Gartner Research

Mastering Master Data Management

Published: 25 January 2006

ID: G00136958

Analyst(s): Debra Logan, John Radcliffe, Andrew White , David Newman


Despite vendor claims, master data management has more to do with governance, process, data quality, metadata management and stewardship than simply technology. Learn the definition of MDM, its role in enterprise information management and support for service-oriented architecture environments.

Table Of Contents
  • MDM Defined
  • Partnership Between the Business and IT Areas
  • The MDM Process
  • Implementation Styles of MDM
  • Relationship to EIM
  • Importance to SOA
  • MDM and XML
  • Bottom Line

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