I’ve written an article for the most recent edition of Information Management magazine titled “How to Be an MDM Process Owner”.
Here’s an except:
“I’ve been an MDM evangelist since 2004 and have worked with a lot of people either becoming MDM process owners or helping shape another person within their company into one. Here are some tips if you’ve had that role handed to you, are aspiring to it or want to interest someone else in your company in stepping up to it.
First, embrace the political aspects of MDM. I wrote an article in the March 2008 issue of Information Management called “The Politics of Master Data Management and Data Governance,” in which I recommended that people start by understanding the political landscape at their company when creating a plan. Who are your likely allies and opponents? How will you get your initial funding and accomplish implementation? And don’t forget to plan for data governance.”
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