In an earlier post, I discussed about how to identify the right sources of master data during an MDM implementation. I argued that this step is critical factor for realizing MDM benefits early on. Read more →
Lately, I have been working with few clients who’ve been implementing reference data management (RDM) systems. I will be writing a series of blogs sharing my experience working with reference data including challenges involved while implementing RDM solutions, architectural best practices and reference data integration considerations.
How often do you look at your MDM solution architecture and say – Given another chance, I would have done it in a completely different way.
During MDM implementations, often these words are heard when the system is built in certain ways which does not comply with new requirements MDM system has to meet. Read more →
Attributes are the lowest level of data that give us knowledge and insight about customer data. There are attributes of specified length and type, simple and complex fields, lookup tables (or code tables), single and multi value attributes (typically found in product information management systems) etc. Read more →
Originally published on Hub Designs Magazine May 2012
Over the last few years, Master Data has been recognized as one of the most important types of business information to be managed. Organizations are heading in the right direction by implementing Master Data Management (MDM) systems to take control of critical data like customers, products, employees, suppliers, materials, locations, etc.
As we wind up Q1 2012, I am very happy, excited and at the same time exhausted with all things this year has bought in so far. I have been working with many customers this year; some of them are just getting started on their MDM journey.
Unlike individual customers and business customers, these small scale business owners fall into an intermediate category causing a lot of confusion in our data matching rules. Read more →
Here is my recent experience as a consumer and why I felt this “store” in question needs a real good investment on improving the quality and de-duplication of data.
Master Data Management system delivers consolidated, complete and accurate view of business critical master information to all the operational and analytical systems across the enterprise. There have been numerous blogs, articles and whitepapers about how MDM helps organizations achieve business value, different approaches companies take to implement MDM and best practices followed.
In this blog post, I am trying to list down some of the important features the Master Data Management product (or the MDM solution in general) should have so that the organizations implementing MDM can realize maximum benefit from the initiative in a short duration of time.
Honestly, I have not been doing regular blogging on my personal site although I am so passionate about writing. I can’t control my urge to blame my challenging work life which takes up most of my time. Then there is this craving to learn more about Master Data Management (MDM) and all the fun things which surround it. I spend time reading a lot of stuff, do all sort of things geeks love to do on their computer whether it’s useful or for mere fun of it.