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MDM Solution Selection in 2020 Will Be Substantially Different From 2016

Published: 16 May 2016

ID: G00300652

Analyst(s): Bill O'Kane , Michael Moran


The trajectory of master data management solutions is being affected by evolving market requirements and supporting technologies. By 2020, MDM program leaders will face different selection criteria as current solutions change and mature, while there'll be new openings for prospective disrupters.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • MDM program and information leaders will see a shift in focus toward in-context business use cases, which will require inherent multidomain MDM capability as most business processes invoke multiple master data domains
  • The need to support agile business requirements will require MDM program and information leaders to select and implement adaptive MDM solutions
  • Increasingly complex MDM solution technologies of greater variation and capability will mean MDM program and information leaders will need to fully comprehend the resultant choices to ensure delivery against business requirements

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