Tag Archive for master data

Data Doesn’t Need to Be Governed, Employees Do

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by Angela Guess Dan Meera and Michael Nicosia of Information Management recently opined, “[Y]ou’re not governing data, you’re really governing people’s behavior. Even at the technology level, bad things happen to data because people choose to do things like copying, changing, deleting and adjusting it with little regard for others. Don’t blame them, they are…

Semantic Web Job: Big Data Architect

New York’s Tektree Systems is in need of a Big Data Architect. The job description states, “Hadoop Data Architect with both hands-on Big Data and relational experience and deep knowledge of physical data modeling, data organization and storage technology, experienced with high volumes and able to architect and implement multi-tier solutions using the right technology…

New Survey Findings on MDM Adoption

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “Riversand Technologies, a worldwide provider ofProduct Information Management (PIM), Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality solutions, announced today its official sponsorship of the 2013 research report on the Adoption of MDM. The survey was conducted by Business Revisited and released by the analyst firm Information Difference. The report is now available…

Igniting the Value of Master Data Management

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by Angela Guess Mikael Lyngso of Information Management writes, “Big data is the all the rage and getting tons of press because it allows organizations to create new and compelling data-driven strategies that help them compete, innovate and capture wallet-share. Perhaps fueled in part by the likes of leading database vendors or system integrators looking to…

Talend Included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for MDM of Customer Data Solutions

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Talend, the global integration software leader, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the newly-published ‘Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions’ annual report.  Gartner views master data management (MDM) ‘as a technology-enabled discipline in which business…

A Data Governance Fable

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by Angela Guess Guy Cuthbert of Smart Data Collective recently put together a cautionary tale for those business execs who don’t think that Master Data Management and Data Governance are all that important. He writes, “Once upon a time, a global multi-billion-dollar organisation decided that it was time to launch a new product into the…

Tips for a Successful MDM Project

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by Angela Guess John McCormick of Information Management recently wrote, “A panel of master data management experts at Information Management’s MDM & Data Governance Summit in New York provided tips on how organizations can successfully implement master data management to ensure that their enterprise data is accurate and uniform. The panelists – Frank Guastafeste, head of…

Master Data Management Success? Yes!

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by Christine Denney Recently, I received an inquiry as to whether there really were success stories with MDM or whether MDM implementations were destined to fail. My answer as to whether there were success stories was a resounding “YES!”, but I was left wondering what prompted the inquiry in the first place. Over the years,…

How Luxury Travel Firm Kuoni is Mastering Its Data

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by Angela Guess Anh Nguyen of ComputerWorld UK reports, “Luxury travel company Kuoni has set off on a journey to take control of its data with the help of open source middleware provider Talend. The company, which puts together bespoke holidays for those seeking luxury travel, deployed Talend’s technology earlier this year after finding discrepancies…

Five Advanced Considerations for MDM Projects

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by Angela Guess Scott Decker and Thomas Ravn of Information Management recently wrote, “Over the last 10-12 years, master data management has evolved from being fairly unknown to a well-established discipline that nearly all large organizations across industries have embraced. Since the emergence of MDM as a popular discipline, hundreds of articles and white papers…