Topic "Master Data Management"

Why Clean Data is An Asset

In the early days of data management (let’s say the 1990s-2000s. A lifetime ago – if you’re a millennial!) data quality was a cog in IT’s gears to support each incremental and ultimately disappointing attempt to get the business to start embracing that massive data warehouse investment.   Data quality was a tool, but not yet... more

Master Data Management Can Turn You into a Hero

I attended Master Data Management and Data Governance Summit in San Francisco last week. The two day event had as many as 20 sessions covering broadest and deepest practical advice on both MDM and Data Governance initiatives. Among many great sessions, one of my favorite sessions was from Anthony Vitale on overcoming the pitfalls for... more

Meet Informatica at GS1 Connect and Get Customer & Compliance Ready

Combined with Informatica’s GDSN Accelerator for CPG customers can easily link their backend systems with the GDSN (Global Data Synchronization) to deliver consolidated and reliable business-critical data to applications. Suppliers and retailers are able to share standardized product data, cut down the cost of building point to point integrations and speed-up new product introductions having access to the most accurate and current product information

The Age of Engagement Depends on Great Data

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5 Best Practices for Effective Supplier Information Management

This article was originally posted in Supply and Demand Chain Executive. Supplier data management is costing organizations millions of dollars each year. According to AMR Research/Gartner, supplier management organizations have increased their employee headcount and system resources by 35%, and are spending up to $1,000 per supplier annually, to manage their supplier information across the... more

Master Data Management in Oil and Gas Industry

The Oil and Gas (O&G) industry is an important backbone of every economy. It is also an industry that has weathered the storm of constantly changing economic trends, regulations and technological innovations. O&G companies by nature have complex and intensive data processes. For a profitable functioning under changing trends, policies and guidelines, O&G’s need to... more

Guiding Your Way to Master Data Management Nirvana

Achieving and maintaining a single, semantically consistent version of master data is crucial for every organization. As many companies are moving from an account or product-centric approach to a customer-centric model, master data management is becoming an important part of their enterprise data management strategy. MDM provides the clean, consistent and connected information your organizations... more

How Insurance Companies Benefit from Information Management

Insurance is a highly competitive business that hinges on providing the right products and industry-leading service to customers. Accurate data is the lifeblood of this business. To overcome their struggle with fragmented data across product lines, functions and channels, a leading US-based insurance company has built a world-class information management practice to enable the company to quickly collect and analyze data, whether it is financial, claims, policy or customer data.