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The need for effective Material Master Data Management – Part 3

Our last post talked about the Operations issues that arise from poor Material Master data quality. Let’s take a look at purchasing and spend analysis impacts of poor data.   Sourcing Sourcing projects and the make-versus-buy decision process in general require a view of what exists already in the approved

Has the Chief Data Officer come to embrace Purchased Product Masters?

Has the Chief Data Officer come to embrace Purchased Product Masters?

  The Purchased Product master can envelope multiple master domains depending on a company’s core industry.  For process manufacturers, petro chemical and Oil & Gas production sectors, purchased product masters contain the golden records for Maintenance, Repair and Operations items.   For Distributors and even Retailers, the Purchased Product masters

Enterprise Data Management

Guiding Principles That Guarantee Success In An Enterprise Data Management Strategy

  “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”   In the business world, every day presents new opportunities. We see new ideas, new horizons and a fresher approach to the world of financial and corporate transactions. Change is constant, but change is always welcome, if you’ve readied yourself


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

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