Don’t let master data become the “Master of Disaster” – Introduction to MDM/MDS

Let me start by telling you what it is not. Master Data Management (MDM) is not a pure technological solution. It’s not a quick, pre-developed GUI to maintain data. To ensure sanitized master data, you need to include fundamental changes which are required in business processes. Often, the most complex master data management challenges are more policy related than technical (and policy is politically sensitive).