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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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An onslaught of unstructured data, social and otherwise may change the nature of master data management platforms. Reltio Cloud may stand as an indicator. Continue Reading
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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The growing use of mobile devices by business users broadens the risk of data inconsistencies, a hazard that an integrated process for managing metadata and master data can help address. Continue Reading
Data controllers may find themselves without the know-how to update master data once the SAP consultants have gone and the ERP system is live. These essentials will rectify that. Continue Reading
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
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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
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