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Next Week’s DIG Conference

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! I’m really looking forward to speaking at next week’s Decisions, Information and Governance conference in Las Vegas, sponsored by The Palladium Group. And I spoke earlier this week at the New England Oracle SOA Users Group, talking about Master Data Management as a foundation for Service-Oriented […]

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Haidong Song from Oracle at OAUG Conference

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! I just attended a great session by Haidong Song from Oracle in the MDM track at the COLLABORATE 08 conference, being put on this week in Denver by the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG).  I’ve known Haidong for several years, from my “previous life” at D&B, […]

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Evaluating MDM Vendors

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Today, we’ll talk about some criteria you can use to evaluate Master Data Management vendors. Before you go into “evaluation mode”, it’s important that, on the business side, you first have your MDM strategy chalked out. And on the technical side, you should have mapped your […]

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Role of MDM and Data Governance in SOA

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! As SOA (service oriented architecture) initiatives gain popularity, let’s look at how MDM (master data management) and data governance can dovetail with a SOA strategy. SOA, although technically a type of IT architecture, is more of an integrated approach to building high-level services that are inherently […]

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Our First Six Months

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Hub Solution Designs, Inc. was incorporated in September 2007. At this point in our history, I thought I’d spend a few minutes reflecting on what we’ve done so far and where we’re headed. Clients: we’ve been lucky to get off to a strong start here and […]

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Data Governance Critical to MDM Success

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! I was reading a whitepaper by Aaron Zornes today (“2007-2008 Scorecards for Data Governance in the Global 5000 Enterprise”) and came across an interesting quote: “Although many organizations have improved end-to-end business processes through CRM implementations, the challenge of developing a unified customer or product view […]

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Building the Business Case (Part 2) – Cost Reduction

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! When it comes to building the case for an Information Management strategy, cost reductions alone may generate enough benefits to justify your business case, or they could further enhance your economic arguments. Here are some examples of where you may uncover potential cost reductions: 1) IT […]

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Multi-Domain and Federated MDM Hubs: Two Key Considerations

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! As the early adopters of Master Data Management are starting to move beyond their single data domain implementations and branching out to other domains, we’re seeing the timely arrival of MDM hubs capable of handling data from multiple domains.  So, what are multi-domain and federated hubs?  […]

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