Gartner Research

Select the Best Master Data Management Implementation Styles for Your Needs

Published: 19 September 2016

ID: G00314770

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


Choosing the right MDM implementation style(s) significantly improves an MDM program's chances of success. Data and analytics leaders of MDM programs must know the characteristics of the various MDM implementation styles to identify which styles, technologies, vendors and partners are most suitable.

Table Of Contents


  • Important Characteristics of Each MDM Style
    • Authoring Source
    • Persistence/Storage
    • Validation Source
    • Primary Consumer
    • Data Latency
    • Search Complexity/Data Distribution
  • Conclusion

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