Chapter 3. MDM Components and the Maturity Model

3.1. Introduction

One common misconception at the highest levels of an organization is that any good idea comes ready to roll right out of the box. But make no mistake about it—there is no silver bullet for any enterprise information initiative, let alone master data management. Information professionals recognize that master information consolidation is the right thing to do, but that does not necessarily imply that there are always going to be acute business requirements that support a drastic upheaval to an information management program.
The migration to an organization that relies exclusively on master data management does not take place overnight; rather it evolves through a number of transitional ...

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