Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) provides business and IT, users with powerful semantic search and dynamic facets to filter search results, data lineage, profiling statistics, 360-degree relationship views, data similarity recommendations, and an integrated business glossary. This enables IT users to be more productive and business users to be able to be full partners in the management and use of data. You can now quickly and efficiently manage enterprise data assets to maximize their value throughout the company. Business users can quickly find data and efficiently manage the lifecycle of business terms, definitions, reference data, and more.
The Beginner level will enable you to learn about Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog at a basic level. It constitutes of videos, webinars, and other documents on introduction to Enterprise Data Catalog, Mind map & Lifecycle, use cases, semantic search, search and relationships, data discovery, curation, profiling, custom attributes, and more.
After you complete all three Enterprise Data Catalog product learning levels, you will earn an Informatica Badge for Enterprise Data Catalog. So start your product learning right away!
This module covered an overview EDC, why EDC is imported in managing data in an organization, Data Asset Management, and Governance, and benefits of an Intelligent Data Catalog along with EDC use cases.
This module walked you through Search and Relationship, Data Discovery, Data Curation and Data Profiling. It showed you how to explore lineage and impact views, how relationship view helps in identifying the relationship between the selected asset and other assets in the Catalog, how to explore the general information of a particular asset and help you if you need to quickly find specific metadata.
Now move on to the Intermediate level for your EDC learning path and get to know more about the product.
This video explains what is Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) how can your organization benefit from EDC. By classifying your data, knowing more about your data, and sharing your data knowledge you can turn dark data into a valuable asset.
Data Catalog helps in Self-service discovery for analytics, data governance and IT impact analysis. Learn more about its three unique capabilities as you go through this video.
Additional Resource: Overview of EDC Key Features and Benefits
Go through this video to understand why Enterprise Data Catalog is imported in managing data in an organization and how to leverage the gold-mine of information which is hidden in your data assets.
Go through the following documents to get an overview of the Enterprise Data Catalog along with more information on Data Asset Management and Governance, types of Enterprise Metadata, and Tribal knowledge to AI-powered catalog.
Enterprise Data Catalog: Mind Map and Lifecycle
Click here to view the EDC Mind Map and Lifecycle. This will give you a consolidated view of how EDC works and also discuss the various elements of EDC like ingestion, profiling, classifying, index, annotate, and discover.
AI-Powered Data Cataloging Virtual Summit
Find out how to lay the data foundation to power all digital transformation priorities with an intelligent data catalog that delivers the best of AI, human knowledge and enterprise scale. In this video, you will hear from industry leaders and experts on topics such as modern architecture and usage, modern use cases, and enterprise-scale cataloging. Register and attend the session to know more.
This webinar showcases how Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) and Axon were critical to success and the best practices that have helped Hartford HealthCare operationalize their data governance program. During the webinar, you will learn the best practices for architecting and configuring EDC and Axon for optimal results, access management techniques, such as industry-standard roles, and how to use Axon and EDC for data lineage and so much more.
This video discusses about data discovery challenges and opportunities, Data Catalogs and the role they play in supporting your data governance program, and more specifically providing data context. it also talks about how AI can help deal with volume and complexity issues.
Here are the solution briefs to get you started:
- Build the Data Foundation for a Successful Business 360
This solution brief covers how to leverage Intelligence and Automation with Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog and Master Data Managementand realize value faster from your Business 360 Solutions. It includes some of the key benefits, such as the capability to identify and prioritize trusted data sources for Business 360 quickly, gain end-to-end visibility into data quality, completeness, and accuracy. The benefits also include understanding detailed data lineage, enabling self-service, and driving data democratization.
- Maximize the Value of Your Data With Data Asset Analytics
This solution brief teaches you how to proactively manage and optimize the value of your data assets with the industry's first automated data asset analytics solution. It includes key benefits such as gaining insight into data usage and users, identifying and sharing best practices to empower data-driven decision-making, and understanding and maximizing data asset value.
- Intelligent Data Cataloging for Cloud Data Warehouses, Data Lakes, and Lakehouses
Enterprises today are rapidly moving their data and analytics infrastructure to the cloud. While this move to capitalize on the cloud's agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency affects all aspects of data analytics, it's particularly urgent for data warehousing and data lakes. Learn how to accelerate AI-powered data discovery and cloud data integration with the help of this solution brief.
- Maximize the Value of Your SAP Investments With Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog
This solution brief covers the key benefits of Informatica EDC, such as gaining end-to-end visibility into data with lineage across SAP and non-SAP systems, improving change management and impact analysis, improving confidence in data-driven decision making, and more.
