Master data management (MDM) is synchronized enterprise-wide business data that provides definitions and identifiers of internal and external objects involved in business transactions (e.g., customer, product, reporting unit, market share).

Information Management NewsIndependence Blue Cross manages and accesses medical, administrative and master data code sets via off-premise web console.
ColumnThere are many mathematical tools and levers that one can pull when comparing two pieces of data, but understanding how and when to pull those levers is the art of the procedure.
InterviewAnalyst and researcher Aaron Zornes of The MDM Institute says that although master data management isn’t as thrilling as big data or cloud, it’s still a factor for industry disruption.
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TrendsCRM leaders who avoid MDM risk up to 25 percent loss in potential revenue gains, says Gartner
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CommentaryThe number of master data management and data governance initiatives have also escalated demand for applying SVOT as a necessary business mandate
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BlogHow do you make a decision between the vendors? Tips based on research from Forrester
FeatureGuidelines for assessing a master data management vendor and solution
AdviceA 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
Information Management NewsInsights and ongoings from the speakers and sessions at the 8th Annual MDM and Data Governance Summit in NYC, October 21-22, 2013.
Industry EventsInformation Management’s 8th annual MDM & Data Governance Summit New York conference’s powerful approach will help attendees put all the pieces together when it comes to MDM and data governance. More than twenty case studies, panel sessions, and keynotes will provide critical insights to help you plan, implement and govern a business-driven MDM program for the competitive advantage you will need in the months and years ahead. Register Now.
InterviewAaron Zornes of The MDM Institute talks about the maturity of the master data management industry and how megatrends are shaping the future
FeatureBeyond the common recommendations, experience shows a number of additional key considerations that have a significant impact on the success of an MDM implementation
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