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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 13, 2019

User should be able to use not only technical meta but also business terms which are assigned to technical terms or which are described in order to find some fields/columns when they create ETL jobs or dashboards

This is for function enhancement request, not for bug fix request, but one of my customer requests bellow function enhancement strongly.

[request detail]

Once User run asset discovery so as to assign business meta against technical asset such as tables or columns, the user can search some technical asset by using business glossary. This customer wants to use business terms(=logical words the end users can understand) in order to search technical asset not only in searching technical asset, but also to create ETL jobs (such as lookup stage in join fields searching from tables) or to create dashboard. 

In some customer environment, their technical asset names of tables or columns are sequencial numbers such as KC00100, KC00101, KC00102.... In such situation, users cannot find their necessary columns specifically in ETL jobs or dashboard creating. If they can use business glossary words or table DDL comments, it can be helpful for users.

Needed by Date Oct 31, 2019