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Category: 'application-data-management' Blog Posts

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What is going on in the world of data and analytics?

by Andrew White  |  March 22, 2019

I have blogged before (see this from 2014: A Day in the Life of an Analyst” at Gartner’s IT/Expo Symposium – Day 3) about the hot topics I discussed with...

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Your Future Requires You to Define Your Real Master Data

by Andrew White  |  February 22, 2019

I was talking today to a real smart client.  They had two questions that begat one premise.  The premise was that their future, now, was getting more complicated: It was...

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Before Implementing ERP Systems, Implement Application Data Management!

by Andrew White  |  October 13, 2017

I saw this headline in today's Techtarget email: Before implementing ERP systems, identify their many components.  I simply had to read it.  It's a good article.  It nicely captures a...

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Top 5 Emerging Next Practices for Getting More from Your Data

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

In preparation for our upcoming Gartner Symposium season I thought it might be interesting and helpful to share my current top 5 emerging best practices for Enterprise Information Management -...

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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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