to the inadequate, confusing and generic naming in databases of packaged applications.
Define and share key entities of your enterprise data model and map it to physical data model.
Find master data in different databases.
Improve data quality with repository of rules and policies linked directly to the data dictionary.
Find and document critical data in all your data sources.
Capture all metadata in central repository in your environment.
Define multiple glossaries.
Business glossary holds place for business terms, definitions and rules.
Organize business terms and other entries in a hierarchy and define different types of relationships between them.
Terms, policies and rules can be mapped to data dictionary elements (tables and columns).
Enrich your glossary with multiple custom metadata fields.
It is easy to allow easy navigation between terms and dictionary elements.
You can define business terms directly from the specific data dictionary elements.
Data sensitivity classifications of business terms can be easily propagated to data dictionary.