Skip to Content
Contact Us

Understand How the Quality of Your Data Impacts Your Business – with SAP Information Steward

Understand How the Quality of Your Data Impacts Your Business – with SAP Information Steward

Monitor, analyze, and improve data integrity with SAP Information Steward. The solution combines data profiling and metadata management tools to provide you with continuous insight into the quality of your enterprise information. Understand the impact of data quality on your processes – and enhance your operational, analytical, and data governance initiatives.

 

Why SAP Information Steward?

 

Because you need to understand, analyze, and quantify the impact of data  and data quality “ on your enterprise processes. With SAP Information Steward you can:

  • Facilitate collaboration among data analysts, data stewards, and IT staff
  • Improve data quality with increased transparency into origins and lineage 
  • Consolidate, integrate, and audit metadata from all relevant sources
  • Enhance information governance with consistent data validation rules and guidelines 
  • Gain a better understanding of data quality metrics with intuitive dashboards and scorecards 
  • Reduce IT costs and complexity with a single solution for data profiling and metadata management

SAP Positioned as a Leader for 10th Consecutive Year:
Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

Learn how SAP Information Steward can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
Collaborate to improve information governance
Facilitate collaboration among data analysts, data stewards, and IT experts to substantially improve your enterprise information management initiatives and overall data integrity.

 

Maximize visibility into data quality metrics
Get comprehensive visibility into data quality at all levels of your data management landscape.

 

Identify data-related cost savings
Forecast the savings you can achieve by improving data quality, and use this information to secure funding and support for your data quality initiatives.
Collapse
Technical Capabilities

Data Profiling
Run data validation policies on data in the context of business process

Metadata Management
Automated collection of technical and business metadata for applications repositories

Cleansing Package Builder
Empowers domain experts to develop custom data cleansing solutions for any data domain ( Party and Non-Party)

Collapse

System requirements for SAP Information Steward

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios. Please refer to the SAP Information Steward Sizing Guide for details. Also, please see the SAP Information Steward Product Availability Matrix for the latest information on updates and releases.

Operating Systems LINUX ON X86_64, WINDOWS CLIENT 32-BIT, WINDOWS CLIENT 64-BIT, WINDOWS FOR X86_64
Web Browsers Internet Explorer 10 Desktop, Internet Explorer 9.0
Database systems DB2 LUW 64-BIT, MS SQL SERVER, MYSQL DATABASE SERVER, ORACLE 32-BIT, ORACLE 64-BIT, SAP ASE FOR BUSINESS SUITE, SAP ASE SERVER, SAP HANA DATABASE, SYBASE IQ SERVER, SYBASE SQL ANYWHERE

Licensing and purchasing options for SAP Information Steward

The modular structure of SAP Information Steward allows you to license and pay for only the functionality and number of users that you require at any given time. Start with the packages and licenses your organization needs right now and add more users and functionality as your needs evolve. This product is deployed on-premise and requires a perpetual license. Contact your local SAP account executive for additional licensing and purchasing options.

image

Buy SAP software now and pay later — with our flexible payment plans and financing options

image

For general licensing information, consult Licensing SAP Software: A Guide for Buyers

See what our customers are saying

Implementation

Ensure a successful implementation and maximize your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP Information Steward – from planning and installation to operation.

Previous

Plan your installation

Refer to SAP Information Steward Installation Guide for important information about installation and upgrade planning.

Confirm that you have a license key

To request permanent license keys, you need authorization under myProfile*. To extend your authorization, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download the SAP Information Steward software installation package.

Next
image

Need additional help with your implementation? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services 

image

Find an SAP partner to help with your implementation

Complete the installation steps

Refer to Master Guide: SAP Information Steward for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

Other installation resources:

Documentation Map

Upgrade Guide

Administrator Guide

Integrator Guide

image

Need additional help with your implementation? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services 

image

Find an SAP partner to help with your implementation

Previous

Manage your SAP applications

Refer to Application Operations Guide: SAP Information Steward* to learn how to manage, maintain, and run your SAP applications at peak performance.

Ensure the security of SAP Information Steward

Download the SAP Information Steward Security Guide* for important information on ensuring the security of your software.

Next
image

Need additional help with your implementation? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services 

image

Find an SAP partner to help with your implementation

Previous

Enhance your knowledge of SAP Information Steward

View the SAP Information Steward training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and train when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our learning maps

Consultants, get role-specific learning maps with SAP implementation and operation information. These online knowledge products cover our latest products and upgrades.

Next
image

Need expert guidance with your educational needs? Learn how education consulting services from SAP can help

 

Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP Information Steward – so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away.

Previous

Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP Information Steward 4.2. 

Download the matrix now

Plan your upgrade

The Upgrade Master Guide contains important information about SAP Information Steward 4.2 upgrade planning.

Read the guide

Plan landscape changes

The Landscape Planner lets you visualize your existing system landscape, simulate changes, and analyze the impact.

Use the planner

 

 

Next
Previous

Identify dependencies

Use the Upgrade Dependency Analyzer to determine if your upgrade will have an impact on your other systems.

Access the analyzer

 

Size the implementation

Use the Web-based Quick Sizer tool to help you select an economically balanced system based on your requirements.

Open the Quick Sizer tool

 

 

Next
Previous

Complete the upgrade steps

Refer to the SAP information Steward Upgrade Master Guide for an overview of the upgrade process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

View the guide

Ask the Community

Visit the SAP Information Steward community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

Visit the community

Next
image

Need additional help with your upgrade? Contact SAP Digital Business Services or SAP Enterprise Support services

image

Find an SAP partner to help with your upgrade

Support

Get the support you need to keep SAP Information Steward running at peak performance. Our experts can help you maximize the value of your software, take advantage of new business models and capabilities, and more.

Expert Community

Connect with SAP experts – and get the latest news and views on SAP Information Steward implementations, upgrades, innovations, and best practices.

Previous

SAP Solutions for EIM Deliver Data Excellence for a Digital Enterprise

SAP announced product innovations in its SAP Information Steward solution with the ability to easily monitor compliance with information policies defined in the tool.

Making SAP Information Steward a Key Part of Your Data Governance Strategy

Read the blog from our partner, Decision First, to understand how the Metadata Management and Metapedia module of SAP Information Steward can help in areas of Data Governance.

Subscribe to the SAP Information Steward Playlist

Watch a series of video tutorials on SAP Information Steward – and get the latest tips and tricks for using our data profiling, information policy, and metadata management tools.

Next
Back to top