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Optimize MDM Deployments by Choosing the Right MDM Data Model Style

Published: 04 October 2017

ID: G00342653

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


Master data management vendors offer two styles for the physical MDM data models at the core of their products. Data and analytics leaders managing data and analytics programs for information governance and MDM should select the right model style to optimize MDM deployment and assure success.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Decide Which MDM Physical Data Model Style Is Most Appropriate for Your Requirements
    • Prepackaged Model Considerations
    • Client-Driven Model Considerations
  • Assess the Impact of Each Data Model Style on Your Data Integration Services' Needs
    • Prepackaged Considerations
    • Client-Driven Considerations
  • Evaluate How Each Model Style Supports Your Users' Interaction With Master Data

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