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Product Information Management (PIM) Data Governance, by Jackie Roberts

a great article by Jackie Roberts on data governance for Product MDM

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Baker Hughes: Bringing Data into the Future

A session by Sally Cheadle, VP Enterprise Finance Organization Center of Practice for Baker Hughes at the recent Data Governance conference of the Americas SAP User Group (ASUG)

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Gaming Master Data Management, by Peter Perera

Want to improve the quality of business data while increasing enterprise system adoption? Turn MDM into a game.

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Gamification

Gaming Master Data Management, by Peter Perera

Want to improve the quality of business data while increasing enterprise system adoption? Turn MDM into a game.

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MDM Is Not Only About Aligning “Business” and “IT” (Part 1)

Kimmo Kontra and Pertti Karhu write about bridging the chasm between business and IT

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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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Intersection of MDM, CRM and ERP

My earlier article on Why Product Information Management in Information Management magazine prompted Andrew White of Gartner to write a short blog article. Andrew picked up on my comment “If CRM and ERP platforms were better able to manage master data, perhaps we wouldn’t need MDM solutions.” He goes on to say that “these applications […]

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Kalido MDM and AB InBev

The Gartner MDM Summit in Las Vegas wraps up today, and this morning I caught a session by Kalido’s President and CEO Bill Hewitt and Jonathan Starkey, the Director of Business Intelligence at AB InBev North America. AB InBev purchased Anheuser Busch in 2008 to become the largest brewer in the world, with over 116,000 […]

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Evolving from Product MDM to Multidomain MDM

I’m attending the Gartner MDM Summit in Las Vegas, and this morning I caught a great session by Andrew White on the evolution from master data management (MDM) of product data to “multidomain MDM”. Andrew started by talking by talking about the strong intersection of product MDM with enterprise resource planning (ERP), workflow, product configuration, […]

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Hub Designs and Equifax Introduce Oracle Integration Solution

Today, at the Gartner Master Data Management Summit in Las Vegas, Hub Designs and Equifax jointly announced a new product, Hub Designs Equifax Integration for Oracle, bringing the power of Equifax Commercial Information Solutions data to the Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Customer Data Hub platforms. The solution smoothly integrates Equifax data into Release 12 of […]

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Building a Next Generation Business using AIA

This afternoon at Oracle OpenWorld, I attended a great session led by Darrin Pohlman, Enterprise Architect at LexisNexis and MK Rizwan from Infosys. They talked about the enterprise transformation program at LexisNexis, and the strategic use of technology to enable and drive that transformation effort. MK started by pointing out the constraints of the single, global instance […]

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“Just Call Oracle”

Oracle showed a funny video today in Thomas Kurian’s keynote address on Day 2 of Oracle OpenWorld. Using a fictional company with lots of systems and applications issues, Thomas walked everyone through how Oracle would solve a lot of those problems. There were some great customer cameos from companies like Ingersoll-Rand and Office Depot. It […]

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Top 5 Reasons Not To Master Your Data in SAP ERP

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! We had a very successful webinar on Feb. 5th with Siperian, on the “Top 5 Reasons Not To Master Your Data in SAP ERP”. A lot of organizations use SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for their transaction processing, but struggle to manage their non-transactional (or master) […]

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Upcoming Webinar with Siperian

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Loraine Lawson from ITBusinessEdge has a good article on our upcoming webinar sponsored by Siperian. She pointed out that Andrew White of Gartner thought the webinar raises some good questions in his recent blog article. Andrew White said “ERP might be a good place to master […]

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Webinar: Top 5 Reasons Not To Master Your Data in SAP ERP

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! Siperian, an innovative provider of Master Data Management (MDM) solutions, is teaming up with Dan Power from Hub Solution Designs on a webinar titled “Top Five Reasons Not To Master Your Data in SAP ERP”. A lot of organizations use SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for […]

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Getting to the Single View

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! If not Master Data Management, what?  Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – the “back office” – has been around forever, and the “customer master” function in most ERPs is adequate, but due to acquisitions, many companies have more than one ERP system, and some companies let major business units […]

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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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How MDM Differs from ERP

digg this | del.icio.us | Reddit | Stumble It! In an earlier article, we covered the similarities between ERP and MDM.  In this piece, we want to touch on some differences. Timing of the Data Analysis Stage: Unlike ERP, Data Analysis needs to come in the very first stage of an MDM project.  Doing a data […]

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