Institutional Knowledge Sharing
Having access to metadata means you have an understanding of what your business data represents, when it was created, how it was manipulated, and the business rules for how it can be used. This is a major boost to today’s organizations, particularly those with a mobile or decentralized workforce.
Understand where your information comes from. Understand what IT systems support the business. See how data moves and flows through your business.
When employees are focused on one part of the business, they’re challenged to understand the full context of information they use or decisions they make. Users can use search and analytical tools to find out what happens downstream and upstream with the information they use.