Articles Featuring MDM 2010

    • 8 February, 2010Appliances Are Getting Cheaper
      By Andy Hayler, The Information Difference Ltd.
      At the beginning of February a new data warehouse appliance will appear: InfiniDB is a columnar, software-only appliance that has been in an open-source preview form for a few months now.

    • 8 February, 2010The Other Shoe Drops
      By Andy Hayler, The Information Difference Ltd.
      I have been speculating for years now about when Informatica would finally enter the MDM marketplace. It is a leader in the integration space, and has good data quality offerings via its acquisitions of Similarity Systems, and more recently Identity Systems and Address Doctor. I am not sure why Informatica held off so long from gaining exposure to the fast growing MDM market, but its purchase of an MDM platform hub has seemed almost inevitable.

    • 8 February, 2010Singing the MDM Blues
      By Andy Hayler, The Information Difference Ltd.
      It has been a busy week on the MDM M&A front, as in addition to Informatica’s purchase of Siperian, IBM also opened its cheque book to buy Initiate, which was the largest independent MDM vendor …

    • 8 February, 2010Keeping An Open Mind
      By Andy Hayler, The Information Difference Ltd.
      On 25th January open source vendor Talend announced the general availability of Talend MDM, an open source master data management (MDM) product based on their earlier acquisition of French MDM technology Xtentis from Amalto.

    • 31 December, 2009Master Data Management Projects in Practice
      By David Waddington, The Information Difference Ltd.
      While many SIs currently claim or suggest they have extensive implementation expertise in master data management, there is little concrete information available regarding the use of systems integrators by end-user organizations for implementing master data management programs in business. We have therefore conducted a survey of both end-user organizations and systems integrators aimed at gaining deeper insight into the levels of expertise, experience and usage of systems integrators specifically related to undertaking MDM implementations.