Gartner Research

Key Issues for Master Data Management, 2011

Published: 07 February 2011

ID: G00210255

Analyst(s): John Radcliffe, Bill Swanton , Andrew White


Master data management is a key enabler of business success. Gartner plans to provide a wide range of research to help organizations successfully initiate, reinforce and sustain their MDM discipline.

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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?

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