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IGC Trial puts governance catalog in your hands in a few minutes

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Offering Manager, IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, IBM

A decade ago, information governance was dictated and enacted by a select group of people. Today, while the principles of information governance are largely owned by the same select group of people, everyone has a hand and shared responsibility in the enactment and fulfillment of governance. Whether it is through quality assessment, monitoring and reviewing usage, adherence to policies and rules or engagement on the annotation and structuring of data. The data owner, architect or developer are usually most familiar with this information, and are therefore responsible for contributing to the governance of information. Thus, information governance has become a shared responsibility within any organization.

Information governance is required at all levels of an organization, across both structured and unstructured data so organizations can both catalog and control what they have. However, most organizations don’t know where to begin. Multiple standards and requirements can be daunting – and demand companies to comply with external regulations, while trying to derive trusted and meaningful insights from their data.

Now, there’s an easier way get started creating your information governance program. IBM® InfoSphere® Information Governance Catalog (IGC) Trial makes data simple and accessible to all. The IGC Trial helps you explore and experiment with the five tenets of your information governance program – Business glossary, Governance policies and rules, Stewardship, Classification, and Analysis reporting. Download our powerful catalog solution with sample data, and start immediately reaping the benefits within your organization. You can use IGC Trial to explore the existing foundational elements of your information governance program, or create your own.

A well-defined catalog of information is required to align business and compliance requirements with enterprise and reference architectures. It is important to encourage a standard approach to information governance to provide structure and understanding within your organization. This approach increases the accessibility of data -helping your organization to monetize data to create a sustainable advantage.

Unified Governance and Trusted Information

IGC Trial allows data, and insights about data, to be readily available for your business solutions, development and analytics. Through the support of Unified Governance within IGC Trial, an enterprise can ensure not only the disclosure and understanding of data, but also its consistency and quality, providing a more comprehensive view while mitigating risk. It also easily allows users to search, explore and identity information in supporting the business while ensuring compliance.

Here are three top things that you can explore while giving IGC Trial a go:

  1. Explore the information assets in IGC Trial to discover their meaning, structure, usage or consumption.
  2. Understand how the IGC Trial supports Unified Governance and compliance for risk, security and other requirements, delivering critical value and key information for all users.
  3. Evaluate the process for loading and annotating assets into IGC Trial, extending its use to support additional asset or system types, and learn how to deliver analysis reports on Data Lineage.

With the IGC Trial, learn how to implement and deliver upon your information governance requirements and initiatives, and deliver trusted and meaningful information to users.

Get started with the IGC Trial now.