Bringing master data management to life.

October 29, 2010

 

“MDM solutions by themselves provide little value.”  Until they’re linked to real-world front ends that serve your business users, they aren’t going to help your business.

Read the rest of this entry »


MDM and BPM: “Just like Romeo and Juliet…”

October 22, 2010

 

…except with a happier ending.

Until recently, the MDM and BPM nuptials have seemed more like Romeo and Juliet.  But now the star-cross’d lovers are finally making their long-standing marriage public. 

Read the rest of this entry »


Project management and change management: essential for successful MDM.

October 15, 2010

 

Sound project management and change management are essential for successful MDM initiatives.  In fact, several industry analysts and consultants have weighed in on these subjects in recent months.

Read the rest of this entry »


Walmart reverses course on SKU rationalization; product data becomes more important than ever.

October 8, 2010

 

Walmart appears to have thrown in the towel on SKU rationalization. Now, at least, they’ll have a larger selection of towels to choose from.  It’s likely that leading retailers in several industries will take a harder look at their own SKU rationalization plans and make adjustments to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.

Read the rest of this entry »