MDM best practices

  • March 09, 2006 09 Mar'06

    Metadata management

    It is time for proactive metadata management - not passive, optional metadata management.

  • March 03, 2006 03 Mar'06

    Strategy, skills keys for CDI-MDM success

    The chairman of a new CDI-MDM summit told attendees to protect their people, shrewdly evaluate commercial offerings and avoid "repaving the cow path."

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    With MDM, it's all about the journey

    Your organization may never achieve true master data management (MDM), but speakers and attendees at last week's TDWI conference say there are plenty of reasons to try anyways.

  • February 23, 2006 23 Feb'06

    CIOs seek 'one version of the truth'

    CIOs are getting buried under mounds of data, but IBM claims to have the tools to help them take data management to the next level.

  • February 22, 2006 22 Feb'06

    IBM DB2 and Master Data Management

    Over the past year, master data management has become a topic of interest to CIOs seeking to rationalize their enterprise information architectures. What is master data management? And what role can DB2 play in making master data management a ...

  • February 16, 2006 16 Feb'06

    Analyst sizes up Oracle's post-Siebel BI strategy

    Business applications expert Joshua Greenbaum sizes up Oracle's post-Siebel business intelligence (BI) strategy and explains why he thinks general-purpose BI offerings belong on the endangered species list.

  • December 22, 2005 22 Dec'05

    Nortel to dump Oracle, solve fiscal woes using SAP

    Nortel Networks is streamlining its data sources and installing SAP's master data management middleware. But SAP MDM lacks functionality, and customers need third-party tools to meet typical MDM requirements, analyst says.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Is MDM all hype?

    The new emphasis on master data management (MDM) technology isn't resonating with everyone. Does MDM really warrant the hype?

  • December 13, 2005 13 Dec'05

    How to build a business case for master data management

    When you want funding for master data management (MDM) systems and resources, it's all in how you ask.

  • December 12, 2005 12 Dec'05

    Master Data Management: The Importance of Codes

    While codes are valuable for various communications, we must find solutions for code overloading.

  • November 03, 2005 03 Nov'05

    Oracle acquisition highlights data management wars

    The Oracle-Siebel combo not only gives Oracle access to Siebel's customers, but also its infrastructure, improving Oracle's standing in the battle against SAP and IBM.

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    Informatica powers up PowerCenter 8

    With PowerCenter 8, Informatica has added grid computing capabilities, developer collaboration tools and federated data queries.

  • October 25, 2005 25 Oct'05

    Turkey store makes data easier to swallow

    IBM's first release after the Ascential acquisition will focus on metadata interchange, easy distribution and traceability. The Jennie-O Turkey Store is eager to get on board.

  • April 21, 2005 21 Apr'05

    Metadata: A shadow of data

    You can't have a shadow unless you have a source of light. The same is true of metadata.