The key to a successful MDM initiative isn’t technology or methods, it’s people: the stakeholders in the organization and their complex ownership of the data that the initiative will affect. Master Data Management equips you with a deeply practical, business-focused way of thinking about MDM—an understanding that will greatly enhance your ability to communicate with stakeholders and win their support. Moreover, it will help you deserve their support: you’ll master all the details involved in planning and executing an MDM project that leads to measurable improvements in business productivity and effectiveness. * Presents a comprehensive roadmap that you can adapt to any MDM project. * Emphasizes the critical goal of maintaining and improving data quality. * Provides guidelines for determining which data to “master. * Examines special issues relating to master data metadata. * Considers a range of MDM architectural styles. * Covers the synchronization of master data across the application infrastructure.
The Only Complete Technical Primer for MDM Planners, Architects, and Implementers Companies moving toward flexible SOA architectures often face difficult information management and integration challenges. The master data they rely on is often stored and managed in ways that are redundant, inconsistent, inaccessible, non-standardized, and poorly governed. Using Master Data Management (MDM), organizations can regain control of their master data, improve corresponding business processes, and maximize its value in SOA environments. Enterprise Master Data Management provides an authoritative, vendor-independent MDM technical reference for practitioners: architects, technical analysts, consultants, solution designers, and senior IT decisionmakers. Written by the IBM® data management innovators who are pioneering MDM, this book systematically introduces MDM’s key concepts and technical themes, explains its business case, and illuminates how it interrelates with and enables SOA. Drawing on their experience with cutting-edge projects, the authors introduce MDM patterns, blueprints, solutions, and best practices published nowhere else—everything you need to establish a consistent, manageable set of master data, and use it for competitive advantage. Coverage includes How MDM and SOA complement each other Using the MDM Reference Architecture to position and design MDM solutions within an enterprise Assessing the value and risks to master data and applying the right security controls Using PIM-MDM and CDI-MDM Solution Blueprints to address industry-specific information management challenges Explaining MDM patterns as enablers to accelerate consistent MDM deployments Incorporating MDM solutions into existing IT landscapes via MDM Integration Blueprints Leveraging master data as an enterprise asset—bringing people, processes, and technology together with MDM and data governance Best practices in MDM deployment, including data warehouse and SAP integration
In this book, authors Dalton Cervo and Mark Allen show you how to implement Master Data Management (MDM) within your business model to create a more quality controlled approach. Focusing on techniques that can improve data quality management, lower data maintenance costs, reduce corporate and compliance risks, and drive increased efficiency in customer data management practices, the book will guide you in successfully managing and maintaining your customer master data. You'll find the expert guidance you need, complete with tables, graphs, and charts, in planning, implementing, and managing MDM.
Multi-Domain Master Data Management delivers practical guidance and specific instruction to help guide planners and practitioners through the challenges of a multi-domain master data management (MDM) implementation. Authors Mark Allen and Dalton Cervo bring their expertise to you in the only reference you need to help your organization take master data management to the next level by incorporating it across multiple domains. Written in a business friendly style with sufficient program planning guidance, this book covers a comprehensive set of topics and advanced strategies centered on the key MDM disciplines of Data Governance, Data Stewardship, Data Quality Management, Metadata Management, and Data Integration. Provides a logical order toward planning, implementation, and ongoing management of multi-domain MDM from a program manager and data steward perspective. Provides detailed guidance, examples and illustrations for MDM practitioners to apply these insights to their strategies, plans, and processes. Covers advanced MDM strategy and instruction aimed at improving data quality management, lowering data maintenance costs, and reducing corporate risks by applying consistent enterprise-wide practices for the management and control of master data.
This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents a development approach for master data management projects, and in particular, those projects based on IBM InfoSphere® MDM Server. The target audience for this book includes Enterprise Architects, Information, Integration and Solution Architects and Designers, Developers, and Product Managers. Master data management combines a set of processes and tools that defines and manages the non-transactional data entities of an organization. Master data management can provide processes for collecting, consolidating, persisting, and distributing this data throughout an organization. IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server creates trusted views of master data that can improve applications and business processes. You can use it to gain control over business information by managing and maintaining a complete and accurate view of master data. You also can use InfoSphere MDM Server to extract maximum value from master data by centralizing multiple data domains. InfoSphere MDM Server provides a comprehensive set of prebuilt business services that support a full range of master data management functionality.
