Collibra® Recognized as a Leader by Independent Research Firm
New York, NY, February 25, 2016 — Collibra, a leader in data governance software solutions for business users, today announced it has been named a leader by Forrester Research in The Forrester WaveTM: Data Governance and Stewardship Applications, Q1 2016*. This report notes how a new market for data governance application is emerging, in which both technical and business staff manage policies. Forrester terms the new form of data governance DG 2.0.
According to the report, “Collibra is a good solution for customers seeking data governance that can extend enterprise-wide across a variety of different domains and use cases. Among emerging vendors, Collibra has the largest market presence, demonstrating its ability to support its various customers.“
Collibra received the highest score for strategy among all the category vendors. Forrester evaluates strategy based upon: 1) product strategy, including planned enhancements, key partners, and the vendor’s view of their target market and 2) product pricing and pricing options.
“We are pleased to be recognized as a leader by Forrester. We believe this validates Collibra leadership and dedication to supporting the broad range of data governance initiatives, from the basic to cutting-edge,” said Felix Van de Maele, CEO of Collibra. “In our opinion, the Forrester description of DG 2.0 aligns with the Collibra vision of business driven data governance. “
“Forrester has taken a bold step to try and define the data governance technology market, and I believe this recognizes that the Collibra data governance platform addresses both simple and highly complex challenges. Its extensive functionality and ease of configuration and adaptation make it possible to support the broadest possible set of use cases,” said Stan Christiaens, Collibra CTO. “I am very pleased with receiving the highest score in the strategy category – and particularly product strategy — from Forrester. Our technology leadership, including the first mobile application for data governance, are part of our continued investment in the advancement of data governance automation and capabilities. “
*The Forrester WaveTM: Data Governance Stewardship Applications, Q1 2016, Seven Providers Support The Data Governance 2.0 Journey” by Henry Peyret with Gene Leganza, Michele Goetz, Alex Kramer, and Diane Lynch, February 22, 2016
Collibra is the global leader in business-driven data governance solutions. It was founded to address data management from the business stakeholder perspective. Delivered through a cloud-based or on-premise solution, Collibra provides data stewardship, data governance and data management for the enterprise business user. Collibra automates data governance and management processes by providing business-focused applications where collaboration and ease-of-use come first, giving all data users the benefits of having easy access to good and trustworthy data.