- Fuel Transformation With Enterprise Data Governance
This solution brief covers defining a data governance framework that enables effective collaboration between business and IT, identifying and classifying all your data with intelligent discovery and cataloging, generating more excellent business value from trusted, governed data, and more.
The Search feature in EDC enables you to discover specific assets and asset names using wild-card characters. Search for synonyms that are sourced from dictionaries, glossaries, and same-as relationships. Learn more about these through this video.
This video demonstrates how you can configure asset type system attributes and custom attributes in EDC. Go through this video to Configure EDC to customize filters, search results, or information displayed in the views with the help of a demo.
You can produce graphical data lineage for ETL mappings as well as change impact analysis. In today's Metadata era, Informatica EDC provides the next-generation machine learning, lineage and impact analysis feature. In this video, you would explore the lineage and impact views followed by a demo.
This quick video demonstrates lineage and impact capabilities of the Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog.
In EDC, the relationships viewed displays the asset relationships in a graphical form. In this video, explore how the relationship view helps in identifying the relationship between the selected asset and other assets in the Catalog followed by a demo.
This video will help you on how to explore the general information of a particular asset. Asset details view provides details such as the asset type, parent asset, resource that contains the asset, date at which the asset was last dated in the catalog, and the path to the asset in the EDC.
This video explains how customer attributes can narrow down the search results for a results asset in Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) when you need to quickly find specific metadata. Go through this video to know more.
This video explains assigning and curating new data domains in EDC, followed by a demo.
In this video, learn how to curate the inferred profile results for data domains. Go through this video to know more on how to curate data domains for columns and fields for more accurate data domain inferences with the help of a demo video.
This video explains how to explore associated data profiling statistics. Go through this video to know more about using Asset Details view to view general information about the asset such as the asset type, parent asset, and resource that contains the asset with the help of a demo.
Go through this video to learn more about synchronizing with Informatica Business Glossary.
Additional Resource: Enterprise Data Catalog - Working with a Business Glossary
Here are some videos and documents highlighting the best practices for EDC adoption:
- This document covers 7 Best Practices to Drive Data Catalog Adoption.
- This document helps you develop a governed self-service analytics strategy with the power of data through trusted, relevant, and timely business insights.
- "Accelerate Your Cloud Journey with an Intelligent Data Catalog eBook" guides you through the key processes of modernizing and moving data warehouses to the cloud.
- The eBook "Data Cataloging for Data Governance: 5 Essential Capabilities" describes the role an intelligent data catalog plays in supporting data governance.
Data Cataloging: Essential for your analytics modernization initiatives
Hear how Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog enables both business and IT users to discover, understand, curate, and manage all data assets across the enterprise, and see an AI-powered data catalog in action.
TDWI Checklist Report: The Data Catalog’s Role in the Digital Enterprise
With a modern data catalog, you can deliver trusted data for new use-cases, such as self-service analytics and big data analytics. Intelligent automation of data cataloging helps you onboard new systems and data very efficiently.
This datasheet explains about EDC Advanced Scanners and its ability to extract deep metadata from hybrid and multi-cloud data sources. It talks about how every data transformation within the organization can be traced and understood.
This blog focuses on the role played by EDC Advanced Scanners. It also mentions the importance of Informatica's acquisition of Compact Solutions and the synergy both the companies share. The blog emphasizes on the importance of metadata and the need to extract this data.
In "Meet the Experts: Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog 10.5 webinar," learn how Enterprise Data Catalog improves your ability to identify and catalog data across complex systems, both on-premises and in the cloud. The webinar explores new features and capabilities and takes a deep dive into EDC 10.5. Click here to view this webinar on-demand.
As enterprises move to the cloud, data platform modernization becomes critical. Data architectures based on traditional data warehouses must be rearchitected for the cloud. An essential part of modernization involves discovering and understanding your data landscape with the help of an enterprise-class data catalog, which provides intelligent and automated data asset discovery. The newest CLAIRE-powered capability in EDC, Data Flow Analytics, addresses the data mapping challenges by helping enterprises discover similar mappings, duplicates, and reusable mapping components. Refer to this solution brief for more information.
Here's a blog that describes the discussion with Christopher Corrigan, Data Governance Leader at Genworth Financial, to discuss their data governance journey and use of Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog and Enterprise Data Catalog Advanced Scanners. It covers the business value, cost savings, productivity, and time-to-market gains they attained by investing in Enterprise Data Catalog.
This Customer Success Story is how our customer Franciscan Alliance delivered trusted analytics to improve decision making by implementing Informatica solutions. It covers how Informatica solutions helped Franciscan built an enterprise data governance framework for stakeholders across the organization to use to validate and develop trust in their data.