Course outline

IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog v11.5 – Building the Governance Catalog

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 1 Day

In this course students learn how the Information Governance Catalog is used to govern information assets through the development of a governance catalog of categories and terms. This catalog documents information assets and governance policies and rules that implement the high-level strategy and objectives of a governance program.

Those taking this course should have basic knowledge of the Windows operating system. Familiarity with Information Server products is desirable but not required

This is a basic course for those who will be using Information Governance Catalog to develop and implement their information governance strategy.

1. Introduction to the Information Governance Catalog • Describe information governance • Describe how the Information Governance Catalog supports information governance • Describe the IBM Information Server environment that Information Governance Catalog is a part of • Describe the governance role of the Information Governance Catalog within Information Server

2.  Building a Business Glossary • Describe categories and terms • Describe the category hierarchy • Describe the kind of information in categories and terms • Describe how to create categories and terms

3.  Governance Policies and Rules • Describe policies and rules • Describe the rules hierarchy • Describe the kind of information in policies and rules • Describe how to create policies and rules

4. Catalog Workflow • Describe Information Governance Catalog (IGC) security roles • Describe Catalog workflow • Create a new category and mark it for review • Review a category • Edit the category based on the reviewer’s feedback • Approve a category • Publish the Catalog

5. Catalog Management • Restrict access to Catalog content • Create labels • Manage stewards • Create custom attributes • Import and export a business glossary

6.  IBM Glossary Anywhere • Configure IBM Glossary Anywhere • Search for governance assets using IBM Glossary Anywhere • Use text capture to search for governance assets

7.  Information Governance Dashboard (optional) • Explore the Information Governance Dashboard • Drilling down in the Cognos charts


This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
  • This schedule icon the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor Led Training (ILT) or a Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) depending on the indicated class availablity.
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