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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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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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Organizations should meet a few key program development goals prior to implementing an MDM initiative, according to MDM expert Anne Marie Smith. Continue Reading
Despite the heavy focus on people, policy and process in MDM programs, there are still many technological challenges that teams must deal with. Continue Reading
Master data management vendors and practitioners face some difficulties in linking MDM and data governance initiatives, consultant Aaron Zornes says. Continue Reading
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Data industry veteran Anne Marie Smith discusses pressing issues, including the barriers to unstructured data governance. Part one in a series on data matters. Continue Reading
When implementing an MDM initiative, businesses should take steps to incorporate effective data quality management practices from the outset. Continue Reading
Highlighting the benefits of an MDM program from both technical and business perspectives is essential to gaining support for funding. Continue Reading
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MDM teams should consider these seven building blocks, outlined by Saul Judah, research director on the information management team at Gartner Inc. Continue Reading
Enterprise information management programs should be molded around clear business objectives, says a senior information architect at Bank of America. Continue Reading
Get expert insight on whether there likely will be any strategic shifts during 2011 in how companies use enterprise information management technology. Continue Reading