What's Collibra?

Collibra is a market-leading metadata management and data governance tool. Its Data Governance Centre (DGC) is an interactive repository for managing data assets, data policies and associated rules.

Store all your data information (metadata) in one place

Achieve greater usage and understanding of your data

Measure and improve the quality of your data

Automate the collection and maintenance of your metadata

Use the workflow features to support data stewardship processes

Why Ortecha?

Ortecha works closely with the Collibra team to help organisations who’ve chosen to adopt the tool. We realise that its very flexibility means some companies struggle to use it as effectively as they could.

Ortecha has been a Collibra Consulting Partner for 3 years

We’re proud to have one of only 50 Rangers worldwide in our team

We understand the metamodel and possible customisations

We know the pitfalls to avoid when setting up information in the tool

We can advise on wider metadata and governance practices

How we can help you

Collibra Implementation

If you’re new to Collibra, it can be daunting to get it all set up. We can review your requirements, work out what you need, and help you set stable foundations for your future usage of the tool.

Collibra Audit

If you’ve been using Collibra for a while, you may find you’re not using it as effectively as you could. We can review your platform, metamodel and content, and develop a plan to get everything working smoothly.

Collibra Healthcheck

Even when Collibra’s set up to your satisfaction, it can be easy to get into bad habits over time. We can carry out regular audits, up to four per year, to keep you on the right track for the long term.

Collibra Consulting

Wherever you are with Collibra we can support you. Whether you need high-level one-off advice or regular ongoing guidance, we can help you use Collibra to efficiently manage your data.

CASE STUDY

Collibra Workflows at a Big UK Bank

The Challenge

A Big UK Bank had adopted Collibra as their Metadata tool, and were successfully using the Data Catalogue functionality to store their data elements and definitions, but hadn’t reflected their processes in the Workflows. Data Assets weren’t progressing through the lifecycle from ‘candidate’ to ‘approved’, so users lacked confidence using them.

The Chief Data Office team wanted to define their processes, set up the related Workflows, and understand the pros and cons of Collibra customisation.

What we did

Reviewed their Collibra implementation to understand existing customisations

Documented current and target state for their critical processes

Coached the Chief Data Office team how best to enable and customise Workflows

Recommended a way to mask unapproved assets from users

The Benefits

Clearly defined roles & responsibilities, process steps and dependencies

Improved knowledge of how to set up, edit and maintain Workflows

Increased understanding of how to make the most of the Collibra environment

Clarified the Data Asset lifecycle status, driving more confidence in their use

The focus on what the client needs, balanced with real life examples of how to get there has been refreshing.

Data Leader, Big 4 UK Bank

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