Data lineage is the key to understanding the relationships between data items across the enterprise or in individual lines of business. The number and diversity of data sources, the number of data items, and the complexity of applications makes Data Lineage analysis a daunting challenge.
Our technical teams have implemented various solutions that automated the lineage challenge. It created an index of the key elements of financial reporting, then tracing back each element in the report through the rules, transformation logic, and intermediate calculations that were appliedto it sources. It provides a different level of summarization and granularity for Auditors, Executives, IT, Data Stewards and Business community.