Gartner Research

The Impact of Cloud-Based Master Data Management Solutions

Published: 27 March 2014

ID: G00255020

Analyst(s): Eric Thoo , Bill O'Kane


Master data management and information leaders need to understand the scenarios where cloud MDM hub services can provide significant value to their implementation programs. This knowledge will position them for success as cloud MDM hub services become more widely available.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Cloud MDM hub services are of benefit to MDM leaders in supporting MDM implementations of modest scope — whether stand-alone or in preparation for integration with on-premises enterprise MDM
  • Cloud MDM hub services can provide MDM leaders with significant benefits in supporting POC, development and testing activities prior to placing an on-premises MDM solution into production
  • Cloud MDM hub services are forcing MDM leaders to ensure that the level of governance practiced within their organization's data integration discipline enables them to optimize MDM benefits

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