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February 05, 2014
Users at Panorama Consulting Group ERP Boot Camp also seek answers on stemming customizations and choosing implementation partners.
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.
March 26, 2013
Data management pros need business buy-in to get funding for MDM initiatives. Modeling business capabilities can help, according to a Gartner analyst.
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Mountains of data are useless to businesses if there is no good way to view and interact with that data. A strong data integration strategy can help companies harness information coming in from every direction and use it to support business goals.
In this three-part guide, SearchDataManagement contributors offer advice and examples of what makes a strong data integration strategy. First, analyst Saurabh Jain offers advice for building an agile and flexible data architecture. Next, reporter Jack Vaughan looks at the importance of solid integration and data management capabilities to a healthcare company's efforts to analyze a diverse mix of data. And in a Q&A with SearchDataManagement, consultant Rick Sherman reveals some of his tips for integrating on-premises and cloud systems. Continue Reading
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
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As data sources continue to increase, organizations are reconsidering enterprise data warehouses for a more flexible approach to data management. 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
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
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This guide offers insight on data quality management issues and best-practices advice on planning and implementing a data quality improvement program. 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
Creating an endless list of new material codes can lead to a raft of master data problems. SAP Configurable Materials' functionality can help. Continue Reading
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In the BYOD era, mobile device security requires a strategy that focuses on data, not device, protection. Continue Reading
Highlighting the benefits of an MDM program from both technical and business perspectives is essential to gaining support for funding. Continue Reading
Focusing on SAP master data templates twice before go-live can improve a project's chance of success, writes Jawad Akhtar. Continue Reading