Business transformation through insight generation capabilities through sap information steward
Updated June 30, 2022

Business transformation through insight generation capabilities through sap information steward

Dhaval Gala | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with SAP Information Steward

We used it in global hi-tech companies operating in advanced semiconductor technology manufacturing companies operating in 16 countries in order to leverage consolidated data objects at the group/ country / SBU level
  • Audit trail management of Metadata to ensure due diligence with respect to the quality of data
  • Control features and identification of risk wrt data
  • Ready recknor in form of advance bi reports for procurement and costing kpi
  • Flexible comparison and filter functio ality across cross organisation data
  • Bi capability development
  • Tight Integration with oracle
  • Block chain functionality
  • Digital dashboard
  • Papm tool (profitability & performance management) integration
  • Sac tool ( sap analytics cloud) integration
  • Leveraging on usage of meta data by ensuring mitigation of data quality risk
  • Provides information system layer to the organization as a due diligence functionality. Therefore, advanced KPI audit functionality made it possible for performance review of employees.
  • Audit trail and other auditing functionality in real-time. ROI: Insights storage for a particular trend
  • Negative impact: cost for skilled labor when activities across the organization becomes more homogeneous
The ability to flexibly connect with multiple ERP tools and cloud analytics capabilities provides sap upper hand in the enterprise data management sector

Do you think SAP Information Steward delivers good value for the price?


Are you happy with SAP Information Steward's feature set?


Did SAP Information Steward live up to sales and marketing promises?


Did implementation of SAP Information Steward go as expected?


Would you buy SAP Information Steward again?


Well suited for complex and quickly adaptive manufacturing sector like semiconductor manufacturer where the existence of complex KPI requirement across global platform needed to be reviewed at a single dashboard Not recommended in case where the data origin is directly from very few errors system and activities across the globe are more or less homogeneous

Using SAP Information Steward

34 - We have many repositories created for consultants inorder to develop infrastructure for the consultants where they can share ideas, template, project specific presentations, worklist, industry specific best practices etc.
It helps in data polishing, streamlining data requirement, auditing data quality and standard
7 - BI Technician , SAP Solution Architect to decide the quality of assignments, Business Data Analyst
  • repository maintenance in an structured approach across the organization
  • Auditing data as per the industry specific governance processes
  • Client Data Protection adherence
  • CDP Tools being developed and ready reckoner available for the same
  • Data sharing across business streams
  • BI tools availability
  • Analytics
  • Machine Learning Capability
  • AI
Out of the box solution

Evaluating SAP Information Steward and Competitors

Yes - Yes, it replaced Azure software.
Because od the flexibility that SAP provides to connect accross differrent software
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
Product Features: Digital Dashboard and Jamboard provide very effective business processes
Product Usability and Analytics capability will be the key criteria

SAP Information Steward Implementation

Ready recknoer tools that act as reference are missing that can help to formulate ;Decision Driven Framework' for various strategic decesions
Yes - 5 phases across 1.5 years
Distribution of work across multi layered project approach and across vertical matrix structure
  • vertical matrix integration and setup

SAP Information Steward Support

Support provided by SAP is not so good. It is time consuming and many a times we were charged for unnecessary request such as rectification of error codes
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Support cares about my success
Quick Initial Response
Problems left unsolved
Need to explain problems multiple times
Yes. For addressing key issues reported which has impact on real time processing
DSAP Digital Dashboard connection.
Queries w.r.t advance features of SAP Jamboard functionality

Using SAP Information Steward

It provides out of box solution for information management at organisation level
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Well integrated
Feel confident using
Requires technical support
Lots to learn
  • system configuration for setting hierarchical data quality standards
  • Embedded Analytics
  • Technical help required for many purposes
  • Digesting
  • complex data driven setting
Yes - BI reporting works quite well