Andrew White

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Andrew White
Research VP
8 years at Gartner
22 years IT industry

Andrew White is a research vice president and agenda manager for MDM and Analytics at Gartner. His main research focus is master data management (MDM) and the drill-down topic of creating the "single view of the product" using MDM of product data. He was co-chair… Read Full Bio

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The Role of Master Data and MDM in your Supply Chain

by Andrew White  |  August 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

I started work at Gartner covering Supply Chain Management (SCM) since I used to be an old SCM guy.  Never actually working in IT, I spent a career working on the business side, always alongside IT, begging, pleading, cajoling, and upsetting IT folks with ideas on how to make business systems do what business people wanted.  Well, you can take the man out of the supply chain, but you can’t take the supply chain out of the man! 

Try this (“Master data! Master data! My supply chain for master data!“) for size – from the Supply Chain Technology Quarterly.

 

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Category: ERP Master Data Management MDM MDM of Asset Data MDM of Product Data MDM of Purchased Part MDM of Supplier Data Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning     Tags:

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  • 1 The Role of Master Data and MDM in your Supply ...   August 19, 2013 at 7:20 am

    [...] I started work at Gartner covering Supply Chain Management (SCM) since I used to be an old SCM guy. Never actually working in IT, I spent a career working on the business side, always alongside IT, begging, pleading, …  [...]