Five Providers of Data Intelligence Software Platforms Named IDC Innovators

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#IDCInnovatorslt;/agt;–International Data Corporation (IDC)
today published an IDC Innovators report profiling five companies that
are disrupting the data integration and integrity software market with
differentiated data intelligence software platforms. The five companies
named IDC Innovators are Alation, Collibra, erwin Inc., Reltio, and
Unifi Software.

Data intelligence software is a view of functional segments in the data
integration and integrity software market as defined by IDC. These
segments include data profiling and stewardship, master data definition
and control, data cataloging, and data lineage management. This view was
created to size and forecast software that is used in the processes of
data governance, data quality management, and self-service data – each
having become significant in this new era of digital transformation and
complex regulatory restrictions.

“Data intelligence software provides resources across business and IT
with information to improve data literacy and knowledge, supporting data
governance and protection capabilities that can enable the organization
with data,” said Stewart
, director of Data
Integration and Integrity Software

research at IDC. “Vendors profiled in this report are disrupting the
market with new innovations that insert automation, collaboration, and
machine learning into collecting, managing, and analyzing the data about

Alation is an automated data catalog capable of capturing data location
and utilization metrics combined with crowdsourcing and collaboration to
help identify high-value data and reveal business nuances.

Collibra is a data governance solution with a suite of capabilities that
provide data stewards, governance managers, and data executives with the
knowledge necessary to find, protect, and improve trust in data.

erwin Inc. provides a data governance platform surrounded by data
mapping, business process, enterprise architecture, and data modeling
capabilities that provide a data-first focus in enterprise context.

Reltio is a modern master data management platform in the cloud,
including reference data management, data profiling, data quality,
workflow, collaboration, and data relationship graphing for 360-degree
multidomain views of master data.

Unifi offers a data cataloging and preparation platform enhanced with a
knowledge graph that captures how people work with data and an
artificial intelligence (AI) capability that learns from data and
metadata to improve user experience.

The report, IDC
Innovators: Data Intelligence Software Platforms, 2019
#US43554518), profiles five companies that offer compelling and
differentiated data intelligence software platforms.

About IDC Innovators
reports present a set of vendors – under $100 million in
revenue at time of selection – chosen by an IDC analyst within a
specific market that offer an innovative new technology, a
groundbreaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new
business model. It is not an exhaustive evaluation of all companies in a
segment or a comparative ranking of the companies. Vendors in the
process of being acquired by a larger company may be included in the
report provided the acquisition is not finalized at the time of
publication of the report. Vendors funded by venture capital firms may
also be included in the report even if the venture capital firm has a
financial stake in the vendor’s company. IDC INNOVATOR and IDC
INNOVATORS are trademarks of International Data Group, Inc.

For more information about IDC Innovators research, please contact Karen
Moser at

About IDC
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premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and
events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer
technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers
global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry
opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC’s analysis and
insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment
community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their
key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG),
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