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Governance of Master Data Starts With the Master Data Life Cycle

Published: 01 March 2011

ID: G00200239

Analyst(s): Andrew White


Identifying and documenting the "as is" and "to be" life cycles of master data, as they are used in critical business processes, helps identify what is needed to govern master data.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • What You Need to Know
  • Expect to Encounter Three Issues When Developing Governance of Master Data
  • How to Tackle These Three Issues
  • MDM Stakeholders
  • MDM Data Formats and Data Types
    • Data Types
    • Data Formats
  • MDM Processes
  • Putting It All Together

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