Data governance and marketing applications: it’s time to get started.

July 29, 2011

 

“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.”

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Maintaining a “single authoritative source” mentality in data governance programs.

July 22, 2011


Avoid data quality and version control problems from the start with sound data governance processes.

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Applied MDM: Business process management.

July 15, 2011

 

BPM is essential in governing master data and managing its use throughout the enterprise.

(Part of a series on how companies can leverage their master product data for more efficient operations and competitive advantage.)

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“Rogue IT” or the Little Red Hen?

June 29, 2011

 

It’s hard to label business units as “going rogue” for taking the initiative to help themselves, any more than you’d call the Little Red Hen “going rogue” for feeding her chicks. But you still need a vision for taking care of the whole flock.

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The IT Reformation and the Splinternet

June 23, 2011

 

Business users are freeing themselves from the constraints of the IT department with information technologies that work together less and less effectively. What will this mean for data governance and related disciplines?

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Applied MDM: Layout Manager for dynamic catalog publishing.

June 2, 2011

 

A flexible technique for using master product data in multichannel catalog production.

(Part of a series on how companies can leverage their master product data for more efficient operations and competitive advantage.)

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“Applied MDM”: leveraging master data for efficient operations and competitive advantage.

May 20, 2011

 

…and never let the audience know how hard you’re working.  Read the rest of this entry »