MDM best practices
- July 02, 2009
Learn how to compare and select a master data management (MDM) vendor. Hear about common MDM mistakes, how to write a streamlined vendor request for proposal (RFP) and how to evaluate customer reference letters.
- June 29, 2009
With a focus on better data quality and data stewardship capabilities, IBM, Oracle and Initiate Systems top Gartner's Magic Quadrant Report for master data management (MDM) for customer data.
- June 22, 2009
No business intelligence or master data management initiative should start without a well-designed data model to guide the project.
- June 09, 2009
Before embarking on a master data management (MDM) initiative, organizations must lay the foundation for success, including developing data governance rules and business-centric metrics to measure results.
- April 23, 2009
Find data management system implementations best practices in this podcast, including how to design an implementation plan and get advice from a project management expert on how to be successful with an implementation.
- April 03, 2009
Data integration and data quality technologies that support electronic medical records systems could play an integral role in modernizing healthcare IT in the U.S.
- February 18, 2009
Web-based content is a powerful source of information for business intelligence analytical processing, but organizations need to carefully select the types of content and technologies used, and need to have a pragmatic approach to governing this ...
- January 26, 2009
Forrester Research's Rob Karel reveals his tips for starting a master data management (MDM) initiative, including how and when to start evaluating vendors.
- January 19, 2009
Deborah Henderson, DAMA Foundation vice president, talks about the soon-to-be-released Data Management Body of Knowledge Guide and how it can help guide your data management career.
- January 13, 2009
While most organizations recognize the need for improved customer data quality, less than a third have deployed data quality tools enterprise-wide.
- January 06, 2009
BJ's Wholesale Club is embarking on a five-year overhaul of its enterprise software, laying the groundwork for new BI, MDM and ERP systems. That demands careful planning.
- January 05, 2009
Will 2009 be the "Year of Master Data Management"? Industry experts weigh in with their 2009 MDM market forecasts.
- November 19, 2008
Data management pros should use the current economic downturn to sell master data management to skeptical managers, Gartner's MDM keynote speaker said.
- November 13, 2008
Effective customer profiling depends on a unified view of the customer characteristics collected via each one of an organization's sales channels. Master data management provides a framework for unifying that view and enabling a comprehensive ...
- November 11, 2008
Vancouver City Savings Credit Union has tapped Initiate System's master data management hub to give workers a 360-degree view of customer data.