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Case Study: Master Data Management to Promote Driver Efficiency and Drive Targeted Marketing

Challenge

The challenges this large transportation and package delivery company faced were: A) were drivers are going to the right location? and B) when they get to the right location, are they wasting time? For example, if they are in an office complex, having to locate the business that they are delivering to while on-site is time consuming and inefficient. Continue reading Case Study: Master Data Management to Promote Driver Efficiency and Drive Targeted Marketing

Case Study: How a Broadcast, Cable, and Digital Multimedia Company Unified Master Data Management

Challenge

The company was dealing with inefficient and redundant data management practices across traditionally siloed operational processes for their radio, broadcast and cable divisions. There were no standard definitions of common media domain subjects such as advertiser, agency, brand, product, etc. Their cross-division, cross-platform analytics were suffering from data inconsistencies and errors. There was little transparency into the increasingly manual and time-consuming processes necessary to compile regular reports and metrics. Independent efforts to remedy all of this were underway within business areas without centralized information technology support . Continue reading Case Study: How a Broadcast, Cable, and Digital Multimedia Company Unified Master Data Management

IBM Infosphere MDM: Virtual or Physical?

You may be interested in the benefits that IBM Infosphere MDM can bring to your enterprise.  It is a powerful tool that can significantly improve data quality and consistency for your master data.  The only issue is that you are confused over the deployment styles.  Is one better than the other?  Does one align with your business better?  Here are some helpful things to look at to ensure you pick the correct style. Continue reading IBM Infosphere MDM: Virtual or Physical?

Tekathon: Tamr Review

Editor’s Note: This week, we’re recapping our first Tekathon, an immersive education session bringing together Knowledgent Informationists and Big Data MDM vendors to discuss real-world use cases. This post by Gaurav Suri, MDM Informationist at Knowledgent, discusses key benefits and features of Tamr solutions.  

In the age of big data, companies are now forced to rethink traditional MDM methods. Enterprises across all industries are facing an explosion of data flooding into their environments. Business activities such as mergers and acquisitions compound this problem, as organizations are forced to deal with new IT infrastructures and data that they’ve never touched. This has exposed limitations in traditional MDM products, including 1) speed and scalability of integrating data sources and 2) challenges with quickly implementing matching rules. Continue reading Tekathon: Tamr Review

Tekathon: The Convergence of MDM and Big Data

Editor’s Note: This week, we’re recapping our first Tekathon, an immersive education session bringing together Knowledgent Informationists and Big Data MDM vendors to discuss real-world use cases. This post by Mike Jacobs, MDM Informationist at Knowledgent, explores Knowledgent’s perspective on the convergence of MDM and Big Data.  

Knowledgent recognizes the convergence of Master Data Management and Big Data technology to solve enterprise challenges across multiple industries. Common challenges among our clients include: Continue reading Tekathon: The Convergence of MDM and Big Data

Tekathon: Bringing the Big Data Ecosystem to Life

Editor’s Note: This week, we’re recapping our first Tekathon, an immersive education session bringing together Knowledgent Informationists and Big Data MDM vendors to discuss real-world use cases. This post by Harj Dhillon, Senior Informationist at Knowledgent, explains the origin and purpose of Tekathon.  

Businesses are realizing that they can gain valuable insight in real-time from a variety of new data sources.  From building customer loyalty to preventing adverse events and even to helping to save lives, the right data in the right context served with agility and security to end users can be transformative. Continue reading Tekathon: Bringing the Big Data Ecosystem to Life

When and Why to Consider MDM Upgrades

You have invested in Master Data Management and are now reaping the benefits of MDM in your enterprise.  This is great, but what do you do now?  You may not have even thought about your MDM platform for a while.

Here are some reasons that you may want to review it, and see if an upgrade to your existing software is in your future: Continue reading When and Why to Consider MDM Upgrades