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

Talend Data Catalog

Talend Data Catalog automatically crawls, profiles, organizes, links, and enriches all your metadata. The tool supports data privacy and regulatory compliance with intelligent data lineage tracing and compliance tracking. With a collaborative user experience, it enables anyone to contribute metadata or business glossary information.

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

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