Tag "MDM"

Data Processing Pipeline Patterns

Data produced by applications, devices, or humans must be processed before it is consumed. By definition, a data pipeline represents the flow of data between two or more systems. It is a set of instructions that determine how and when to move data between these systems. My last blog conveyed how connectivity is foundational to a... more

Create the Optimal Healthcare Provider Network Designed for Quality Outcomes

To Build a Better Provider Network, Start with Better Data About Your Providers There are a lot of reasons healthcare payers want to build optimal provider networks. An optimal provider network is smarter: it lets payers synthesize data from many different systems, including recruiting, credentialing, claims, reimbursements, utilization, quality, fraud detection, and more. With an... more

Embracing Transformation with Intelligent Data at HIMSS19

The signs of disruption in the healthcare industry are everywhere: Massive mergers. Major employers test driving new data-driven employee-based population health and preventive care programs. A major online retailer acquiring a pharmacy benefits administrator. It’s an exciting and transformational time for the healthcare market, and the possibilities are extraordinary. Patients can benefit from better information... more

Black Friday and the Holiday Season: How to Deal with Changing Customer Shopping Behavior

The National Retail Federation forecasts that sales will be up 4.1 percent(i) in the 2018 holiday shopping season, but an increasing number of stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2018(ii). How does this make sense? The reality is that customers shopping behavior has changed and retailers are adopting. While Black Friday is still the busiest... more

REST your Master Data Services

REST (Representational State Transfer) is an architecture style that is designed for communications between different interfaces in the simplest way. As the REST API uses simple HTTP calls, it is much more accessible from different interfaces. Thanks to Roy Fielding, REST APIs are available all over the world wide web today. For example Twitter REST... more

How Retailers Unleash the Disruptive Power of Data to Drive Customer Engagement

Shop.org is the place to meet the top influencers and practitioners from the digital retail community. Retailers and brands must transition from simply selling to customers to establishing relationships with them through personalized digital experiences driven by relevant content. Customers expect to be inspired, influenced, engaged and reassured that they have selected the right supplier... more

Secrets of an Intelligent Master Data Management Strategy

If you are defining or re-thinking your Master Data Management (MDM) strategy, you have probably wondered how you can make your MDM journey successful for you, your team and your organization. Wouldn’t it be great to learn from people and organizations who have successfully gone through this before? Tom Gottweis, MDM – expert and Head... more