Articles Featuring MDM 2009
- 16 September, 2009Master Data Management Guru Andy Hayler to Present Live Webinar on the State of Data Quality Management
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.
- 8 September, 2009Where Data Warehouses End and Master Data Management Begins
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).
- 8 September, 2009Surfing in Hawaii
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.
- 8 September, 2009Something for Nothing
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.
- 8 September, 2009Quantifying Business Value in Master Data Management
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.
- 8 September, 2009Choosing the Optimal Multidomain MDM Architecture
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.
- 8 September, 2009SOA with MDM prevents messaging confusion
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.
- 20 August, 2009The Appliance of Science
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.
- 20 August, 2009Claiming Information Governance
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, …
- 20 August, 2009Styles and Architectures for Master Data Management
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 ….