Organizational Approaches to Master Data Management
Writer: Tyler Graham
Technical Reviewer: Roger Wolter
Published: April 2010
Applies to: SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services
This series of technical articles describes organizational approaches to master data management.
Master Data Management from a Business Perspective
This article helps business stakeholders understand how to determine the master data management needs of their organization. After reading this article, business stakeholders should be empowered to define a high level vision for implementing a master data management solution within their organization.
Master Data Management from a Technical Perspective
This article provides a technology-centric view of master data management concepts, including possible implementation techniques. After reading this paper, information technology professionals should be able to accurately define the master data management problem for their organizations and have a vision for what the solution may be. They should be able to engage the business and recognize the proper role that IT must play in this process long term.
Bringing Master Data Management to the Stakeholders
This article provides information about the organizational challenges of implementing a master data management solution. Data governance and data stewardship provide a central role in the success of master data management within an organization. The right combination of people, processes, and policies can play as important a role as any software implementation. Working with the stakeholders to generate acceptance and ownership can go a long way to creating a successful master data management project.
Implementing a Phased Approach to Master Data Management
This article provides common ways to approach master data management so that it has the best chance of being successful. These examples include implementing a departmental solution that spreads across an organization and implementing a global project based on regions.