Likelihood to Recommend Well suited For quickly discovering, preparing, and sharing relevant data from a wide range of sources. Easily managing numerous file formats. For contributing and discussing data in one place to aid fast, efficient collaboration. For joining datasets from many sources. Integrating datasets with other platforms. Less appropriate For full data management. For those unfamiliar with database concepts and SQL. Very limited chart builder Read full review
The IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog is most well suited for large companies. With large companies storing data for a long amount of time, this can be helpful to allow all team members to find documents with ease. It would be less appropriate for storage that is deleted very often or does not needs to be saved for long amounts of time.
Read full review Pros Ingest data from almost any source Join disparate datasets Integrate with other platforms Create subsets of data and share across teams Read full review Data discovery. Technical Data Lineage. Business Data Lineage. Data . Multiple Data Catalog Management. Creation of Governance Rules. Data Masking. Read full review Cons Organize queries/datasets by categories Allow data edits for admins Requires knowledge of SQL - visual SQL builder would help with accessibility Read full review I think an industry-specific data catalog service will be good. Effective alignment of IBM consulting services and bringing in an Industry point of view will be great. Effective reach out like roadshows, etc. will be good. Read full review Usability
It's a very user-friendly platform for those familiar with database concepts and SQL. Documentation is extensive but for those with no prior knowledge it can be daunting. The lack of ability to organize queries and datasets by category can also be frustrating and sometimes difficult to navigate.
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Support has always been excellent.
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I haven't looked at any other products.
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The IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog is a great amount of storage for the price. It is easily accessed by all users in the company. It provides great search features and clear pathways to locate documents. This is great for the team and our client when needing access to a specific document.
Read full review Return on Investment Minimized the organizational reliance on Excel & email Provides more effective validation & standardization Allows staff easy access to data Slow adoption across the organization due to learning curve Read full review The negative note: is that it needs to have a very secure cloud infrastructure and with its data well defined for integration with other databases. The positive point: allows for quick data discoveries aiding a quick implementation of privacy programs. Read full review ScreenShots