The Seven Building Blocks of MDM: A Framework for Success


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Master data management program managers need a framework to ensure that they approach initiatives on a strategic, balanced and integrated basis. Using Gartner's building blocks will lead to greater success, and will enable program managers to maximize benefits for the organization.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • The "Seven Building Blocks of MDM" Framework
    • MDM Vision
    • MDM Strategy
      • Mapping Out the Goals
      • Mapping Out the Scope
      • Thinking in Terms of the MDM Life Cycle
      • Mapping Out the MDM Journey
    • MDM Metrics
    • MDM Information Governance
    • MDM Organization and Roles
    • MDM Information Life Cycle
    • MDM Enabling Technology
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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