Machine learning data catalogs allow companies to categorize, access, interpret, and collaborate around company data across multiple data sources, while maintaining a high level of governance and access management. Artificial intelligence is key to many features of machine learning data catalogs, enabling functionality such as machine learning recommendations, natural language querying, and dynamic data masking for enhanced security purposes.
Companies can utilize machine learning data catalogs to maintain data sets in a single location so that searching for and discovering data is simple for everyday business users and analysts alike. Users have the ability to comment on, share, and recommend data sets so colleagues can have an immediate understanding of what they are querying. Additionally, IT administrators can put into place user provisioning to ensure unauthorized employees are not accessing sensitive data.
Machine learning data catalogs are most frequently implemented by companies that have multiple data sources, are searching for one source of truth, and are attempting to scale data usage company-wide. These products are generally administered by IT departments, who can maintain organization and security, but data can be accessed by data scientists or analysts and the average business user. The data can then be transformed, modeled, and visualized either directly in the machine learning data catalog or through an integration with business intelligence software.
It should be noted that not all machine learning data catalogs provide data preparation capabilities and may require an integration with a business intelligence platform. Additionally, these tools differ from master data management software due to their enhanced governance, collaboration, and machine learning functionality.
To qualify for inclusion in the Machine Learning Data Catalog category, a product must:
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