Data Lineage Best Practices Enhance Data Quality and Usability

By |2024-04-02T11:16:35-04:00November 15th, 2023|Data Compliance, Information Governance and Management|

Organizations depend on quality data to drive strategy and innovation. To unlock data quality, data users need a better understanding of that data. This includes knowing where it originated, how it has been used, and how it has transformed over time. Enter data lineage, a type of metadata that traces the journey of data through the organization. Data lineage provides a visual map of data items from their origin through every access point. By helping users observe different touchpoints along the data journey, it enables data stewards to validate for accuracy and consistency. It also provides necessary context about historical