Video: Tips for MDM change management

Video: Tips for MDM change management

Video: Tips for MDM change management

Date: Jul 13, 2009

In this MDM change management video, get advice and change management tips, learn why planning is key for any culture change management initiative and get best practices from MDM expert, Evan Levy.

Hannah Smalltree: I'd like to close with one big, overarching take away about master data management (MDM) change management. What's the one thing you'd like our audience to remember about MDM change management?

Evan Levy: MDM change management isn't as complex as business processing reengineering. It doesn't need to be as complex as business change management. Really, it's about organizing and being prepared and scheduling those details to support the business users and the application systems. If there's one thing we can offer as a take away or a suggestion, it's just plan in advance.

Hannah Smalltree: Thank you, Evan Levy, partner and co-founder of Baseline Consulting. To learn more about Baseline Consulting visit

Evan Levy: Hannah, it's been a pleasure being here and thanks for the opportunity to talk about MDM.

Hannah Smalltree: And thank you to all of you for joining us today. I'm Hannah Smalltree, editorial director for TechTarget's Enterprise Applications Media Group. Remember, on you can find many more resources, advice and tutorials about master data management. Thanks for joining us and have a great day.

Change Management for MDM FAQ Video Series table of contents:

Why is managing change challenging for master data management initiatives?
What is business change management for MDM?
Tips for aligning business and IT teams during MDM implementations
What is data change management for MDM?
IT change control vs. MDM data change management
Why is culture change management for MDM so difficult?
How to approach culture change management for MDM
Tips for MDM change management

You can watch all these videos on one page in our Video Library.

More on Data management tutorials

  • canderson

    The models of data stewardship: how to run a data governance program

    VIDEO - At the TDWI World Conference, industry experts Jill Dyche and Kimberly Nevala went over their five data stewardship models and discussed how to create a successful data governance process.
  • canderson

    DataFlux demonstration of product data quality software

    VIDEO - Ron Agresta, a solutions manager at DataFlux, demonstrates one of the vendor's product data quality product, Accelerator for Materials Data Classification, in this data quality tutorial with news editor Jeff Kelly.
  • canderson

    How to create effective dashboards and scorecards

    VIDEO - Learn how to create an effective dashboard and executive scorecard design. Find out who uses dashboards, how to meet design challenges and users' business and technology needs.
  • Don't fear big data complexity

    Tip - Most IT departments run away from complexity, but when it comes to big data, there's a good reason for all those systems.
  • Bank of America IT exec: EIM drivers key to shaping project plans

    News - Enterprise information management programs should be molded around clear business objectives, says a senior information architect at Bank of America.

    ( May 11, 2012 )

  • fact table

    Definition - A fact table is the central table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A fact table stores quantitative information for analysis and is often denormalized.
  • dimension table

    Definition - A dimension table is a table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A dimension table stores attributes, or dimensions, that describe the objects in a fact table.
  • OLAP cube

    Definition - An OLAP cube is a multidimensional database that is optimized for data warehouse and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications.

There are Comments. Add yours.

TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: