The new features address core data stewardship processes to connect the end-to-end needs of the enterprise in meeting rising demands to govern and steward data. These connected processes extend the power and reach of data governance into all areas of the business. New innovations include:
Streamlined Issue Management for both large and small data stewardship teams
Policy Sharing tools that extend the reach of data stewardship into natural business behaviors
Intelligent tagging functionality for issue management reporting and analytics that improves visibility and efficiency
Simplified collaboration for the distributed and virtual enterprise through business engagement tools enabling greater data ownership
"The IVM software platform has a long track record of success helping enterprises map out their information strategy and data governance requirements. DATUM clients around the world have relied on our platform to visualize the complexity of data and build out metadata to support governance," said DATUM CEO Will Crump. "These enhancements are a direct result of feedback from DATUM clients. We're pleased to apply our software innovation directly in support of the increasingly complex, daily work of data stewardship teams."
This year DATUM was highlighted in Gartner's 2016 Market Guide for Information Stewardship Applications and named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Stewardship Applications. Internationally, DATUM's business value approach to data received high marks in 2016 as a "critical success factor for large enterprises" from Bloor Research, one of Europe's leading independent IT research firms.