Data democratization tools

Data democratization tools enable the access of data by anyone in the organization, regardless of their role or technical knowledge, in order to make data-informed decisions. It's a crucial element which eliminates gatekeepers and bottlenecks that they create in the company.


Dataedo is an on-premises data catalog & metadata management tool. It allows you to catalog, document, and understand your data with a data dictionary, business glossary, and ERDs. It reads your schema and lets you easily describe each data element with descriptions, business-friendly aliases, and custom fields. It features a data community module, which allows you to crowdsource knowledge about data from everyone in your organization.

Automated Cataloging: Yes
Business Glossary: Yes
Commenting/Community: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Data Classification: Yes
Data Lineage: Yes
Data Profiling: Yes
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Data democratization is essential to agile, data-driven organizations. The ability to access and understand data creates more data-driven employees and it leads to faster decision making. What is more, democratizing data allows the team members to take on ownership and more responsibility while using data to make decisions.

Enterprises that democratize data are able to access data that was previously locked in a data warehouse or data lake and accessible only to the IT employees. They are also able to address resource limitations and data enablement.

In our list, we included data democratization tools that can help you facilitate easy access to data.