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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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In a Q&A, DAMA president Sue Geuens talks about the second edition of the group's DMBOK reference book and how data management trends and processes have changed since the first version. Continue Reading
An onslaught of unstructured data, social and otherwise may change the nature of master data management platforms. Reltio Cloud may stand as an indicator. Continue Reading
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Expert David Loshin explores the differences between static and dynamic indexing in master data management systems, and which queries each approach can support. Continue Reading
Expert David Loshin explores the benefits and challenges of the two classes of record matching in master data management systems: deterministic matching vs. probabilistic matching. Continue Reading
Master data management kicked off with a bang in 2004, then hit a few roadblocks before data governance was embraced by the industry. Expert Andy Hayler looks back at the MDM journey. 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
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
Organizations should meet a few key program development goals prior to implementing an MDM initiative, according to MDM expert Anne Marie Smith. Continue Reading