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Governing Data to Improve Business Process and Outcome Integrity

by Andrew White  |  June 29, 2017

Increasingly I speak to clients from the perspective of line of business use of data.  As an old-time "MDM-er" this makes perfect sense.  I talk with leaders in supply chain,...

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Don't You Need to Understand Your Business Information Architecture?

by Andrew White  |  June 8, 2017

  I sat down with an attendee at our Canadian CIO and IT Leaders’ Summit in Toronto today and between us we came up with a new name for what...

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Comparing Master Data Management (MDM) with Application Data Management (ADM)

by Andrew White  |  March 19, 2017

We are fast approaching our new Hype Cycle season and as we do, analyst are want to explore what’s going on in the market around them.  One tactical nut that...

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Musing on MDM and Data Before our Enterprise Information and MDM Summits

by Andrew White  |  February 12, 2016

We were musing on all things data as we prepare to pack our bags and head off to (first) London, UK, for our annual Enterprise Information and MDM Summit, and...

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) does NOT manage customer-facing product information - true or false?

by Andrew White  |  July 16, 2015

I just heard this from a client while on an inquiry: "I have to go to my users and now tell them that we need another 'P underscore M' solution since our...

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The Business Case for Master Data Management (MDM) and Application Data Management (ADM) are different

by Andrew White  |  July 16, 2015

It came to me, as I wrote a response to a client inquiry: the business case for master data management (MDM) is very different to the business case for application...

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A Curious Development in Master Data Management (MDM) Land

by Andrew White  |  July 1, 2015

I was on a vendor briefing in support of an upcoming Magic Quadrant (MDM of Product Data Solutions) when a vendor said, "We are selling an MDM solution" when in...

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The Battle of the BOM - Do We Even Understand the Terms of the Fight?

by Andrew White  |  May 29, 2015

A colleague of mine (Michael Moran) shared with me an interesting blog: The Next Big Boom in PLM and ERP and the Battle Over mBOM Ownership.  Though this blog is...

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