“As the CEO I don’t give a damn about features, I have a problem, and that is that my data needs to be treated as a strategic asset, and I need to make money from that asset, I need to see a direct impact to my profit line. I have a problem and I need a solution!”
I kicked off this series with the statement ‘MDM – It’s not about the technology’. However, as I was writing, I knew that I would have to close off and talk about the technology, it is a key part of the MDM world, a critical enabler to MDM success. So, at the risk of sounding like a complete hypocrite and contradicting myself, let’s talk about the technology. [...]
Starting with the fact that over 50% of the packed audience were from the business, and not ‘IT’, there was a clear theme that ran throughout the conference, and that theme centered around process and people. It was a comforting revelation to me, as I have been ranting on for a while that ‘MDM is not about the technology’ we need to get the people and process management in place as a business, technology is an enabler! [...]
I suppose a good place to start is at the beginning …
Rather than regurgitate what is already a good article from a top Data Quality publication, this interview on Data Quality Pro provides a detailed backgound to my current MDM initiative.
I have a very keen interest in the harmoginisation of MDM and legacy Data Warehousing [...]