4月 282017

On almost all of my master data management (MDM) consulting engagements, someone on the client team inevitably asks how MDM is different from data warehousing. This question is both an understandable and important one. It’s usually not that people are confused about MDM’s focus on master data, as opposed to reference data [...]

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12月 222016

In my last post we started looking at the issue of identifier proliferation, in which different business applications assigned their own unique identifiers to data representing the same entities. Even master data management (MDM) applications are not immune to this issue, particularly because of the inherent semantics associated with the […]

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