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We performed a comparison between SAP Data Quality Management and SAP Information Steward based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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

To learn more, read our detailed SAP Data Quality Management vs. SAP Information Steward report (Updated: September 2022).
635,162 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"Our primary use case is for us to inspect the results from the product and material, and for releasing or leaving the status of the product."

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"Very easy to deploy.""Ability to collect information, monitor user access and to plan storage capacity.""Setup is straightforward.""Initial setup was straightforward.""The data profiling was excellent, as was the ease of generating the dashboards.""Data insight is the most valuable feature.""The Data Cleansing and the scorecard dashboard are very valuable. Additionally, the financial aspect of SAP Information Steward is very good. When a rule is incorrect then it will show how much is it costing the business. These features are very valuable.""The solution is very fast."

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Cons
"I would like for them to develop a feature to able to record all of our inspections; so all the data can go through SAP. It's not user-friendly or easy to get further analysis, so we mostly skip this step."

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"A problem with the solution is that it does not allow us to review the results of Information Stewards for other analogies.""The solution could improve by incorporating other applications, such as Power BI to show more visualization. More interaction with other solutions would be a good benefit.""Granularity could be reduced from an application level to the object level.""Performance could be improved.""The user experience of metapedia could be improved.""Support team is not very responsive.""We'd like to see some manipulation techniques included in SAP Information Steward.""Needs to be more powerful on rules."

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  • "I do not know if there were additional costs beyond the standard licensing fees."
  • "SAP Information Steward is an expensive solution compared to others."
  • "A bit pricey, and better tools are available for a lower price."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Our primary use case is for us to inspect the results from the product and material, and for releasing or leaving the status of the product.
    Top Answer:I would like for them to develop a feature to able to record all of our inspections; so all the data can go through SAP. It's not user-friendly or easy to get further analysis, so we mostly skip this… more »
    Top Answer:Our primary use case is for us to inspect the results from the product and material, and for releasing or leaving the status of the product.
    Top Answer:Ability to collect information, monitor user access and to plan storage capacity.
    Top Answer:As a value proposition, the solution is an expensive one but the benefits of having it as a cost-benefit analysis to prevent intrusion, breaches, inappropriate access, is warranted. So I would venture… more »
    Top Answer:I would like to see the granularity of the configuration reduced from a global or an application level to the object level, together with the ability to archive data retention and make reporting and… more »
    Ranking
    10th
    out of 42 in Data Quality
    Views
    1,306
    Comparisons
    1,135
    Reviews
    1
    Average Words per Review
    226
    Rating
    8.0
    3rd
    out of 42 in Data Quality
    Views
    1,696
    Comparisons
    1,240
    Reviews
    8
    Average Words per Review
    599
    Rating
    7.6
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    SAP BusinessObjects Data Quality Management, BusinessObjects Data Quality Management
    Information Steward, SAP Data Insight
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    Overview
    SAP BusinessObjects Data Quality Management, version for SAP solutions (DQM for SAP), enables you to embed support for data quality directly into SAP ERP,CRM and MDG applications. Start by entering a new customer, supplier, or partner record using the SAP ERP, SAP CRM , SAP MDG applications. Then this version of SAP BusinessObjects Data Quality Management software corrects components of the address, validates the address based on referential data sources, and formats the address according to the norms of the applicable country. This solution helps in avoiding the duplicate entities entering into your SAP ERP, CRM and MDG applications(supports different MDG data models for address validation and duplicate checks) and also helps in searching and improving your existing data.

    Monitor, analyze, and improve data integrity with SAP Information Steward software.  Combine data profiling and metadata management tools for continuous insight into the quality of enterprise information to optimize processes, and enhance operational, analytical, and data governance initiatives.

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    Sample Customers
    AOK Bundesverband, Surgutneftegas Open Joint Stock Company, Molson Coors Brewing Company, City of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International, Wªrth Group, Takisada-Osaka Co. Ltd., Coelba, R
    American Water, Graphic Packaging International, OSRAM Licht AG, Maxim Integrated
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Manufacturing Company12%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Energy/Utilities Company11%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise67%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business11%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise80%
    Buyer's Guide
    Data Quality
    September 2022
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    SAP Data Quality Management is ranked 10th in Data Quality with 1 review while SAP Information Steward is ranked 3rd in Data Quality with 8 reviews. SAP Data Quality Management is rated 8.0, while SAP Information Steward is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of SAP Data Quality Management writes "Has good scalability, it is easy to add new products". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Information Steward writes "Good for reporting and analysis purposes but not helpful for data transformation". SAP Data Quality Management is most compared with SAP Data Services, Informatica Address Verification, Precisely Trillium, Oracle Data Quality and Experian Data Quality, whereas SAP Information Steward is most compared with SAP Data Services, Informatica Data Quality, SAP Data Hub, SAP PowerDesigner and Collibra Catalog.

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