ExistBI (an Informatica University partner) provide this 2-day Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog: Data Discovery and Lineage analysis training course to help students gain the skills necessary to use Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) to discover and explore datasets. Using EDC, learn to perform semantic search, customize searches, analyze data lineage and impact, associate assets with existing business terms from the Business Glossary, and add custom attributes to assets.


After successfully completing this Informatica course, you will be able to:

  • Perform semantic search
  • Customize search
  • Configure search filters
  • View asset details
  • View data lineage and impact details
  • View transformation logic for an asset
  • View relationship between assets
  • Associate business terms with assets
  • Associate custom attributes with assets

Course Duration

  • Two-day instructor-led onsite / virtual classroom
  • 60% lecture, 40% hands-on


  • None


  • Analyst
  • Data Stewards
  • End User

Agenda Overview

Module 1: Overview of Enterprise Data Catalog

  • Overview
  • Benefits
  • Lifecycle and Architecture
  • EDC Key Features
  • User Classification

Module 2: Catalog User Interface – Search and View Assets

  • Search Capabilities
  • Search Options
  • Semantic Search
  • Search Filters
  • Configuring Search Filters
  • View Assets

Module 3: Data Lineage and Impact

  • Lineage and Impact
  • Navigation
  • Lineage and Impact View
  • Controls to customize the diagram view
  • View Child assets
  • View Intermediate assets
  • View connected business terms
  • Transformation Logic for assets
  • Transformation Logic view tasks
  • Asset lineage and impact summary view

Module 4: Relationship Discovery

  • Asset relationship overview
  • Type of relationships
  • Navigation
  • Relationship View
  • Customizing the view
  • Details of related assets