The scope and complexity of a master data management discipline change based on how enterprise resource planning is defined. Users cannot develop actionable MDM strategies until they define what ERP means for them and, therefore, the common data models that underpin their application architectures.
- Defining ERP
- ERP and MDM
- Client Interaction Related to ERP and MDM
- ERP Means a "Single Vendor Source Strategy" for Business Applications
- ERP Means a Large Packaged Suite of Applications (Even From a Single Vendor), Many With Multiple and/or Discrete Data Models
- ERP Means a Single-Instance, Single Integrated and Packaged Suite of Applications (From the Same Vendor)
- ERP Transforms to "Postmodern ERP"
- What Now?
- Tactical Guidelines
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