Since our last briefing over a year ago, Riversand Technologies has been very busy with updated strategies and organizational structure
A free e-book is available from our contributor, Tom Marine
More great insights on Product Master Data Management from our new contributor, Tom Marine
Some insights on achieving return on investment from Product MDM by a new contributor, Tom Marine
The Hub Designs MDM Think Tank met last week with Terry Stickler, Senior Director of Marketing at Stibo Systems
The Call for Papers deadline for COLLABORATE 14 has been extended to Monday, October 7th!
The COLLABORATE 14 — OAUG Forum Call for Presentations is Open
Agility Multichannel delivers an in-depth briefing on Agility® 5.2
Tthe second article in our series from a client, Zebra Technologies
Here’s an example of how a Hub Designs client, Zebra Technologies, is rolling out their internal communications strategy for Data Governance
a great article by Jackie Roberts on data governance for Product MDM
The Call for Papers for COLLABORATE 2013 ends this Friday!
The COLLABORATE 13 Call for Presentations will be open until October 12, 2012
Liaison Technologies sat down with the Hub Designs Think Tank for an analyst briefing on Liaison’s Cloud MDM solution.
The final deadline for the COLLABORATE 2012 conference Call for Papers is TODAY – Monday, October 17.
The deadline for the Call for Papers for the 2012 COLLABORATE conference is Friday, October 14.
The Call for Papers for the 2012 COLLABORATE conference is open.
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).
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).
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 […]
In yesterday’s article about the inclusion of Orchestra Networks in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of Product Data”, I mentioned that Orchestra is not considered a “dedicated PIM vendor”. One company that has historically been a strong player in the Product Information Management (PIM) space is Stibo Systems. Stibo is also developing a […]
Orchestra Networks, a specialized Master Data Management (MDM) software vendor based in France and the United States, announced yesterday that the company will be included in Gartner Inc.’s “Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of Product Data”, released on September 27, 2010. Since Orchestra Networks provides a model-driven solution to model and master all types […]
I’ve been involved in the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) since 1995, and have been a member of the OAUG Education Committee for several years now. The Education Committee is starting to plan next April’s COLLABORATE 11 Conference, and I’m managing the “Master Data Management” track. Together with the Special Interest Group (SIG) coordinators for the Customer […]
Our friends at Information Management magazine have published a new eBook, called “The Benefits of a Single Platform for Data Management”. Here’s a quick introduction to its contents: View this interactive eBook now If your organization is like most, you have data everywhere. Customers, products, assets, suppliers – all produce data that can, if managed […]
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 […]
My latest article on “Why Product Information Management” in the May/June 2010 issue of Information Management magazine is available at http://digital.info-mgmt.com/info-mgmt/20100506#pg45. Please let me know what you think about the business benefits of product master data management by commenting here. And thank you for reading this blog and my Information Management articles!
Hub Designs recently hosted a 30 minute webinar on “Best Practices in MDM and Data Governance with Dan Power”, in concert with our friends at eLearning Curve and Information Management magazine. To download the replay of the webinar (with audio), please go to http://bit.ly/hub-designs-webinar. To download just the slides, please go to http://bit.ly/mdm-best-practices and click […]
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, […]
We’re in the final stages of getting ready for the Gartner MDM Summit at this point. It will be held on April 14-16, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. This will be our third time at this event, and our second as an exhibitor. Last October, we exhibited as a Kiosk […]
Like death and taxes, every Master Data Management (MDM) project goes through a taxonomy definition exercise. During this time, Data Architects realize whether their payment of time thus far will yield a refund (of time) or require them to spend nights and weekends in jail (at the office). Let this article serve as your free […]
It had to happen eventually: Oracle is acquiring Silver Creek Systems, a leading provider of product data quality solutions. I first became familiar with Silver Creek through a chance meeting with Martin Boyd, Silver Creek’s VP of Marketing, at the Fall 2007 MDM Summit in New York. We both ran into someone from Weyerhaeuser, and […]
Another strong session at Oracle OpenWorld this afternoon. Alison Schofield, the Product Strategy Director at Oracle for PIM Data Hub, lead off the session by talkking about the business challenges in improving the data quality of product information, calling it the “greatest threat to your PIM initiative.” Items are formatted inconsistently, misclassified, with overloaded description […]