MDM best practices News
August 28, 2013
The 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools focuses on the growing demand for products that combine integration and other capabilities.
April 08, 2013
An MDM and data consolidation effort brought previously siloed databases together to better support boating operations on France's rivers and canals.
April 04, 2013
TechTarget reporters share their views on Gartner's recent MDM Summit and an IBM Smarter Cities confab at Boston University in a fast-paced podcast.
March 27, 2013
A look at the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems and more data management news from around the Web.
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Why is metadata management important? Because without it, you couldn't have a successful data governance or master data management program, explains governance expert Anne Marie Smith. Continue Reading
Instituting a master data management program involves discovery, analysis, construction, implementation and sustainment processes, according to MDM expert Anne Marie Smith. Continue Reading
Metadata management is the oversight of data associated with data assets to ensure that information can be integrated, accessed, shared, linked, analyzed and maintained to best effect across an organization. Continue Reading
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It has been 10 years since the master data management industry emerged. MDM technology is maturing, and project success rates are on the rise -- but there's still a long way to go. Continue Reading
Organizations should meet a few key program development goals prior to implementing an MDM initiative, according to MDM expert Anne Marie Smith. Continue Reading
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In an excerpt from their book on managing multi-domain master data management programs, Mark Allen and Dalton Cervo explain how to identify MDM domains and your master data. Continue Reading
Companies in all industries can benefit from a master data management program, advises MDM expert Anne Marie Smith. Learn how to enhance yours. Continue Reading
Data quality problems, often resulting from inconsistent data definitions and duplicates, can hamstring BI and analytics efforts if they aren't forcefully addressed. Continue Reading
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Combining master data management projects and business intelligence programs can provide business value -- if the architecture is there to support it, says expert Anne Marie Smith. Continue Reading
Highlighting the benefits of an MDM program from both technical and business perspectives is essential to gaining support for funding. Continue Reading
MDM teams should consider these seven building blocks, outlined by Saul Judah, research director on the information management team at Gartner Inc. Continue Reading