Finalists to Present at the Gartner Master Data Management Summit in Los Angeles, May 4-6
Gartner, Inc. announced today the three finalists for the Gartner Master Data Management Excellence Awards. The finalists are Daymon Worldwide, Lexmark International and xpedx.
Each finalist will be asked to present their MDM case study to summit delegates at the Gartner MDM Summit 2011 on May 6, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA. Summit participants will have the ability to vote for the finalist demonstrating the best example of MDM excellence using the Gartner Seven Building Blocks, a framework for success with MDM. From this feedback the winner will be selected and announced at the summit.
“Today, most organizations struggle to master critical business information across multiple sets of business applications spanning corporate, regional and local systems. At the same time, customers are demanding faster and more sophisticated responses from organizations, leading to challenges that hinders the organization's ability to measure and respond effectively to the market. With MDM, organizations can create a unified view of critical data such as “customer”, “citizen”, “product” and so on, leading to greater customer focus, enterprise agility, simplified integration and, ultimately, improved profitability,” said Andrew White, research vice president at Gartner. “The tactics used by these finalists showed major improvements to business performance and efficiency across their organizations. These are great examples of the best practices needed to pursue successful MDM objectives.”
These three companies will present their case studies during the MDM Summit:
The identification of a Gartner Award winner or finalist is not an endorsement by Gartner of any vendor, product or service. More information on the Gartner MDM Excellence Awards is available at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/master-data-management/excellence-awards.jsp or on the Gartner MDM Summit Web site at www.gartner.com/us/mdm.
About the Gartner MDM Summit
The Gartner MDM Summit, being held May 4-6 in Los Angeles, provides an in-depth view of how MDM programs are moving into multiple domains — among customers, products and suppliers — gaining real-time integration with business applications and providing more support for smarter business decisions. Members of the media can register by contacting Christy Pettey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is available at www.gartner.com/us/mdm.
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