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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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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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Strategic tools in master data management software can also improve ROI of ERP systems. 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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It was easy to deploy and configure in the cloud and to integrate with other Microsoft tools, but we've yet to see whether it will scale for millions of records.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: Its data quality, as well as integration with other Microsoft tools. • Deployment Issues: No issues encountered. •...Continue Reading
It helped us realize our goal of maintaining a distinct (golden) record for better decision making and reporting, but we used to face some Java application problems using it.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: It allows you to build your own rules to identify the golden records as part of master data management. • Improvements...Continue Reading
It eliminates the need to run a full tokenization process during the match and merge process, but Informatica's internal testing should have caught many of the bugs we found.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: The improved interface (IDD), eliminating the need to run a full tokenization process during match & merge process...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
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
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
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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
Forrester's Mike Gualtieri details how to develop a unified plan for managing customer data that gives business users what they need to succeed. Continue Reading