Enterprises today understand the value of employing a master data management (MDM) solution for managing and governing mission critical information assets. chief data officers and chief information officers drive MDM initiatives with IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management to improve business results and operational efficiencies, which can help to lower costs and to reduce the risk of using untrusted master information in business process. Cloud computing introduces new considerations where enterprise IT architectures are extended beyond the corporate networks into the cloud. Many enterprises are now adopting turnkey business applications offered as software as a service (SaaS) solutions, such as customer relationship management (CRM), payroll processing, human resource management, and many more. However, in the context of MDM solutions, many organizations perceive risks in having these solutions deployed on the cloud. In some cases, organization are concerned with the legal restrictions of deploying solutions on the cloud, whereas in other cases organizations have policies and strategies in force that limit solution deployment on the cloud. Immaterial of what all the cases might be, industry trends point to a prediction that many "extended enterprises" will keep MDM solutions on premises and will want its integrations with SaaS applications, specifically customer and asset domains. This trend puts a key focus on an important component in the solution construct, that is, the cloud integration middleware and how it fits with hybrid cloud architectures that span on premises and cloud services. As this trend pans out, the on-premises MDM solution integration with SaaS applications will be the key pain point for the "extended enterprise." This IBM Redbooks® publication provides guidance to chief data officers, chief information officers, MDM practitioners, integration architects, and others who are interested in the integration of IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management with SaaS applications. This book lays the background on how mastering and governance needs for SaaS applications is quite similar to what on-premises business applications would need. It draws the perspective for serving the on-premises application and the SaaS application with the same MDM hub. This book describes how IBM WebSphere® Cast Iron® Cloud Integration can serve as the "de-facto" cloud integration middleware to integrate the on-premises InfoSphere Master Data Management systems with any SaaS application by using Saleforce.com integration as an example. This book also covers aspects of handling bulk operations with IBM InfoSphere Information Server. After reading this book, you will have a good understanding about the considerations for on-premises InfoSphere Master Data Management integration with SaaS applications in general and Salesforce.com in particular. The MDM practitioners and integration architects will understand the deployable integrations patterns and, in general, will be able to effectively contribute to delivering strategies that involve building solutions in this area. Additionally, SaaS vendors and customers looking to build or implement SaaS solutions that might require trusted master information will be able to use this compilation to ensure that the right architecture is put together and adhered to as a set of standard integrations patterns with all the core building blocks is essential for the longevity of a solution in this space.
IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub (InfoSphere MDM Ref DM Hub) is designed as a ready-to-run application that provides the governance, process, security, and audit control for managing reference data as an enterprise standard, resulting in fewer errors, reduced business risk and cost savings. This IBM Redbooks® publication describes where InfoSphere MDM Ref DM Hub fits into information management reference architecture. It explains the end-to-end process of an InfoSphere MDM Ref DM Hub implementation including the considerations of planning a reference data management project, requirements gathering and analysis, model design in detail, and integration considerations and scenarios. It then shows implementation examples and the ongoing administration tasks. This publication can help IT professionals who are interested or have a need to manage reference data efficiently and implement an InfoSphere MDM Ref DM Hub solution with ease.
Best Practices for Deploying and Managing Master Data Services (MDS) Effectively manage master data and drive better decision making across your enterprise with detailed instruction from two MDS experts. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services Implementation & Administration shows you how to use MDS to centralize the management of key data within your organization. Find out how to build an MDS model, establish hierarchies, govern data access, and enforce business rules. Legacy system integration and security are also covered. Real-world programming examples illustrate the material presented in this comprehensive guide. Create a process-agnostic solution for managing your business domains Learn how to take advantage of the data modeling capabilities of MDS Manage hierarchies and consolidations across your organization Import data by using SQL Server Integration Services and T-SQL statements Ensure data accuracy and completeness by using business rules and versioning Employ role-based security at functional, object, and attribute levels Design export views and publish data to subscribing systems Use Web services to progrmmatically interact with your implementation
Transform your business into a customer-centric enterprise Gain a complete and timely understanding of your customers using MDM-CDI and the real-world information contained in this comprehensive volume. Master Data Management and Customer Data Integration for a Global Enterprise explains how to grow revenue, reduce administrative costs, and improve client retention by adopting a customer-focused business framework. Learn to build and use customer hubs and associated technologies, secure and protect confidential corporate and customer information, provide personalized services, and set up an effective data governance team. You'll also get full details on regulatory compliance and the latest pre-packaged MDM-CDI software solutions. Design and implement a dynamic MDM-CDI architecture that fits the needs of your business Implement MDM-CDI holistically as an integrated multi-disciplinary set of technologies, services, and processes Improve solution agility and flexibility using SOA and Web services Recognize customers and their relationships with the enterprise across channels and lines of business Ensure compliance with local, state, federal, and international regulations Deploy network, perimeter, platform, application, data, and user-level security Protect against identity and data theft, worm infection, and phishing and pharming scams Create an Enterprise Information Governance Group Perform development, QA, and business acceptance testing and data verification
Essays Dedicated to Hartmut Wedekind on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday
Author: Hartmut Wedekind
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Business & Economics
The role of data management becomes more and more crucial in a totally connected world. Having the right data at the right time at the right place is therefore one of the most challenging research issues we face in the coming years. This Festschrift volume is devoted to Hartmut Wedekind on the occasion of his 70th birthday and comprises a total of 18 articles discussing a broad spectrum of issues related to data management. All articles are (co-)authored by academic children and grandchildren of Hartmut Wedekind and therefore reflect the multifaceted selection of academic topics that he explored, discussed, and published on during his academic life. All articles are clustered into four different parts, focusing on motivation and modeling issues, infrastructural services, application design, and finally different applications. The scope of the articles reaches from visionary illustrations of data management in a connected world through core database techniques in the context of database caching, notification services, etc., to the design and description of data-intensive applications.