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Overcoming the Challenges to Implementing Enterprise Metadata Management Across the Organization

Published: 14 August 2012

ID: G00234667

Analyst(s): Guido De Simoni


Enterprise metadata management is an increasingly important component of information management programs, as the quality of the metadata has a significant impact on the value of the information asset. Here we describe seven major challenges to the discipline and how to address them.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Enterprise EMM Challenges and Recommendations
    • 1 Vision and Strategy — It's All About the Journey
    • 2 Strategy — Working Smart
    • 3 Metrics — Identify the Greatest Pain to Warrant Change
    • 4 Information Governance — Dealing With Siloed Information Assets
    • 5 Organization and Roles — Who's got a Vested Interest?
    • 6 Information Life Cycle — the Current Environment can Trap you
    • 7 Enabling Infrastructure — A Tower of Babel Across Technologies?

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