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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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U.S. Productivity grew by more than 16% in the last quarter, up from 11% in previous (newspaper headlines, April 28, 2024)

by Andrew White  |  May 15, 2015

The newspaper article continues....”cost of living index down....standard of living up....Reduction in poverty....but income inequality appears to widen after 20 years of narrowing”. If ever you wanted a long bet,...

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Master Data Management (MDM) Magic Quadrant 2015 Research has Begun

by Andrew White  |  May 5, 2015

It's official!  As of last night we kicked off the MDM MQ season.  We are working on two magic quadrant's: MDM of Customer Data Solutions (technically "party" type data) MDM...

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Calling all Master Data Management Vendors - Magic Quadrant Season to Begin

by Andrew White  |  April 8, 2015

This is an "FYI" to all the Master Data Management (MDM) vendor's out there....we will soon be kicking off our Magic Quadrant season.  We will send out the "initial vendor...

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The UK's Productivity Puzzle (and how IT can help)

by Andrew White  |  March 20, 2015

After blogging only the other day about the importance of productivity over employment to the U.S. economy (see Economic Minute #7: The Growth that Doesn't Satisfy), I noted with some...

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Gartner's Enterprise Information and MDM Summit 2015 - UK and US - Ready to Go!

by Andrew White  |  March 6, 2015

I head over to the UK on Saturday to prepare for our 2015 Enterprise Information and MDM summit series.  It's a 2-event season, next week in UK and April 1-2...

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Enterprise Information and Master Data Management (MDM) Summit Q&A

by Andrew White  |  February 7, 2015

We have in hand a number of questions from attendees from last year’s summit that were handed in at the closing keynote.  We have also received questions from those inquiring...

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The incurable problem with data fitness

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2015

I was reading an end-users strategy document for their upcoming Master Data Management (MDM) program.  As part of the strategy there is a significant technology decision – to go for...

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OpenText gets closer to full EIM with Actuate Buy – but is there still more to do?

by Andrew White  |  December 5, 2014

Headline today: Actuate Signs Agreement to be Acquired by OpenText.  OpenText calls itself an Enterprise Information Management vendor.  It says, on its website, that: "Enterprise Information Management strategies are the evolution...

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