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Business glossary details page

When you click a business term in a glossary, the details page for that term appears.

Overview tab

The Overview tab is the default view of this page, and presents the metadata for the glossary term.

The metadata displayed on the Overview tab is completely configurable with our metadata cataloger. In the following example, you see the Name of the term, the status, and the resource in which it is found. You can also see a Description, Summary, and More Information.


The other sections available on the Overview tab are the About this Business term, Data lineage, and Technical details.

Related tab

The Related tab displays the list of related resources to a business term. From here you can add and remove the related resources. For details, see the Associating business glossary with resources section in Using business glossary


Discussion tab

The Discussion tab captures all the communication between team members about the business term. You get an option to Flag or Like comments in a discussion. Flagging notifies a moderator of potentially inappropriate content in the post.


The contents on the Discussion tab are grouped into topics. Use the default topic or start a new one. Define the discussion topic, the category (General or To dos), and the first comment for the topic. Comments in topics are written in Markdown and can contain images and links.

Settings tab

The Settings tab lists the permissions for accessing the business term. From here you have an option to transfer ownership to another organization. If the business term is redundant, you can delete it using the Delete Business term button.