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Key Master Data Facets: Points of Entry

Over the past two months we’ve been covering aspects of the master data management problem that prospects tend to overlook. So far we’ve covered  modeling (part 1, part 2), relationships, time, and context. Today we’re focusing in on point of entry.

By point-of-entry we’re referring to an approach to data quality.  In point-of-entry approaches, you apply data quality rules where your data enters the platform, or at the point of entry. This is one of several approaches to...

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Orchestra Networks announces general availability of MDM for Oracle® Hyperion EPM

New solution delivers enterprise-level dimension management for Oracle Hyperion EPM Applications

LONDON, October 23, 2012 — At the 2012 UK Oracle Users’ Group EPM & Hyperion Conference, the largest UKOUG event for Hyperion users in the UK and Europe, Orchestra Networks announced general availability of MDM for Oracle Hyperion EPM.

This new solution from Orchestra Networks is a single platform for managing all your dimensions and hierarchies. With built-in Oracle Hyperion models and...

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Orchestra Networks and Zenith Solutions partner to deliver Multidomain Master Data Management solutions in Australia and New Zealand

London, Melbourne October 18, 2012. Orchestra Networks, a leading multi-domain Master Data Management software provider and Zenith Solutions, a leading consulting and system integration firm specialized in MDM and Data Governance, announced today that they have formed a partnership.

With the shift of Master Data and Data Governance from an IT-only project to a business-focused initiative, companies are recognizing that that they need to better manage and govern all their reference and...

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The MDM Institute initiates coverage of Orchestra Networks

Field report finds EBX5 a leading enterprise-scale reference data management solution

October 15, 2012, NEW YORK, New York – Today, at the world’s largest master data management and data governance conference: The 7th Annual MDM and Data Governance Summit New York, the MDM Institute—the leading research and advisory consultancy exclusively focused on master data management—initiated coverage of Orchestra Networks and their MDM Platform EBX5 with the release of the Field Report:...

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Key Master Data Facets: Context

Context:  Fitting Master Data to your business needs

The conventional view of master data management is that it helps you get to a single version of the truth. But as I pointed out in the last post on time, “truth” is often relative to “when.”   If we ask, what is the stock ticker for Hewlett Packard, both HWP and HPQ are correct because the original HP ticker,  HWP, was replaced on May 6, 2002 with HPQ.  If we consider a country and its states as a hierarchy, “when” has...

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