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Empowering Data Governance

What is Microsoft Purview?

Microsoft Purview is a unified data governance service that helps organisations manage and govern their data across on-premises, multi-cloud, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) environments. It enables businesses to create a holistic, up-to-date map of their data landscape with automated data discovery, sensitive data classification, and end-to-end data lineage. This allows data curators to manage and secure the data estate while empowering data consumers to find valuable, trustworthy data. Purview helps organisations understand and control their data, ensuring that it is used effectively and responsibly.

Scan, Catalogue, Classify, and Map Your Data

With Microsoft Purview, you can easily scan, catalogue, classify, and map your data sources, regardless of their location. It provides a unified view of your data assets, giving you a comprehensive understanding of your data landscape.

Insights into Data Quality, Lineage, and Usage

Purview goes beyond data management by offering valuable insights into the quality, lineage, and usage of your data. You can gain a deeper understanding of the origin and transformation of your data, ensuring data integrity and reliability.

Ensure Compliance with Automated Rules and Policies

Compliance is a critical aspect of data governance, and Purview simplifies the process. It applies automated rules and policies to your data based on your business and regulatory requirements. This ensures that your data assets meet the necessary compliance standards.

Monitor and Audit Data Activities

Purview empowers you to monitor and audit your data activities and access rights. You can easily track data usage, identify potential risks, and ensure data security and privacy. This feature provides transparency and accountability within your data governance framework.

Seamless Integration with Azure Services and Third-Party Data Sources

Microsoft Purview seamlessly integrates with various Azure services and third-party data sources. Whether you’re using SQL Server, Oracle, SAP, or other platforms, Purview provides a unified interface to manage and govern your data across different environments.

Discover, Understand, and Collaborate on Your Data

With Purview, you can discover, understand, and collaborate on your data with confidence. It empowers your team to work together effectively, ensuring that the right people have access to the right data at the right time. This collaboration fosters data-driven decision-making and enhances productivity.

Microsoft Purview Solutions: A Comprehensive Data Governance Service

Microsoft Purview offers a range of solutions to address various aspects of data governance. Let’s take a closer look at these solutions and how they can benefit your organisation.


Microsoft Purview’s solutions

A unified data governance service that helps you manage your data across on-premises, multicloud, and SaaS sources. It includes a governance portal with four apps: Data Catalogue, Data Estate Insights, Data Policy, and Data Sharing.


Data Map

A cloud native service that captures metadata about enterprise data and powers the other apps. It supports automated data discovery, classification, and lineage.


Data Catalogue

A search and curation experience that helps users find, understand, and consume data. It also supports glossary management and tagging of data assets.


Data Estate Insights

A dashboard that provides a bird’s eye view of the data estate and actionable insights into governance gaps.

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Data Policy

A central experience that helps you manage access to data sources and datasets securely and at scale. It supports fine-grained policies, self-service access requests, and DevOps policies.

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Data Sharing

A feature that enables secure data sharing within or across organisations with easy management and monitoring.


Data Lifecycle Management

A feature that helps you govern your data in Microsoft 365 by keeping what you need and deleting what you do not.

Use Cases for Microsoft Purview

These use cases illustrate the versatility of Microsoft Purview in addressing the data governance and management needs of organisations across industries. By leveraging Purview’s capabilities, organisations can streamline their data operations, enhance data security and compliance, and unlock the full value of their data assets.


Data Discovery and Cataloguing

Purview enables organisations to scan, catalogue, and understand their data sources, regardless of location. This facilitates data discovery, improves decision-making, and accelerates analytics initiatives.


Data Governance and Compliance

Purview helps organisations ensure data governance and compliance by applying automated rules and policies based on regulatory requirements. It enables organisations to establish data access controls, monitor data activities, and enforce privacy and security policies.


Data Lineage and Impact Analysis

Purview enables organisations to trace the lineage of their data, understand its origin, transformations, and dependencies. This allows for accurate impact analysis and ensures data integrity and reliability.


Data Collaboration and Sharing

With Microsoft Purview, organisations can securely share and collaborate on data assets within and across organisations. It provides control over access permissions, promoting effective collaboration and data-driven decision-making.


Data-driven Decision Making

Microsoft Purview empowers organisations to make informed, data-driven decisions by providing insights into data quality, usage, and lineage. Organisations can access trusted data, perform advanced analytics, and derive actionable insights for business growth.

Deployment: Data Bear, a trusted partner

When it comes to deploying Microsoft Purview, partnering with professional consultants can significantly enhance your experience and outcomes. At Data Bear, we offer expert guidance and support throughout the deployment process, ensuring that you unlock the full potential of Purview. Here’s why you should choose Data Bear as your consulting partner:


Strategic Planning and Deployment Phases

Our consultants will work closely with you to strategize and phase your Purview deployment. From initial research to hardening your production environment, we provide comprehensive assistance at every step. We help you identify objectives, gather requirements, and customise the deployment to your unique data estate, ensuring a smooth and tailored implementation.


Customised Deployment Strategy

We understand that each organisation has specific requirements. Our consultants will design a deployment plan that aligns with your business objectives and challenges. By considering your organisation's structure, goals, and compliance needs, we create a customised strategy that maximises the benefits of Purview for your organisation.


Continued Growth and Maturity

Continued Growth and Maturity: Our partnership doesn't end with the initial deployment. We are committed to supporting your Purview journey as your organisation evolves. Our consultants provide ongoing support, training, and optimisation strategies to help your data governance framework mature and adapt to changing needs. We ensure that you continue to derive value from Purview as your deployment grows.


Technical Presales and Deployment Services (TPD)

As a Microsoft partner, we offer Technical Presales and Deployment Services (TPD). Through personalised one-to-one consultations, we assist you in planning, building, and publishing your Microsoft cloud service or application. With our expertise and guidance, you can navigate the complexities of Purview deployment with confidence.

Partner with Data Bear for a successful deployment of Microsoft Purview

Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you in leveraging Purview’s capabilities and achieving effective data governance for your organisation.