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Hub Designs Magazine

Hub Designs Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

September 14th 2012 is Hub Designs’ fifth anniversary. Our core mission – bringing the highest quality consulting on master data management and data governance to our clients – hasn’t changed.

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Hub Designs Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

Hub Designs Celebrates Fourth Anniversary – Four years ago today, Hub Solution Designs, Inc. was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Why I Enjoy MDM So Much

I was reading a very good article on a blog called Presentation Zen called The Importance of Starting from Why. The article describes a TED talk by a leadership expert and author named Simon Sinek.  In his talk, which I encourage you to watch yourself, he talks about the importance of understanding the “Why” of […]

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2009 Year in Review

As we’re about to enter 2010, it’s a good time to reflect on what happened in 2009 and what it all means. “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times…” So Dickens begins “A Tale of Two Cities”, but it’s also a good description of the past year. The first half […]

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With Gratitude

I’ve been getting a number of “Happy Thanksgiving” e-mails today, and they’re very nice. But they’ve prompted me to think about all of the things I have that I need to grateful for, as this year starts to winds to a close. First, my family. It’s hard having an entrepreneur as a husband and father. […]

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Master Data Management in the New Year

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! There’s a lot going on in the Hub Solution Designs and MDM world since we ticked over to a new year on the calendar: We’ve got an article coming out in the March issue of DM Review We’ve helped finalize the agenda for the MDM track […]

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With Gratitude

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! There are many challenges in starting a new consulting company, and in being in a fast-growing space like Master Data Management.  But there are many rewards as well. Rewards like our great clients, and our wonderful team members – Tim, Gaurav, Eric and you-know-who! I’ve been […]

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Launching the Company

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Well, this week we formally launched the company. On Sunday, I started by sending the launch announcement / press release to 425 former colleagues at D&B. I got a lot of very nice e-mails from people saying congratulations, and a few interesting calls from some of […]

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Getting Some Infrastructure in Place

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! The last week has been very busy with some basic things that just had to be done. First on the list was incorporating. I used a local attorney with an excellent reputation who happens to be a neighbor of mine. It was a pretty straightforward process. […]

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Getting to Revenue

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Well, Hub Solution Designs started its first actual client engagement today. Obviously, I can’t say who the client is here, but it’s a Massachusetts company that was looking for some help understanding and implementing the Trading Community Architecture in Oracle E-Business Suite, the same technology in […]

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Musings …

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! I tend to write my blog posts at the end of the day, when I have something to write about – what I’ve accomplished that day, what I’m working on, etc. But what’s really interesting to me right now is that a fair number of people […]

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It’s a Lot of Work to Start a Company

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Having done it once before twenty years ago, right after graduating from college, I know exactly what’s ahead of me in launching this company, but it *is* a lot of work. I’ve got the company name, domain, e-mail and blog done, but I still need to […]

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