Gartner Research

The Seven Building Blocks of MDM: A Framework for Success

Published: 12 March 2012

ID: G00230832

Analyst(s): Bill O'Kane , Andrew White


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


  • 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

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