Monday, March 24, 2008

Master Data Management - Some Useful Links

Managing master data, part one

Master-data management – managing key sets of data centrally instead of in application silos – is becoming a element of information management. But where to begin?
By Mike Fleckenstein

Hit the Ground Running with Operational MDM

By focusing on an operational master data management (MDM) approach, one can achieve 80 percent of the value of a traditional MDM implementation with only 20 percent of the effort. The next generation of data integration and master data management tools will accomplish this by providing a virtual MDM registry via inline data services.

MDM is Not Enough - Semantic Enterprise is Needed

This article introduces the concept of semantic enterprise and outlines a connection between semantic enterprise and master data management (MDM) concepts. The article also shows that successful transitioning to semantic enterprise requires significant improvements in enterprise metadata and especially in business metadata management. It explains the importance of supporting an enterprise-level semantic continuum from both business and IT communities by committing to development of enterprise architecture tenets that would bring both communities to a more synergetic environment.
By Semyon Axelrod

Why You Need Master Data Management

The vendor hype machine is up and running, and master data management (MDM) will be in your favorite software salesperson’s messaging and in their quotas by the time you read this. That hype drives business for a while, but soon MDM will have to prove its mettle.
By William McKnight

MDM in the Real World

By now we all know about master data management (MDM) systems and how they can bring about stunning business results. We’ve heard how they generate and maintain an enterprise-wide “system of record” that contains the consistent, reliable information necessary to perform vital business functions across a large organization. And, we’ve heard how implementing a strong MDM strategy can increase revenue and profits, improve customer service, reduce time to market, enhance regulatory compliance and simplify reporting and business intelligence.
By Marty Moseley

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Upcoming Webcasts - 2008-03-10

  • Back to Business: How Business Modeling Rationalizes Data Warehousing "A new alternative to the data-centric approach is a model-driven approach using a business model-driven architecture. Hear Neil Raden and Cliff Longman explain how this new way of thinking has proven highly effective in delivering useful results to the business in a short period of time."
  • Real-Time Information On Demand "The ability to capture and deliver accurate, trusted data to the right people at the right time can be a significant competitive advantage for enterprises looking to streamline their business processes and improve customer service."
  • Best Practices for Deploying Collaborative BI "Best practices and key issues surrounding collaborative BI."

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