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A Chief Data Officer Christmas Poem

When I was young everything about Santa was a magical. The way he knew what everyone wanted. How he could tell who was naughty and nice. Flying all over the world in a few hours delivering presents. And squeezing down chimneys! Now that I’m older I realize Santa is really …

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Information Steward Installation tip

I’ve recently gone through issue with IS installation (IS 4.2 SP 5) which took longer time to complete than expected (Even though all the prerequisites were in place). After some basic research , I found that the culprit is the mapped network drivers in the system. The workaround for this …

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List of Information Steward rules from repository

Here’s the query that lists all the rules and the associated projects , tables and dimensions within the Information Steward repository.It also provide the rule created date. Environment Information Steward 4.2.5 SQL server 2012 Query select distinct t5.technical_name as Project_name ,t1.business_name as Rule_name ,t2.value as Quality_dimension ,t4.technical_name as Table_name  ,t1.effective_dt …

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Metapedia – What’s That Used For?

Information Steward’s Metapedia promotes proactive data governance with common understanding and agreement on business taxonomies related to business data. With Metapedia, users have a central location for defining standard business vocabulary of words, phrases, or business concepts and relating that terminology to metadata objects (e.g. systems, tables, reports) as well …

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New Information Steward FAQs

A new Information Steward FAQ page has been added to the Information Steward wiki.  Here is a look at the initial questions that have been posted and answered. Please bookmark the page and the wiki as for future reference as questions arise as well as contribute with additional answers to …

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Metadata Management in a SAP Landscape

In this blog, we will explore how Metapedia and the native Metadata Integrators bundled with Information Steward can support you in managing your SAP landscape’s metadata. SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise and Some Basics on Data Impact/Lineage and Metapedia SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (SAP NW BW) SAP HANA SAP Data Services SAP …

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Publishing to Data Services Designer

Publishing to Data Services Designer Publish a DCA Solution Data cleansing solutions created by DCA within Information Steward are published and can then be used immediately within Data Services Workbench (DSW).  If your preferred development environment is Data Services Designer, then this section will take you through the steps to …

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