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Beer and Bits: Magnitude & ABInBev/Labatt Breweries

Magnitude and ABInBev/Labatt Breweries to Co-Present Keynote at MDM & Data Governance New York

A lot of things go into brewing beer. One of them is good data. Bringing it all together in a keynote at MDM & Data Governance New York this week is Magnitude CTO, Darren Peirce and LaBatt Breweries’ Manager of Master Data Management, Alice Bazdikian. Their keynote, “ABInBev/Labatt Breweries of Canada: Balancing Agility and Governance in Consolidating Data,” will be presented on Wednesday, November 9 at 11:00 a.m. ET.
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Achieving Proactive MDM – Assessing the Scene

A common maxim in the business world goes: If a problem is found in the design phase, it may cost $1 to fix, but if it is found once the product is released and in the hands of customers, it may cost $100 – or much, much more – to fix.
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Magnitude ONE Named a 2016 Trend-Setting Product by KMWorld Magazine

It’s been a year of tremendous momentum for Magnitude, from acquisition announcements of Simba Technologies and Datalytics to the release of key new products like RTD Stream. This week the momentum continues as KMWorld Magazine announced that Magnitude ONE is featured in its September issue as one of its Trend-Setting Products of 2016!  

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Announcing Magnitude ONE

As readers of this blog are aware, we have frequently discussed a variety of topics related to master data management. Over the course of the last decade we’ve enabled a good number of companies to deliver better reference and master data, across all domains (customer, product, financial, supplier, employee, etc.), and for operational as well as analytical systems. You can read about a few of them here. Read more

MDM Architecture Styles – Do you have the right mix?

What is the right MDM architecture style for your organization? It’s definitely an open-ended question that deserves an informed answer, especially before making new investment decisions. But before tackling the question, it is useful to define and understand the MDM styles themselves. Dr. Dave Waddington of The Information Difference defined four broad styles in an article published in Information Management. Read more

Exclusive Survey Findings on MDM and Big Data

Join us Tuesday, December 11th  at 11:00 am ET for a webinar discussing master data management’s role in Big Data. Andy Hayler, CEO of The Information Difference will release the results of his latest survey, in which 209 companies shared their views and experiences on Big Data and MDM. Read more

Single Versions of the Truths

I just finished reading a blog by Forrester’s Connie Moore, “Do You Have a Single Version of Process?” on the Information Management website.  Read more

Great American Insurance and the journey to MDM

We’ll be at the 2012 MDM & Data Governance Summit in NYC next week presenting not once, but twice on Monday. First up will be our resident data governance expert Mike Wheeler discussing how to use MDM to speed data-centric decision making. Read more

This Post Is Not About Big Data

Big Data is clearly the buzzword du jour in the information management space right now. I read a great article by Jim Ericson a few days ago where he talked about the hype around big data and how vendors, consultants and analysts have glommed on to (my word) the term and its pervasiveness in all topics information management. Read more

Managing Master Data Using Federalist Principles

In the early days of MDM, a common question was, “union or intersection?” Business Unit A has 30 attributes for customer. Business Unit B has 50. 10 of them are common. The question was, in other words, “should MDM manage all 70 attributes, or just the 10 common attributes?” Read more