Articles Featuring MDM 2009

  • Master Data Management Guru Andy Hayler to Present Live Webinar on the State of Data Quality Management 16 September, 2009
    By Andy Hayler of The Information Difference Ltd.
    Hayler will discuss key insights from U.K.-based analyst firm The Information Difference’s recently published “State of Data Quality” research report, which found that businesses are still facing significant data quality challenges. Hayler will evaluate the current state of data quality and management of data in organizations, and share processes for resolving data quality issues.
  • Where Data Warehouses End and Master Data Management Begins 8 September, 2009
    By Loraine Lawson, IT Business Edge Aug 25, 2009 8:22:37 AM
    This week, Evan Levy explains the architecture of data integration and more about master data management (MDM).
  • Surfing in Hawaii 8 September, 2009
    By Philip Howard, Research Director – Data Management, Bloor Research
    The KONA appliance is an integrated analytic, MDM and data governance solution based on Netezza’s platform, with Kalido providing the relevant software for speeding up the implementation of the appliance, master data management and data governance; and QlikTech providing reporting and dashboards.
  • Something for Nothing 8 September, 2009
    By Andy Hayler, The Information Difference Ltd.
    I have now completed the second of my on-line courses on master data management for eLearning Curve. This one goes into considerable detail on how to evaluate an MDM vendor, based around an in-depth MDM functionality model which I have developed (and which has been through a significant review process by some serious MSM experts). The course also looks at the MDM market and talks about the current vendor Landscape in some depth, and finally goes through a suggested process for software procurement, including some tips and hints I have learnt by being on both sides of the negotiating fence.
  • Quantifying Business Value in Master Data Management 8 September, 2009
    By Nitin Joshi in InfoManagement Direct, September 3, 2009
    Corporations have come a long way in identifying data as a corporate asset. Like all other corporate assets, data needs to be maintained, serviced and worth the investment. It is difficult for an organization to treat data in the same way as any other corporate asset because data is not tangible, data doesn’t have value, there is no return on asset calculation for data, and generally accepted accounting principles do not recognize data as an asset in an organization’s financial statements unless it has been purchased. Because different users have different perceptions of the importance of the data, it’s not managed and valued consistently across the enterprise.
  • Choosing the Optimal Multidomain MDM Architecture 8 September, 2009
    By Marty Moseley in Information Management Special Reports, August 21, 2009
    Multidomain master data management can provide organizations with substantial value and measurable revenue and margin benefits.
  • SOA with MDM prevents messaging confusion 8 September, 2009
    By George Lawton and Jack Vaughan
    24 Aug 2009 in SearchSOA.com

    Service-oriented architecture (SOA) projects are sometimes most in peril just as they are being created. They bog down after the first meeting.
  • The Appliance of Science 20 August, 2009
    By Andy Hayler, CEO, The Information Difference
    The data warehouse appliance market has become a crowded space, with around a dozen vendors of all sizes now offering specialist databases designed for high-speed analytic processing of large data warehouses. Teradata laid the groundwork for this market (although there were precursors to it, such as Red Brick and Britton-Lee) but the last few years have seen an explosion of interest.
  • Claiming Information Governance 20 August, 2009
    By Philip Howard in IT-Director.com
    For my money (and others—I have discussed this with other analysts and with other vendors such as IBM) Information Governance must cover all forms of information, whether structured or unstructured and, more particularly, must cover six areas, …
  • Styles and Architectures for Master Data Management 20 August, 2009
    By David Waddington in Information Management Magazine, July/Aug 2009
    Over the past few years, master data management has emerged as a key area of information management. The architectural debate was initially about whether to be data domain-specific or not, with vendors focused on providing customer or product-specific hubs. In the past couple of years, the industry has realized that organizations want a uniform approach to all their master data, and vendors have started to address this requirement ….