19 May, 2014 – The Information Difference Presents Customer Achievement Award to Mason Companies From The Mill Times. The Information Difference Customer Achievement Awards highlight the success of customers, including the business benefits that the customer has achieved using data management software. With an emphasis on business value, Mason Companies was acknowledged for the strong return on investment and monetary benefits realized by using Stibo Systems’ MDM solution, STEP Trailblazer.
13 October, 2014 – Ten years on, MDM software market comes of age By Andy Hayler in TechTarget It has been 10 years since the master data management industry emerged. MDM technology is maturing, and project success rates are on the rise — but there’s still a long way to go.
11 August, 2014 – Master Data Management: It’s Not Just Used for Master Data Anymore By Loraine Lawson in ITBusinessEdge Master data management (MDM) solutions are used for much more than customer and product master data. According to a recent Information Difference report, MDM is also used for asset, location, supplier, finance and personnel data.
15 April, 2014 – Data in the Clouds An Information Difference Research Report Cloud computing has recently received wide press attention, however there is still surprisingly little concrete information available regarding the state of cloud computing initiatives in business. For example, what proportion of companies has implemented cloud implementations, how successful have they been, to what extent are master data management, data quality and data warehousing being deployed in the cloud, what benefits are companies seeing from in cloud deployment and what are the barriers and drawbacks to cloud computing? In this survey we investigate the adoption of cloud computing in depth.