Impact your business with improved data stewardship and data integrity
Maximize your visibility into data quality metrics.Gain a better understanding of data quality across your data management landscape. Access and analyze metrics by using intuitive dashboards and scorecards.
Enhance data governance with consistent processes.Improve enterprise information management initiatives by supporting analysts, data stewards, and IT experts with consistent validation rules and guidelines.
Lower IT costs and complexity with one solution.Discover, assess, define, monitor, and improve the quality of your enterprise data assets with data profiling and metadata management – all with one solution.
Data Insights for your enterprise
Fill the gap in your data quality process with Information Steward's Data Insights functionality.
Dashboards for data stewards.IS provides dashboards and recurring scorecards for data quality profiling and for continuous monitoring of data quality scores based on your existing data rules.
Shareable Data Quality Scorecards.Share insight and knowledge on the consistency and trustworthiness of your data. The Data Quality Scorecard provides a simple, shareable set of metrics showing:
Latest quality score
Data quality score metrics
Quality trend over time / run
Customizable Key Quality Dimensions (KPI) for your data
A central location for data definitions
Metapedia.Easily deploy an access-controlled, searchable wiki that has been highly specialized to act as a central location for defining, managing and implementing business terms and data policies.
Custom attributes supported
Built-in approval workflow for admins
History management and reversion supported
Frequently asked questions about SAP Information Steward
Can I run SAP Information Steward in a pure virtual environment?
Yes. If IS will be run in a pure virtual environment, physical Cores will not be counted. Instead, each virtual Core that runs the licensed software, including those that are temporarily assigned or scheduled to cover peak processing, is counted.
Can Information Steward and Data Services share a single database repository?
Yes, they can share a single database server instance, but differentiated by database or database schema.
Is Metapedia a suitable solution to document data standards?
Yes, Metapedia is intended to be a business glossary, which could very well be used to document data standard definitions.
What native SAP Metadata Integrators does SAP Information Steward support?
SAP Information Steward supports native metadata integrators in support of SAP PowerDesigner, SAP Data Federator, SAP Data Services, SAP HANA, SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse and SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.
In addition to these native SAP metadata integrators, there are additional native metadata integrators in support of Common Warehouse Modeling (CWM) and popular relational databases, including Teradata, Sybase SQL Anywhere, MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, IBM DB2.