Key Issues for Master Data Management, 2011


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Table of Contents

  • Topic Description
  • Why This Is Important
  • Key Issue Descriptions
    • Key Issue: How should organizations create compelling MDM visions and strategies for their organizations?
    • Key Issue: What are the business requirements for MDM, and how do you build a business case for it?
    • Key Issue: How will organizations address the governance, organizational and process challenges that are barriers to MDM success?
    • Key Issue: Which technologies, vendors and architectures will meet the requirements of MDM programs?
    • Key Issue: How does MDM relate to other business and IT programs related to business applications, BI, SOA, Pattern-Based Strategy, performance management, EIM and enterprise architecture?
  • Related Key Initiatives
  • Recommended Reading
  • Key Issues
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