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When a Registry-based MDM use case won’t work

by Andrew White  |  April 2, 2013

Interestingly I have spoken recently with a number of end users, spanning healthcare and financial services, where the same challenge popped up.  In essence, they had adopted a registry-based implementation...

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Buy-side versus Sell-side MDM of Product Data – two sides of the same coin?

by Andrew White  |  September 21, 2009

I spoke with an end user the other day that had a pretty forward looking strategy as it related to MDM, and specifically MDM of Product Data.  When we talk...

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How do you get started with MDM?

by Andrew White  |  July 9, 2009

Why is there no simple, automated, or formalized, blue print for getting MDM going? I was talking with a sales person today who wanted help to initiate a dialog with a client that...

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A tale of two MDM initiatives…

by Andrew White  |  June 19, 2009

This week I had the pleasure of spending time with two end user organizations that helped me draw out some important considerations.  Company A was very much a large, global...

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Can “single view” of master data be achieved without an MDM technology?

by Andrew White  |  February 17, 2009

In my ongoing efforts that are part of the update to the 2009 Gartner Magic Quadrant for MDM of Product Data, I took a vendor briefing last Thursday that got...

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The Theory of the Growth of the Firm

by Andrew White  |  December 3, 2008

So I was writing my “book of the month” summary (I post them in my email footer) and in October I finished Edith Penrose’s, “The Theory of the Growth of...

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