- April 25, 2012
An IT manager at Intel Corp. sums up the chip maker's approach to managing master data in four words: Standardize, consolidate, optimize and utilize.
- April 23, 2012
The latest version of IBM's flagship DB2 database offers several features designed to coax Oracle customers out of their software comfort zones.
- April 18, 2012
Gartner MDM Summit attendees got advice on how to launch, expand and reinvigorate their master data management programs for better data consistency.
- April 16, 2012
Justifying purchases of data warehouse appliances starts with showing that they're a better business fit than conventional systems are, analysts say.
- April 12, 2012
The growth of "big data," as well as social media and cloud computing, must be factored into master data management strategies, according to Gartner.
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- March 30, 2012
A trip to two conferences on opposite sides of the U.S. yielded tips and advice from IT professionals and consultants on implementing effective data management processes.
- March 29, 2012
Ultimate Medical Academy's CIO tells how the health care training school used new integration tools to quickly link Oracle and SQL Server systems.
- March 28, 2012
IBM customers Nationwide Insurance and Cardinal Health reveal five rules of thumb they learned while implementing highly ambitious data governance programs.
- March 19, 2012
As "big data" systems steal into organizations, the enterprise data warehouse is often depicted as a dinosaur. But it may not be doomed to extinction.
- March 16, 2012
Consultants and IT pros weigh in on whether users should invest in "big data" technologies or wait until they upgrade their data management processes.
- March 15, 2012
TDWI Solution Summit speakers gathered last week to exchange MDM best practices and data governance tips.
- March 13, 2012
Semantic databases will revolutionize the process of assessing risk exposure at financial services firms, according to the chief scientist at State Street Corp.
- March 09, 2012
Attendees and speakers at a TDWI event in Savannah, Ga., said that more business execs are pushing for master data management, even if they don’t realize that MDM is what they want.
- March 08, 2012
IT professionals from Sallie Mae and Fannie Mae offered insight on data governance challenges and tips on how to overcome them in separate sessions at two recent conferences.
- March 08, 2012
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