Top Reasons an MDM Implementation Fails

I often become involved in an organization’s MDM program when they’ve reached out to InfoTrellis for help with cleaning up after a failed project or initiating attempt number X at achieving what, to some, is a real struggle. There can be a lot of reasons for a Master Data Management

Examining The Corporate MDM Dashboard: What, Why, How and When

Master Data Management (MDM) is no longer a “fast follower” initiative but is now a generally accepted part of any information management program.  Many enterprises have well established MDM programs and many more are at the beginning stages of implementation.  In order to be successful with MDM you need continuous

What You May Be Missing by Not Monitoring Your MDM Hub

Organizations spend millions of dollars to implement their MDM solution. They may have different approaches (batch vs. real time; integrated customer view vs. integrated supplier view etc.) – but in general they all expect to get a “one version of the truth” view by integrating different data sources and then

MDM Evolution: The Missing Link

Intertwined fates There has been an interesting shift in the MDM space over the last few years.  It wasn’t long ago that the most common question used to be “What is MDM?” – these days that question is instead “What are the best practices in implementing and sustaining MDM?” There

Master Data Management: Are you flying blind?

How can you govern your master data without knowing your master data? For many years I’ve been saying that the one thing all MDM clients have in common is that the quality of data in their source systems is not as good as they thought.  Over the past several years I’ve found