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Information Governance Solutions

Deliver high quality, timely data across your organization – with information and data governance solutions from SAP

Support your business and analytic applications – and minimize the cost of information delivery – with information and data governance software from SAP. Create and manage guidelines and policies to ensure that information is maintained, secure, and retrievable. Measure data quality to meet complex requirements for modeling and simulation. And improve master data management (MDM) so that disparate sources can meet legal and regulatory compliance.

Solution Capabilities

Included Capabilities

Master Data Management (MDM)

Govern the creation, distribution, maintenance, and replication of master data

Create, distribute, maintain, and replicate complete and accurate master data with MDM software from SAP. Provide all of your lines of business with a single version of the truth – for better-informed decision making, improved process efficiency, and faster responsiveness to change.

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Data Quality

Empower your decision makers with trusted, high quality data

Manage data quality issues across all domains and sources in a single view. Use dashboards to monitor data management and analyze trends. Standardize, validate, enrich, and match data according to your specific business rules and requirements. And deliver timely and accurate information to decision makers and stakeholders

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Information Stewardship

Take charge of information across your enterprise

Oversee information throughout its lifecycle – no matter how it’s used, who owns it, or where it resides. Perform data discovery and profiling to identify potential savings, lower the cost of downstream data cleanup, and improve collaboration between data analysts and stewards. See at a glance whether data quality meets your standards while improving data security and privacy.

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Information Architecture

Simplify your information architecture to drive business transformation

Address the decision-making needs of each distinct business area in your organization with a simpler, more effective information architecture. Provide the specific information each area needs in the language it recognizes, while enhancing the quality of your information.

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Information Lifecycle Management

Manage data lifecycles across creation, archiving, retention,
and destruction

Comply with data retention and destruction regulations by defining policies that span country-specific requirements. Our information lifecycle management software can help you digitize paper archives, automate the collection and hold of information, off-load old data from live systems, and cut IT costs by decommissioning old systems.

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Enterprise Content Management

Systematically collect, organize, and manage your enterprise content

Capture, manage, store, archive, and deliver content that supports your key business processes. Our software can make your content simpler to find and use – to facilitate collaboration, ensure regulatory compliance, and help your business become more productive.

Learn more about SAP Extended Enterprise Content Management by OpenText >


Information governance for the networked economy

In today’s world, information is the fuel that runs your business.  This paper provides a practical framework for implementing information governance highlighting key technology considerations that are required to ensure success both today and in the future.

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Make information governance a reality

Enterprise information is at the core of all business operations and decisions – but managing it is no simple task. Discover how best-run organizations are using governance initiatives to improve information management and deliver accurate insights to employees.

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Unlock the power of information & data governance with
SAP Services

Accelerate innovation and maximize the true value of your information and data governance solutions with SAP Services. We have 15,000+ trained and certified consultants who can draw on 40 years of experience with hundreds of thousands of customers – and they’re eager to help. It’s the easiest way for you to get the end-to-end solutions you need to achieve your most important business outcomes and stay competitive. SAP Services can help your business:


Support your IT goals so you can focus on strategic opportunities

Deliver end-to-end governance solutions with reduced complexity

Leverage the power of the cloud with unmatched speed and expertise

Enhance your existing solutions with best-in-class knowledge transfer
and support


Expertly adopt and maintain SAP software

Get the support you need to implement and operate your data management solutions with maximum efficiency – and take advantage of new technologies. Explore our support services, from implementation to strategy and co-innovation, to see which meets your needs.

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Have questions? We’ve got answers

Visit our user-friendly help portal to gain instant access to the latest SAP product documentation, and receive a wealth of information about your data governance software – from installation and upgrades to security, integration, and
product availability.

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