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Visit Knowledgent at the 2016 MDM & Data Governance Summit

Knowledgent is very pleased to be a part of the MDM & Data Governance Summit once again this year! The event will be taking place at the Hilton Midtown in New York City on November 8-10, 2016. Continue reading Visit Knowledgent at the 2016 MDM & Data Governance Summit

3 Takeaways from the 2014 MDM & Data Governance Summit

We hope you had an opportunity to visit NYC and the Knowledgent booth at the MDM & Data Governance Summit last week on October 5 at the Sheraton Times Square.  The MDM practitioners we spoke with found the sessions valuable and insightful. We particularly enjoyed the engaging discussions we had after our Informationist Chris Blotto’s talk on “MDM in a Big Data World”.

This was the ninth year of the summit, and it’s clear that MDM is still a topic of wide interest and only becoming more relevant in a world where massive amounts of data are now available to the business.

Here are our top three takeaways from the event: Continue reading 3 Takeaways from the 2014 MDM & Data Governance Summit

Q&A with Chris Blotto on MDM, Big Data, and the Data Lake

In the era of Big Data, what role does Master Data Management (MDM) play? Our own Chris Blotto, Informationist at Knowledgent, addressed this question at the MDM & Data Governance Summit yesterday at the Industry Innovation Lunch.

Chris’ presentation, “MDM in a Big Data World,” covered a range of topics concerning MDM and Data Governance professionals navigating the Big Data landscape.  He discussed using MDM capabilities to enable search and navigation in distributed environments, transitioning existing data management investments into the Big Data world, and distinguishing the hype from the reality through real-world use case overviews.

After his presentation, we sat down with Chris to get his thoughts on the role of MDM in today’s analytically driven environment:

Continue reading Q&A with Chris Blotto on MDM, Big Data, and the Data Lake