Trends Report

Vendor Landscape: Data Governance Stewardship Applications

Data Governance 2.0 Triggers A New Application Category

November 5th, 2015
Henry Peyret, null
Henry Peyret
With contributors:
Charlie Dai , Gene Leganza , Alex Kramer , Bill Nagel


In 2013, Forrester identified an emerging market of data stewardship tools to give data stewards and governance teams a workbench to support data management and data governance. While workflows, collaboration, reporting, and policy and rule management functionality began appearing in data management tools for data quality, metadata management, and master data management, the capabilities of these early tools still aligned to tech objectives, not business outcomes. In 2014, true workbenches for business data stewards began to appear. This report shows enterprise architecture (EA) pros what to expect from these new data governance stewardship applications and which capabilities to evaluate when selecting one.

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