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Ask the Experts Series: What is Multidimensional MDM?

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Dennis McLaughlin | February 01, 2017

Typically, your company’s MDM will point you toward a core domain within your organization such as a partner, customer or facility. However, oftentimes domains have more than one relationship. In fact, more often than not, you’ll likely need to gather and utilize data from many domains in order to...

How leaders develop successful MDM initiatives

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Beth Adams | January 23, 2017

Dan Power, in his article “Five essential elements of MDM” writes that you need some essential elements in order to achieve MDM success. These elements include an MDM hub, data integration software, data quality capabilities, external content for enrichment, and a data governance process. But what...

What the Data Says…About Presidential Inaugurations

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Terri White | January 19, 2017

Did you know, since 1937, Inauguration Day has always taken place on January 20th following a presidential election? Throughout the 2016 election, we shared lots of interesting U.S. election-related data with you in our #WhatTheDataSays…About Elections series. So, we thought all you data junkies...

Ask the Experts Series: What is Multi-domain MDM?

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Jake Freivald | January 17, 2017

In business, the phrase ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ certainly applies. And of course, your organization is likely made up of many parts or domains – customers, facilities, vendors, products, etc. To keep your business running successfully, it’s critical to have a clear picture...

Ask the Experts Series: What is a Golden Record?

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Jake Freivald | January 10, 2017

All of us at Information Builders understand the importance of being able to provide accurate, consistent data to key stakeholders in the format that suits them best. Having access to such data is critical in allowing leaders to solve business problems and meet business goals. A Golden Record is...

What’s the case for Data Governance?

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Beth Adams | January 09, 2017

Employees and stakeholders need key pieces of information to do their jobs. Self-service and data discovery tools can help, but if you let people access any data they want, they’ll start poking around where they don’t belong. They also might bring in data of doubtful quality and unknown origin,...

What Lies Ahead for Data and Analytics in 2017?

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Rado Kotorov | January 05, 2017

Each year, we deliberate where BI and analytics are taking us as the role of data becomes increasingly integral to businesses. Where are we headed this year?  The biggest shift will be a focus on business outcomes. It is no longer about new and cool technologies alone, but what business...