Metadata can tell you so much – just ask!
Metadata, the ‘glue’ of coherence which actuates people, processes and systems
Metadata is the ‘glue’ of coherence which actuates people, processes and systems across ecosystems & beyond. Metadata is often described as ‘data about data’ so on that basis, why doesn’t metadata receive the same due care and attention as ‘data’? If anything, metadata is more important and valuable than ‘data’, yet it’s treated like a Cinderella. Everything we said about data, applies equally to metadata! Ignore your metadata at your peril.
On the roadmap to the future of computing, it’s important to know your metadata and its condition. Typically, this will be patchy according to its nature:
Missing metadata are a problem
There are constraints regarding the extent to which metadata can, or should, be remediated, inferred or interpolated – and still remain valid. Fixing gaps or errors in metadata is tricky, fraught with all kinds of unexpected considerations:
Gen up with our metadata sitrep
It’s really important to know your metadata, to identify what metadata you have and haven’t got and consider what can or can’t be done about that. From our metadata sitrep, you will gain a view of the condition & coverage of your domain metadata and what that augurs for the future. Please enquire for further information.