Several new usability and flexibility improvements and enhancements have been added in the SQL Server 2012 version of Master Data Services (MDS). Following are some of the top new features and enhancements of MDS:
The ability to use Excel to manage master data via the Master Data Services Add-in for Excel.
The ability to match data before loading, to confirm that you are not adding duplicate records, using SQL Server Data Quality Services (DQS) matching to compare two sources of data.
The ability to load all members ...