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Collibra focuses on governing people, processes, and metadata to ensure that trustworthy information can be found quickly to drive business outcomes. This report analyzes the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the Collibra Data Governance Center product.


  • Collibra takes a strongly community-focused and process-based approach to data governance, enabling users to contribute knowledge and context to information.
  • Collibra is highly configurable, allowing the enterprise to customize the Data Governance Center environment to their specific industry and regulatory needs.
  • Metadata management is critical in today’s heterogeneous IT environments; in a noisy market, Collibra could benefit from promoting its technical capabilities.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the Collibra Data Governance Center product.
  • Evaluates the community-centric approach to data governance, and determines how it may be able to help reduce the effect of organizational silos.
  • Identifies the benefits of a data governance platform that caters equally to both business and technical users.
  • Assesses the competitive and marketing landscape of the current information management market, and determines where Collibra fits within it.
  • Examines the growing role of AI and machine learning in the metadata management space.

Key questions answered

  • What are the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the Collibra Data Governance Center product?
  • How does a community-based, crowdsourced approach to data governance add value and context to business data?
  • Why is the management of metadata becoming increasingly important as IT environments become more heterogeneous?
  • What features of the Collibra environment can help organizations comply with regulatory requirements, such as GDPR?
  • How does the Collibra Data Governance Center offering fit into an enterprise self-service data analytics initiative?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider Collibra Data Governance Center?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the solution


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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