"Readme is the first file every user will look for, whenever they are checking out the code repository." -Algorithmia
A README is an essential part of every code repository. The better the README, the more collaborators will want to work on your code.
The same holds true for data! Each data asset should have its own README, where you can describe its characteristics and other critical information.
Atlan lets users add a README 📝 for each and every data asset. The best part is that the README appears right below each data table, putting the data and its context all together on the same screen.
Atlan not only provides a rich editor to write the README, but by placing it right next to the data, Atlan bridges the usual gap that exists between the data and its metadata.
Click on the name of the asset from the 'Discover' tab to open the dedicated page.
Click on the 'Edit' ✏️ option in the README section, and all the editing options will show up at the top.
And done 🎉 Your data README is ready to be consumed.
A README is an indispensable feature to understand any data asset in its entirety and make it trustworthy ✌️