The Essential Guide to Data Lineage in 2021
December 11, 2020
Data lineage is the ability to fully understand how data flows from one place to another within the infrastructure that was built to house and process it.
If organizations do not know where their data comes from or goes, they are accepting risk on many different levels, and it is very difficult to extract value from their data. Organizations that cannot extract value from data stand a good chance of being out-competed and replaced by organizations that can.
In this e-book, we describe data lineage in detail with illustrations from several core use cases. We explore the importance of data lineage from various perspectives, address barriers to adoption, and demonstrate the value of automated data lineage.