Gartner Research

Governance of the MDM Design Process

Published: 20 July 2012

ID: G00233349

Analyst(s): Bill O'Kane


Those with responsibility for information governance are best positioned to oversee the master data and metadata management design and communications processes. This research describes these processes, and the corresponding artifacts that the governance team needs to create and maintain.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Identify and Prioritize Data Domains
  • Define and Ratify Future State Domain Authority Model and Attributes
  • Identify and Prioritize Data Sources
  • Identify and Create Master Data Attributes
  • Incorporate the First Data Source
  • Create and Publish Master Metadata
  • Incorporate Subsequent Data Sources
  • Integrate Consuming Systems and Processes

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