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Latest White Paper with Information Builders: “Five Things to Focus On for Faster MDM Results”

The latest Hub Designs white paper, sponsored by Information Builders

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How to be a Better Client When Implementing Oracle Product Hub, by Taylor Putney

A well-focused article by contributor Taylor Putney on what companies implementing Oracle Product Hub should approach the readiness, project initiation and implementation phases

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IBI White Paper and Webinar

New White Paper and Webinar: 8 Worst Practices in MDM

Information Builders sponsoring a new white paper and webinar with Hub Designs

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Gap Analysis

How To Build A Roadmap – Gap Analysis

James Parnitzke on gap analysis

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all things data

All Things Data Replay

Replay of the webinar on “All Things Data”

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Dodd-Frank

All Things Data: Ensuring Regulatory and Client Preparedness

Hub Designs is co-presenting a webinar on “All Things Data: Ensuring Regulatory and Client Preparedness”, with Olmstead Associates and the Enterprise Data Management Council, on Tue., June 5, 2012 at 11:00 am Eastern (8:00 am Pacific).

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Customer Loyalty

Oracle Customer MDM Webinar on August 17th

Once again, Hub Designs is joining with Oracle in a data quality and MDM webinar, this time on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 11:00 am Pacific (2:00 pm Eastern).

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Supply Chain

Oracle Product MDM Webinar on August 11th

Hub Designs is pleased to be joining with Oracle in a new webinar on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 9:30 am Pacific (12:30 pm Eastern).

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Changes Next Exit

Organizational Readiness for MDM

The Hub Designs Blog welcomes a great guest post by Rob DuMoulin, an information architect with more than 26 years of IT experience, specializing in master data management, database administration and design, and business intelligence.  Rob wrote a popular 5-part series called Data Profiling for All the Right Reasons, and his first article was Calendar […]

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SAP

Speaking at SAP Virtual Trade Show

Hub Designs is an associate member of SAP’s alliance program, and on September 23rd, Dan Power from Hub Designs will be speaking at an SAP virtual trade show being put on by SearchSAP.com and TechTarget. This free virtual seminar is focused on best practices for maximizing SAP performance. The day long virtual event features expert presentations, […]

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Our MDM Strategy Offerings

Recently, I put together an overview of Hub Designs’ MDM strategy offerings for a potential client. Here’s a recap. Education Based on our popular “Best Practices in MDM and Data Governance” speaking engagements, presented at Oracle OpenWorld and the Oracle Applications Users Group COLLABORATE conference. Our workshops get business & IT professionals up to speed […]

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Modeling the MDM Blueprint – Part 6

In this series, we’ve discussed developing the MDM blueprint by developing the Common Information (Part 2), Canonical (Part 3) , and Operating (Part 4) models in our work. Part 5 introduced the Reference Architecture model into the mix to apply the technical infrastructure or patterns we plan on using. The blueprint has now moved from being […]

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Modeling the MDM Blueprint – Part 6

In this series, we’ve discussed developing the MDM blueprint by developing the Common Information (Part 2), Canonical (Part 3) , and Operating (Part 4) models in our work. Part 5 introduced the Reference Architecture model into the mix to apply the technical infrastructure or patterns we plan on using. The blueprint has now moved from being […]

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Structured vs. Ad Hoc Data Governance

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! I was struck recently by the difference between companies that have a formal, structured approach to data governance, versus an informal, unstructured or “ad hoc” approach. In many cases, companies with an ad hoc approach already have the right people, in the right places, doing the […]

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MDM and Data Governance – the Value of Planning

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Building a “Single Version of the Truth” can be more expensive than you expect, and documenting and measuring its ROI requires careful thought. Good planning is more necessary than ever in an uncertain economic climate. The result of inadequate planning can be misdirected spending, chewing up […]

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Metadata and Master Data Management

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Metadata management is often overlooked, misunderstood or assumed to be taken care of automatically as part of an MDM initiative. While it’s true that databases can generate metadata reports based on a logical data model, there’s a lot more than that to metadata management in an […]

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Our MDM Partnership Strategy

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! At Hub Solution Designs, our MDM partnership strategy is pretty straightforward. We are a management & technology consulting firm focused exclusively on Master Data Management and Data Governance.  Our strategy is to partner with all of the leading MDM vendors, because there is no “one-size fits all” […]

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MDM Educational Workshops and MDM Readiness Assessment

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Today, we published two one-page documents on our Educational Workshops and Readiness Assessment service offerings on our web site. Please let us know what you think of them …

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Is There Such a Thing as a “Quick MDM Strategy”?

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Well, the short answer is – “it depends”! Putting aside the conventional answer for the moment, I’d say that a critical first step in achieving a pragmatic MDM strategy is that your company must agree and commit to developing a 3-5 year MDM strategy. This is […]

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