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Raising MDM’s Bar for Data Enrichment

Raising MDM’s Bar for Data Enrichment

0 by / on March 26, 2015, 12:00 am / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Megatrends: What's Hot and What's Not, Process Power, Uncategorized

In my previous blog (Enriching the Universe of Customer Data) I made the following assertion: “Customer MDM is going well beyond its early role of merging multiple versions of customer records in order to create a single-version-of-truth. Of course, data governance is still very much about cleansing, matching and reconciliation. But once having stabilized customer master data, enrichment becomes the […]

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Enriching the Universe of Customer Data

Enriching the Universe of Customer Data

0 by / on March 13, 2015, 12:00 am / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Megatrends: What's Hot and What's Not, Process Power, Uncategorized

The “Customer is always right!” It’s is a well-known, historic philosophy of customer service. To this day, it continues to signify that helpful and consultative salespeople will guide their customers to the best possible product fit. Should the customer return the product or express any level of dissatisfaction, the salesperson, without hesitation, will make a product adjustment that ultimately pleases […]

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ERP’s Data Quality Myth

ERP’s Data Quality Myth

0 by / on February 26, 2015, 12:00 am / in Integration Insights, Process Power, Uncategorized

Back in the 1960s, 70s and 80s, the mainframe was king. For those users not lucky enough to have a console enabling data entry directly to analog/magnetic tape, good integration meant keeping your box of punch cards in exactly the right processing sequence in order to avoid a print-out ending with the word ABORTED.   The big Metrics were CPU utilization […]

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WebMethods’ MDM/BPMS, Process-Driven Connection

WebMethods’ MDM/BPMS, Process-Driven Connection

0 by / on January 27, 2015, 12:00 am / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Megatrends: What's Hot and What's Not, Process Power, Uncategorized

Process-Driven MDM is a multi-layered concept. As a basic enabler of a successful digital enterprise, PD-MDM leverages the value of good and consistent, organizational master data and directly ties it to business process improvement. In order to help ensure the success of IoT projects, Customer-360 or product onboarding initiatives, PD-MDM methodically identifies essential data assets and ensures their integrity, thereby […]

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Data Management at best – Onboarding Automation

Data Management at best – Onboarding Automation

0 by / on December 18, 2014, 12:00 pm / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Process Power

Nowadays it’s all about quick, visible benefits when it  comes to business development and ICT. I am often asked to give good examples of Data Management “quick wins” and how to make the change really visible. There are many existing good business cases (and for sure many more rapidly evolving), but one very good example is the one where true […]

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Stop the pollution of data!

Stop the pollution of data!

0 by / on December 14, 2014, 10:53 pm / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Process Power, Uncategorized

It’s becoming increasingly important to have accurate information to assure decision making. Data pollution, which typically is realized, only when it’s too late, is becoming one of the most important topics of good Information management practice. We often talk about needs for cleaning data, which might not sound very sexy and is something typically done once or randomly when needed. […]

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Will Federated Data Governance Replace MDM?

Will Federated Data Governance Replace MDM?

0 by / on December 11, 2014, 3:57 am / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Megatrends: What's Hot and What's Not, Process Power, Uncategorized

In the world of automated data governance, there are tools considered to be reactive and proactive. Using a data quality engine, for example, to cleanse a database replete with inaccuracies and duplications is considered reactive.  Using MDM dashboard metrics to identify the nature of data inadequacies in order to modify end user behavior is proactive. MDM’s workflow provides something of […]

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Data policy, Workflow and automation, that's what it takes to operationalise the data governance.

Data governance – Operationalize it!

0 by / on November 27, 2014, 11:33 pm / in Featured Authors, Integration Insights, Process Power

Data management, Business process automation and data governance are typically seen as very complex to implement, especially at an operational level. Many organizations fail to embrace tangible, a real hands-on data governance concept and end up addressing the topic by appointing teams of people to govern artifacts of data. When this happens the real business data is not fixed, the […]

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