Monthly Archives: October 2013

MDM Initiatives

How to Monetize Product and Material Domain MDM Initiatives

  (Identify Duplicates, Standardize Data, Create Actionable Value) This is Part 2 of a 2 part blog post. Read Part 1 on Product and Material Domain Monetization of MDM initiatives – The difference.   So for product and material, the attributes matter and our customers have developed, adopted or leveraged

Bringing Manufacturing Home

Product and Material Domain Monetization of MDM initiatives – The difference

Sell-Side Products and Buy-Side Material have a totally different context than the well-defined Customer, Supplier, Employee, Chart of Accounts, etc. Sell-Side Products may be well defined by Product Engineering and Product Management and have distinct characteristics related to distribution, or even retail outlets. These characteristics and attributes are as unique


The Million Dollar Question: Master Data Management – Before or After ERP?

Before proceeding with the answer to this million dollar question, we need to first know what ERP means to a business. This is because the concept of ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning differs from project to project. Some companies consider ERP as a business application strategy – one that merges

Need For MDM

Strengthening your E-BOM with MDM

Manufacturing businesses are bound to stick to tight budgets. They like their component lists to be complete, harmonized, updated and running, at all times. So, in order to keep their bill of materials (BOM) regularly refreshed with an updated list of all the raw materials, sub-assemblies, intermediate assemblies, sub-components, parts