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Data Lineage Testing & Audit

The Data Lineage Testing and Audit module details how a data lineage report is tested to ensure that the content is correct.

The module discusses automated reconciliation and how to audit the data to ensure all data is where it is expected to be.

The module also details what needs to be carried out in data auditing, because of data lineage testing detecting unexplained errors.

Data Lineage Testing and Audit

Learning Objectives:

Learn what data lineage testing is.

Learn how data lineage testing works.

Learn why data lineage testing is needed.

Learn what data audit is.

Understand common data audit scenarios.

Who is Suitable?

Knowledge of Data Lineage would be useful but is not necessary mandatory.

As this is a data assessment and control module the content is especially useful for data profilers and data analysts but would also be a useful for a wide spectrum of data roles; including but not exclusive to data owners, data modellers, data architects and data lineage analysts.


  • What are some problems faced when testing data lineage?
  • Do data lineage tools, like Architector, help with data lineage testing?
  • Why are the transformations conducted within an ETL difficult for automated tools to detect?


An Interactive Presentation

3 Videos

60+ Questions

10+ Interactive Questions

3 Final Practice Tests

Final Examination


 4 hours of learning materials to complete

Valid for 24 months

Only £100.00 + VAT