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Requirement for Material Master Data Governance

Often overlooked, providing efficient access to, and maintaining the accuracy of, the material master is pivotal to operational success and protecting your data investment. Data Governance has emerged as the point of convergence for people, technology, and process to manage the crucial data (information) of an enterprise. This is a

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How to increase ROI on ERP investments with Data Governance?

Arthur Raguette, Executive Vice President at Verdantis Inc. is quite forthcoming on how master data management is the key to organizational success. He possesses a wealth of experience across several domains and believes in leveraging best practices and benefits for larger organizations with a view towards enhancing optimization and preventing

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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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Monetization of MDM initiatives in an ERP Consolidation or ERP Upgrade landscape (cont’d)

Clearly consolidating multiple sources of poor data into one great big honking set of bad data is a real bad idea.  But this happens much more than it should.  It usually happens because certain data domains are perceived as being more challenging than others and left to the end of

Monetizing MDM part two – Consolidations

Monetizing MDM part two – Consolidations

Consolidations – either physical or IT Systems – offer a another “Big Way” to monetize Master Data Management.   Physical consolidations – reducing the number of operating locations into fewer, often more streamlined operations, is often done with cost reduction as the primary driver.   Similar Operations consolidation is done

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Monetizing Master Data Management Projects

Monetizing good Master Data Management practices can be challenging.  We all look at the operational efficiencies, improved reporting and analysis, turning data into actionable information, and seeing the forest as well as the trees.  Don’t get me wrong – All good stuff.  But the CFOs out there are looking for