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IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog vs Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog comparison

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We performed a comparison between IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog and Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Metadata Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog vs. Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog report (Updated: September 2022).
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    Top Answer:The capability of the tool to scan and capture the metadata from a variety of sources is one of the capabilities that I find most useful. The central repository into which it is going to put that… more »
    Top Answer:The model is somewhat flexible. There are certain aspects of the model that are not as flexible as we would like. It doesn't do certain things to a great level of depth. So, in situations where we… more »
    Top Answer:We are using it to understand the assets that we have from their technical metadata perspective, but we're also using it to align our business glossaries with the actual physical data location where… more »
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    Also Known As
    IBM Data Catalog
    Informatica EDC, Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog, Enterprise Information Catalog
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    IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog is an open and intelligent data catalog for managing enterprise data and AI model governance, quality and collaboration. By providing an end-to-end experience rooted in metadata and active policy management, the solution can be leveraged to find success across top use cases like regulatory compliance for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), governing data lakes, and self-service consumption of high-quality data.

    Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog provides a machine-learning-based discovery engine to collect data assets across the enterprise while increasing the understanding of those data assets through a graph-based enterprise information catalog. Powered by Informatica’s unique metadata services engine, Enterprise Information Catalog enables business analysts and data stewards to find all types of data across the enterprise; discover relationships among them; enrich data with business glossary terms and crowdsourced annotations; and understand the provenance, quality, and usage of their data.

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    Sample Customers
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    AIA Singapore, Mattel
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company21%
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Insurance Company8%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    Company Size
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise81%
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise75%
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    IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog is ranked 11th in Metadata Management while Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is ranked 3rd in Metadata Management with 4 reviews. IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog is rated 0.0, while Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog writes "An enterprise-scale solution with a pretty robust set of tools for scanning a variety of information sources". IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog is most compared with IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog and IBM InfoSphere Information Server, whereas Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog is most compared with AWS Glue, Collibra Catalog, Denodo, Azure Data Factory and Alation Data Catalog.

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