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Guest blog post by Guillaume Duval, Senior MDM Consultant, CGI

How is master data management evolving to help organizations unify data governance, master data management, cloud, big data and social networks? What are the key trends in MDM? Guillaume Duval, Senior MDM Consultant from CGI, sought answers to these question and more at the recent MDM/DG Summit in New York.  In this guest blog post he shares his thoughts and observations about the MDM market and market trends.

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EBX5 version 5.4.1 is now generally available

Update adds usability improvements to EBX5 and add-ons

We’re pleased to announce that version 5.4.1 of EBX5 is now available for download for customers currently on maintenance. EBX5 is Orchestra Networks’ comprehensive, business-focused, multidomain master and reference data management software. This release adds several usability improvements to hierarchy management, data modeling and workflow. 

Notable improvements include:

  • New hierarchy display and management options:...

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Mediclinic International selects Orchestra Networks’ EBX5 for Multidomain MDM

Global healthcare provider to streamline indirect purchasing

STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA and PARIS, FRANCE  November 26, 2013 – To facilitate streamlined, consolidated procurement information across its international operations in four countries, Mediclinic International, a global healthcare provider, has selected Orchestra Networks’ EBX5 software for its multidomain master data management program.

Mediclinic delivers world-class patient care across a network of 68 private hospitals...

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Connecting to business users is more than software usability

About a week ago, Julie Hunt published her notes from our briefing with the Hub Designs team in an article called: Orchestra Networks – Connecting Business Users to Master Data.   While I recommend reading the entire piece, this paragraph caught my eye:

“Orchestra Networks … understand[s] how important it is to identify and capture relationships in and between master data domains. In many enterprises, data-related processes need to align with the real world intricacies that...

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Want to engage your business users? Speak their language

On Tuesday, 12 November 2013, Orchestra Networks had the pleasure of hosting Alain Dubost, Head of MDM for Michelin and winner of the Gartner 2013 MDM Excellence Award,  for an hour long webinar on engaging business users. Given the hundreds of registrants and attendees, addressing this problem must be a perennial problem for MDM practitioners.  It makes me wonder if business user engagement contributes to the maturity issue described by John Radcliffe.

Alain gave a wide-ranging,...

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DataLab establishes strategic partnership with Orchestra Networks

DataLab to distribute Orchestra Networks’ MDM solution, EBX5, in Portugal

Following a multi-vendor selection process for data-centric technology, DataLab established a partnership with Orchestra Networks to bring MDM EBX5, a model-driven data management solution, to the Portuguese market. MDM EBX5 allows companies to model, manage and take control of their master data, placing information at the fingertips of its users with a fully web-based experience. It is one of the most flexible MDM...

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DataLab estabelece parceria estratégica com Orchestra Networks

Tecnológica nacional será o distribuidor da solução MDM em Portugal

Após um processo de seleção de tecnologias de gestão de dados dados, a DataLab estabeleceu uma parceria com a Orchestra Networks que permitirá trazer para Portugal a MDM EBX5, a solução de gestão de dados que permite às empresas modelar, gerir e controlar todos os seus dados mestre, ao mesmo tempo que coloca a informação nas mãos dos utilizadores de negócio, dando-lhes uma experiência 100% baseada na web....

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MDM worlds collide! Customer is the product and product is the customer

Gartner just released its two updated Magic Quadrants for Master Data Management:

worldswollideFor a second year in a row, we’re proud to be positioned in both MQs. As Gartner points out we’re in both customer and product MQs with the same software solution. It seems obvious, but if you’re following the MDM market and Gartner research, you’ve probably...

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Orchestra Networks Awarded Contract by AMUE to Supply MDM Software to French Universities, Higher Education and Research Institutions

More than 100 universities and higher education and research institutions to benefit from a MDM foundation built on Orchestra Networks’ EBX5.

Paris, November 6, 2013. Orchestra Networks, a leading vendor of multidomain master and reference data management (MDM/RDM) software, today announced that AMUE, Agence de mutualisation des universités et établissements, the French shared-services agency devoted to fostering innovation among universities and other higher education and research...

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Orchestra Networks remporte le marché de l’AMUE visant à fournir une solution de MDM aux universités et établissements d’enseignement supérieur

Le choix du logiciel de Master Data Management EBX5 porte sur un potentiel de plus de 100 établissements d’enseignement supérieur.

Paris, le 6 novembre 2013. Orchestra Networks, éditeur leader spécialisé en master data management “multi-domaines” annonce que l’AMUE, Agence de mutualisation des universités et des établissements d’enseignement supérieur et de recherche, a sélectionné son logiciel EBX5 comme plateforme de référence pour la gestion des référentiels des...

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Business and IT partnership – a key success factor to success in MDM

Digitalization is underway!

Within companies, information needs to be considered an asset on par with factories, trucks fleet or locations. Controlling the process of: data sourcing, transforming and transmission has become mandatory to increase business efficiency and competitiveness.

Master Data Management is a discipline in which Business and IT work together to ensure uniformity, accuracy, semantic consistency and accountability of this enterprise data asset.

MDM formalizes the...

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Orchestra Networks joins the Entertainment Identifier Registry Association (EIDR)

As part of our efforts to provide a complete Master Data Management solution for the Media & Entertainment Industry, we are delighted to announce that Orchestra Networks has joined the Entertainment Identifier Registry Association (EIDR,


EIDR is a universal unique identifier system for movie and television assets. From top level titles, edits, and DVDs, to encodings, clips and mash-ups, EIDR provides global unique identifiers for the entire range of audiovisual object types...

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