erwin Web Portal

Self-service metadata access for business and technical users

Seeing is believing – and getting the job done. Different roles within an organization rely on different data to accomplish the business at hand. With erwin Web Portal, anyone in your organization can easily visualize important metadata that’s stored in the erwin Data Modeler solutions. Authorized stakeholders can use the customizable web-based interface to visualize their most important data assets – whether they’re creating data models or only need to understand the modeled information. It’s all presented in an intuitive and easily accessible fashion for a wide range of user types.

Offer collaborative,
self-service data access

Publish your data sources to a wide range of stakeholders so they can collaborate on data assets’ usage and management.

Get mission-critical
applications live faster

Significantly reduce tedious data source discovery and analysis cycles to get mission-critical data initiatives live more quickly.

Boost stakeholders’
trust in the data

Increase data integrity and earn stakeholders’ confidence with graphical data lineage that visualize the complex relationships between data assets.

Learn why data is the driving force for business success in our digital age, including why enterprise and process architects should care.

Data Access for All

Different stakeholders have varying reasons for needing access to data models, such as building a mission-critical data integration platform or developing queries to specific information for data analysis. Regardless of their function, erwin Web Portal gives them easy access to models and meta-data via a customizable, Web interface. Best of all, it’s self-service so authorized users get up-to-date data source information whenever they need it without requiring a technical resource’s time or expertise.

Foster Trust in the Data

If stakeholders trust their data, they‘re more likely to use it. With erwin Web Portal, they’ll always know their data’s source by graphically viewing the inter-relationships between elements to analyze lineage and better assess the impact of potential changes. The result is higher confidence in the data and increased data usage.

Collaboratively Update Data Models to Reflect Your Business

Stakeholders possess expert knowledge about your business that probably isn’t well-known outside their team. How can you update your data models so they reflect that expertise, such as using a particular business term or deleting an outdated node? With erwin Web Portal, stakeholders can easily add notes, attachments, and tag metadata which ensures data models accurately represent your business.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I give my stakeholders visibility into the data that drives their business?

erwin Web Portal’s web-based, intuitive interface makes it easy for your users to search and browse for any data – whether they’re building new models or just need access to specific information. Thanks to erwin Web Portal’s self-service capabilities, they can easily get the information they need without relying on a technical resource.

How do I increase my stakeholders’ trust in the data?

Trust and accountability in the data is a key driver for increasing usage. Web Portal gives stakeholders visibility into their data, such as graphically viewing the inter-relationships between data elements to analyze lineage and better assess the impact of potential changes. When users can clearly visualize their data’s source, they’ll have more trust in it.

How do I get feedback from my business users so I can be sure my data architecture is properly aligned to the business?

Your business users often have lots of “tribal knowledge” or unwritten information that isn’t commonly known by others but which could potentially add great value to your data architecture. erwin Web Portal gives them an easy way to share that knowledge by capturing their feedback on data models using metadata tags, comments, and attachments. This creates a managed feedback loop between model creators and consumers and helps ensure your data architecture properly reflects your business.