SAP Information Steward Capabilities
In today’s scenario data has become very important asset to the organizations,as organizations are totally relying on performance of its employees and some employees as Data Steward totally relying on performance of data. They always want to fine-tune their most important assets during their work, as they own it. So in a longer run it impact organizations growth when it comes to analysis,strategy & reporting etc
Now the problem related with data arises that when some user from different business process area maintains the data in their own version, at the time of reporting or analysis they all use their own version of data for this purpose. organization needs to put a lot of effort in terms of time & manpower to resolve this.this seems to be waste of effort, time & money for companies.
SAP information steward which is part of EIM solution portfolio can help to resolve issues discussed above. By using this software data owner of an organization can see how good the data is through some score card and this can be part of your strategy that if data is good to go further for strategy and analysis. so imagine the BIG picture behind the using this software.
Not only getting the data insights, but users can also profile their data by keeping various dimension as reference point. There are some more module associated with it as well as by metadata management user can perform metadata management analysis, another module is metapedia – in which they can define their own terms for business and can link it with existing landscape and in cleaning package builder module users can use for defining cleansing packages to parse and standardize data
So here data user can trust to data as they are getting 360 degree view of data, and at the time of actual implementation more business and IT involvement makes it “Feel Good”. So finally It empowers data stewards to providing a place where they can put some standards which relates to their data, and can make it in role organizationwide.