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How United Technologies made MDM a central piece of its supply chain strategy

How master data management can contribute to enterprise strategy was the topic of a recent case study delivered at the MDM/DG Summit in New York by Lydia Tilsley and Larry Keyser from the United Technologies Corporation, or UTC. Their highly informative talk described how their MDM project became an enterprise initiative with executive visibility that is central (literally, see beneath) to UTC’s supply chain transformation efforts.

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Eliminating “Ontario” confusion with a strong MDM/RDM program

Every year the MDM & Data Governance Summit brings master data and data governance practitioners and experts to New York for several days of peer-to-peer education, information sharing, and networking. One thing that sets the Summit apart is its emphasis on the voice of the practitioner. At the summit, the majority of the case studies are delivered by program teams. A wide range of topics are covered—everything from building business cases through change management. This year several of...

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Ownership, decision rights and its impact on reference master data management

On Sept 28, 2015 Jim Keevins and Laura Hahn from TD Ameritrade delivered a fantastic keynote address at the Data Governance in Financial Services conference in Jersey City, New Jersey. Their keynote “Practical Applications of Reference Master Data Management in the Financial Services Enterprise” covered a wide range of topics, among them: what is reference data, the importance of reference master data management and specifics on a little place called “Minneapolis, Mongolia.”...

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