Predefined object roles
There are several predefined object roles:
|Object role name||Type||Description|
|Object Administrator||Producer||You have all capabilities associated with the object roles on all objects in
This role is created by default on a new or migrated installation for the Administrators group to migrate properly.
|Content Custodian||Producer||You manage content for a subset of the repository, collect and hold information on behalf of a data producer or requester. You are responsible for managing the use, disclosure and protection of metadata.|
|(DG) Chief Data Officer||Consumer||You oversee a range of data-related functions that may include data management, ensuring data quality and creating data strategy. You are also responsible for data analytics, business intelligence and the process of drawing valuable insights from data.|
|(DG) Council Member||Producer||You are in charge of high-level decisions involving data. You are part of a cross-functional council which creates the policies concerning your data.|
|(DG) Manager||Producer||You are a point of contact between all the different roles and groups. You can also analyze and pack up issues, so that the data governance council can make decisions. You can also be in charge of managing roles and responsibilities.|
|Steward||Producer||You are responsible for metadata and terminology for data assets through the
data governance process.
You are a point of contact for information about the assets for which you have the appropriate access rights.
You are responsible for the assigned metadata assets and you approve changes to the metadata for the assigned assets and terminology.
|Subject Matter Expert||Producer||You have a recognized level of expertise in a particular domain. You perform
specific data-related tasks and you are consulted with to provide guidance and
You can propose and edit changes to the metadata for the assigned assets and terminology.
|Data Owner||Producer||You are responsible for the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of data in a
particular data domain. You establish the controls for its generation, import,
processing, access and disposal.
You propose, edit and approve changes to the metadata for the assigned assets and terminology.
You have access to the sampled data and profiling information. You also ensure that the data under their preview is governed throughout the organization.
|Stakeholder||Producer||You are responsible for organizational activities which are impacted by a particular data domain or terminology. You can use, affect or be affected by an asset under discussion. You can provide comments and reviews on the assets for which you are involved or notified.|
|Data Analyst||Producer||You are active in the curation and allowed to see a data profiling and sample of objects for which you have the appropriate access rights.|
|Data User||Consumer||You have full access to the data for which you have the appropriate access rights.|
|Data Custodian||Producer||You collect and hold information on behalf of a data provider or requester. You are responsible for managing the use, disclosure and protection of data.|
|Content Technical Steward||Producer||You are the main technical point of contact to ensure that the content is harvested and stitched properly. You are also the point of contact for harvesting issues.|
|Regular user||Producer||You provide curation, comments and labels.|
|Guest User||Consumer||You are a casual viewer of metadata.|
|Workflow Administrator||Producer||You manage one or more contents involved in a workflow process.|
|Workflow Editor||Producer||You edit one or more contents involved in a workflow process.|
|Workflow Approver||Producer||You are responsible for the approval of one or more contents involved in a workflow process.|
|Workflow Reviewer||Producer||You review changes for one or more contents involved in a workflow process.|
|Workflow Publisher||Producer||You are in charge of the publication for one or more contents involved in a workflow process.|
|View Restricted||Consumer||You can view the metadata for portions of the repository which is restricted for other users. When assigning this role to a repository object, that object and its contained objects cannot have the Metadata Viewer permissions for Everyone. In addition, assigning this role to the repository root or any folder in the repository allows you to then assign restricted viewing permissions to their contained folders or content. In that way, you may assign viewing restrictions to a subset of users allowed at a higher level in the repository folder structure. By default, Metadata Viewer permission is assigned on the repository root for Everyone.|
You can customize these predefined object roles or create new object roles based on them.
Object roles and Producer/Consumer types
A Talend Data Catalog license provides Producer and Consumer user types. By default, all users are Consumer users.
If you are assigned to a role with capabilities associated with a Producer type such as Object Administrator, you are counted as a Producer on the license side.
If you are assigned to a role with capabilities associated with a Consumer type such as Data User, you are counted as a Consumer on the license side.