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SAP Information Steward

Understand, analyze, and quantify the impact of data on your business processes to enhance operational, analytical, and data governance initiatives.

What is SAP Information Steward?

SAP Information Steward software supports data profiling and monitoring and information policy management. As the information governance layer of SAP Business Technology Platform, it can help you anticipate risk and drive better business outcomes.

Impact your business with improved data stewardship and data integrity

Combine data profiling, data lineage, and metadata management to gain continuous insight into the integrity of your enterprise data model. 

  • On-premise deployment
  • Improved transparency into data origin and lineage
  • Ability to consolidate, integrate, and audit metadata

Key Benefits

Maximize your visibility into data quality metrics

Gain a better understanding of data quality across your data management landscape,while accessing and analyzing metrics with intuitive dashboards and scorecards.

Enhance data governance with consistent processes

Improve enterprise information management initiatives by supporting analysts, data stewards, and IT experts with consistent validation rules and guidelines.

Lower IT costs and complexity with one solution

Discover, assess, define, monitor, and improve the quality of your enterprise data assets with data profiling and metadata management – all with one solution.

Key Capabilities

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Information governance

Facilitate collaboration among data analysts, data stewards, and IT experts to substantially improve your enterprise information management initiatives and overall data integrity.

Monitoring of data quality

Get a complete view of data quality reports by using dashboards and scorecards. You can narrow the profiling results to a specific data set to better understand business impacts of poor data. 


Data-related cost savings

Forecast the potential savings of improved data quality by running what-if analyses. Then, you can use this information to secure funding and support for your data quality initiatives.

Data profiling

Support governance processes that define data ownership in accordance with business needs, roles, and policies, while finding error hot spots where controls should be refined and adjusted.

Metadata management

Enhance operational, analytical, and data governance initiatives by automating the collection of technical and business metadata for your applications repository and dictionary.

Cleansing package builder

Empower experts to develop custom data-cleansing solutions for any domain to identify and address upstream causes of data issues and reduce the cost of downstream cleanup.

Data lineage

Help ensure your information is accurate and trustworthy by evaluating the merits of changes in your data structures and sources to lower risk and improve data quality.

Build a business case

Setting the foundation for enterprise-ready data governance

Learn from Bloor Research on how SAP Information Steward, assisted by an integration with SAP Data Services, brings together a wide variety of governance capabilities.

Data Governance at Corning Optical

See how practical, pragmatic data governance creates value at Corning Optical Communications.

Data quality is for everyone

Learn about how data affects everyone and how everyone can help make things better together.

SAP recognized Leader in Data Management

See how SAP is evaluated by Gartner as a leader for the following areas

  • SAP named a Leader in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools
  • SAP named a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for EiPaaS
  • SAP named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions
  • SAP named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems
  • SAP positioned a Leader in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions

SAP S/4HANA implementation with high quality data

Hear from experts on the imperative of data quality as part of a data management strategy to help make better decisions and a successful digital transformation.

Learn the strategic value of data management to an SAP S/4HANA implementation

Understand the makeup and quality of your data as you plan your migration to SAP S/4HANA with SAP Information Steward to achieve transparency into data accuracy and trustworthiness, anticipate risk, and drive better business outcomes.

Technical Information

SAP Information Steward is deployed on premise, and system and software requirements vary by specific customer scenarios.

Follow the installation instructions so you can start running your SAP software quickly and confidently.


Optimize configuration of SAP Information Steward with this comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP Information Steward with your existing IT landscape.

Get Started

Jump-start your implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.


Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.


Help keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

Security and compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships, while keeping your data safe and reliable. SAP takes a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data center.

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