Data lineage provides us with a detailed description of data flows and transformations from the data source system and through its entire data lifecycle. It is giving us the answers to the questions: where the data comes from, why it exists, what information it contains, who is using it, and how.

Data Lineage is imperative for a better understanding of data and data governance as well as data analysis and data-driven decision-making.

Hence, the demand for it comes from both technical and business users. Here, we are going to demonstrate the usage of data lineage in enterprise solutions on real-life example and explain:

  • Business Analyst's role in the process
  • Data Lineage in huge enterprise solutions and best practices
  • The importance of Data Lineage in Data Governance