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Data Lineage

This module explains what Data Lineage is along with its uses and how it is captured. The depth levels of capturing data lineage are explained along with illustrated examples.

The width of data lineage and controls assessment when undertaken data lineage are explained. Vertical and horizontal stitching is also explained in the module. 

Data Lineage

Learning Objectives:

Learn what data lineage is and what it is used for.

Learn the depth levels of data lineage.

Learn the different data lineage widths such as;

Understand data lineage controls assessment.

Learn how data lineage is captured.

Understand what horizontal and vertical stitching is.

Who is Suitable?

This module would be useful for a wide range of data roles; including but not exclusive to data owners, data stewards, data architects and data lineage analysts.

As this is a data understanding module it is especially useful for data analysts and data modellers.



  • What is data lineage?
  • When is vertical and horizontal stitching useful?
  • When is each level of lineage capture appropriate?
  • What are the issues associated with capturing data lineage?
  • What are the benefits of capturing data lineage?
  • What is a golden source?


An Interactive Presentation

6 Videos

60+ Questions

10+ Interactive Questions

3 Final Practice Tests – 30 questions over 30 minutes

Final Examination – 60 questions over 30 minutes


 4 hours of learning materials to complete

Valid for 24 months.

Only £100.00 + VAT