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Amadeus to present its multidomain MDM program at Gartner EIM & MDM Summit Europe

We are pleased to announce that Jean-Michel Collomb, MDM program manager, enterprise architecture at Amadeus will present at the upcoming Gartner Enterprise Information and Master Data Management Summit in London, on March 12-13, 2014.

Learn how Amadeus, a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, has embraced MDM across major business lines. Hear how Amadeus is implementing its global multidomain MDM platform on Orchestra Networks’ EBX5 solution,...

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Introducing EBX5 Insight: Measure master data quality and process improvement

Performance metrics for your MDM

For most of our customers master data management is a process of continuous improvement. This is why many of them have requested features that measure quality, support benchmarking and root cause analysis. As Gartner pointed out in The Seven Building Blocks of MDM [Radcliffe, 2012] “Unless there is a focus on metrics and benchmarking against those metrics — before and after an MDM initiative — there is no objective basis for reporting and analyzing...

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Master data makes your big data meaningful

Periodically, I meet with our keys customers to discuss the state of their MDM program and learn about how we can serve them better. Recently, I sat down with the CIO of McDermott International, Maurice Tayeh. Naturally, the topic of big data and analytics came up. Maurice pointed out something interesting. (Incidentally, Mr. Tayeh will be speaking on MDM, Big Data and Business Intelligence at the upcoming Gartner MDM Summit in Las Vegas April 2-4, 2014). Mr. Tayeh asserts that big data...

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The best run ERPs run on good master data

Enterprise resource management systems support each step of an organization’s value chain with modules for product development, procurement, logistics, manufacturing, and sales and service. Additional modules support overlay functions such as finance, human capital management and corporate services. 

Each one of these ERP modules rely on a special kind of data, called master data. Master data represents the shared data that’s in use across the value chain, examples include: G L...

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