Business Glossary tools

List of tools that help build, maintain an share business glossaries.

Dataedo

Dataedo Business Glossary tool provides glossary of business terms, their definitions, relationships between each other and mapping to data assets elements. It allows creating different types of terms, such as term, category, policy and rule. Using Dataedo Business Glossary you can define relationships between terms, categories, rules and policies in the catalog.

Data Policies and Rules: Yes
Export: HTML
Integration with Technical Metadata: Yes
Linkage to reports/apps: Yes
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: Yes

Alteryx Connect

Alteryx Connect is one of a kind of data governance and collaborative exploration platform for data asset discovery, sharing, and validation. It can be used as an enterprise business glossary where you define your standard business terms in a data dictionary and link them to assets in the data catalog so that context and meaning of assets are consistent across teams with a common vocabulary.

Data Policies and Rules: Yes
Export: HTML,PDF
Integration with Technical Metadata: Yes
Linkage to reports/apps: Yes
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: Yes

Apache Atlas

Apache Atlas is the one stop solution for data governance and metadata management on enterprise Hadoop clusters. Its glossary feature enables you to define a hierarchical set of business terms that represents your
business domain. You can then associate these glossary terms with the metadata entities that Atlas manages. This
hierarchical business catalog makes it easier to organize and discover data stored in Hadoop.

Data Policies and Rules: Yes
Export: -
Integration with Technical Metadata: Yes
Linkage to reports/apps: Yes
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: No

OvalEdge

OvalEdge is a data governance tool that allows to build a business glossary and define data quality rules. It enables to manage data access through policies, controls, and workflows.

Data Policies and Rules: Yes
Export: -
Integration with Technical Metadata: Yes
Linkage to reports/apps: Yes
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: Yes

Alation

Alation lets you create a business glossary in minutes. You can track terms, assign owners, track relationships and even directly map the glossary to underlying data objects like tables, attributes and reports. If you have an existing glossary, use Alation to connect your glossary with your other data assets, to make it even more useful to your analytics, business, and technology teams.

Data Policies and Rules: Yes
Export: -
Integration with Technical Metadata: Yes
Linkage to reports/apps: Yes
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: No

ER/Studio

ER/Studio Enterprise Team Edition provides robust logical and physical modeling, business process and conceptual modeling, creation of enterprise data dictionary, business glossaries, and more. It enables you to document and enhance data and metadata for enterprise architectures, and share and collaborate on global business glossary terms and definitions.

Data Policies and Rules: Yes
Export: CSV,HTML,PDF,XML
Integration with Technical Metadata: Yes
Linkage to reports/apps: Yes
Reference data: Yes
Support for workflow: No