ACCESS CONTROL TO METADATA MANAGEMENT
management system should allow control of access to data and metadata depending
on user role and as stipulated by the effective legal regulatory requirements,
Code of Practice, Memorandum Of Understanding & Data Sharing Agreements.
The metadata management system must provide the functionality to create,
view & maintain metadata via import, UI edit, API to an established level of
metadata management system must provide the ability to maintain a glossary of
all names & terms used in the catalogue
LINKAGE, COMPARABILITY & DATA LINEAGE
The metadata management system shall provide functionality to link data
assets (variables, datasets, descriptions, definitions) to each other to allow
comparisons and to follow data lineage
DATA ISSUE MANAGEMENT/WORKFLOW
management system shall provide any data issue management and resolution mechanism
driven by metadata.
AUTOMATED METADATA CAPTURE
management system shall allow process driven capture of metadata relating to
end-to-end data asset journey.
QUALITY ASSURANCE & QUALITY METRIC CAPTURE
management system shall allow recording of outcomes from Quality Assurance
processes and the capture of relevant quality measurements & metrics
METADATA IMPORT &
management system shall provide the ability to export metadata to publication
channels and other destinations.
REFERENCE TO EXTERNAL DOCUMENT STORES
metadata management system shall have the ability to link data set definitions
to ancillary reference metadata,
e.g. Memorandum Of Understandings & Data
METADATA DRIVEN WORKFLOW PROCESSES
metadata management system shall provide functionality to develop bespoke
workflows using metadata: e.g., a review or monitoring process
METADATA MONITORING DASHBOARD
metadata management system shall provide a MIS dashboard for monitoring
metadata associated with the data asset life cycle.
metadata management system shall provide a functionality to give permission to
only authorised persons to perform certain tasks.
shall allow the users to know when ownership of assets change.
FLEXIBLE & COMPREHENSIVE SEARCH FUNCTION
metadata management system must have the ability to search by
name/theme/keyword/agent across all assets: i.e. datasets, variables,
processes, methods, date, sources, codes, flags, outputs, staff name, business
unit, asset ID, locations [this list is not exhaustive]