erwin Named an IDC Innovator for Data Intelligence Software Platforms

The company’s EDGE data governance platform is profiled in a new IDC Innovators report on disruptors in the data integration and integrity software market

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 12, 2019erwin, Inc., the data governance company, has been named an IDC Innovator by the analyst firm in a new report on companies that are disrupting the data integration and integrity software market. The report, IDC Innovators: Data Intelligence Software Platforms, 2019 (IDC #US43554518, February 2019), profiles erwin as a company offering compelling and differentiated data intelligence software.

Data intelligence software is a view of functional segments in the data integration and integrity software market, according to the IDC Innovators report. The firm lists these segments as data profiling and stewardship, master data definition and control, data cataloging and data lineage management. IDC created this view to size and forecast software used in data governance, data quality management, and self-service data – each significant in this new era of digital transformation and complex regulatory restrictions.

“Data intelligence software provides resources across business and IT with information to improve data literacy and knowledge, supporting data governance and protection capabilities that can enable the organization with data,” said Stewart Bond, director of Data Integration and Integrity Software research at IDC. “Vendors profiled in this report are disrupting the market with new innovations that insert automation, collaboration, and machine learning into collecting, managing, and analyzing the data about data.”

The erwin EDGE platform, with data governance at its hub and surrounded by data mapping in addition to business process, enterprise architecture and data modeling capabilities, “provides a data-first focus in enterprise context,” as described by IDC. The software portfolio’s goal is to harmonize IT-driven data management with business-led data governance to unleash the power of enterprise data by unlocking accurate, actionable insights that lead to innovation and transformation while mitigating data-related risks.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized as an IDC Innovator for the work our team has done to create a software platform that delivers an ‘enterprise data governance experience’ so both IT and business stakeholders can collaborate to make sound decisions that benefit their organizations,” says Adam Famularo, erwin’s CEO. “There’s a lot of excitement among our customers and prospects when they realize how we’ve innovated beyond data modeling to address the entire data management and governance lifecycle. They’re especially interested to learn more about automated data harvesting, cataloging, lineage and impact analysis that help organizations use their data for actionable insights and informed decision-making.”

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