"If It isn't documented, it doesn't exist. If it can't be measured, it has less value."
Businesses today are increasingly being asked to provide data, whether for internal executive reporting or for external regulatory requirements. With this demand comes the need for data to be complete, trustworthy and secure.
Successful organizations are those who continually evaluate whether they are maximizing the value of their data assets.
Without understanding legacy data, other companies struggle to realize strong foundations.
Documenting the linkages between components of the work process environment, the people, processes and technology, are key to helping the organization manage their data lineage.