Gartner Research

Key Criteria to Use When Evaluating MDM Solutions

Published: 13 July 2009

ID: G00168274

Analyst(s): John Radcliffe, Andrew White


This research will help you assess a vendor's commitment to meeting your requirements for master data management. You will be able to separate vendors that are committed to meeting those requirements strategically from those vendors that meet them tactically or not at all.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • Defining MDM
  • MDM Technology Evolution
    • Architectural Styles of MDM Systems
  • Considerations You Need to Take Into Account
    • Domain Focus and Experience
    • Use Cases and/or Industry Supported
    • Data Modeling Capabilities
    • Information Quality Management Capabilities
    • Loading, Integration and Synchronization Capabilities
    • Business Services and Workflow Functionality
    • Performance, Scalability and Availability Capabilities
    • Manageability and Security Capabilities
    • Measurement Capability
    • Technology and Architecture Considerations

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