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Data Management Requirements for Information-Driven Cultures

Information-Driven Cultures Image.pngData is an ever-more valuable asset to an organization, with information being key to succcess. Every modern company strives to be information-driven, but what what does this require? Recently, a popular answer has been the rise of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role.

Information-driven strategies inject the application of new practices, which rely on trusted information systems, deep into an organization. This data guides the application of modern business models, empowers users at every level, and has security and governance built-in. The burgeoning Chief Data Officer (CDO) role is the likely conductor; however, participation from every part of an organization is required for its success.

An empowered CDO, organizational buy-in, and the right data governance and management tools are key to an information-driven culture.

The State of Information Governance and MDM Practices in organizations today.

Data-driven business models are more dependent on information than any previous approach, from the expanded application of 360-degree customer views (including internal and external data sources) to increased detail on a company’s offerings for product information management (PIM) initiatives, and increased data quality across the enterprise.

Recently, Semarchy was joined by EMA, Slalom Consulting and Chipotle to discuss the data management requirements for building information-driven cultures. 

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Rise of the CDO & Strategic Data Governance 

Primary research findings by EMA, as presented by John Myers, Managing Research Director

Data-driven business models are more dependent on information than any previous approach, from the expanded application of 360-degree customer views (including internal and external data sources) to increased detail on a company’s offerings for product information management (PIM) initiatives, and increased data quality across the enterprise.

You can download the whitepaper here: 

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Best Practices for Powering a Digital Transformation

Patrick Geselbracht, Practice Area Leader & Jayson Stangel, Practice Area Director for Information Management & Analytics  at Slalom Consulting - Denver led a discussion on this topic. Based on dozens of engagements across many organizations, they shared some of the ways in which the best organizations have enabled a digital transformation through the use of innovative MDM and Data Governance platforms like Semarchy. 

As Real As It Gets: Giving Business Units More Control with MDM

IT Architect Jeff Cox discussed how Chipotle was able to build reusable enterprise service capabilities to empower restaurant, location, menu, and financial system master data systemns with collaborative governance.  His story is an instructive path of selecting an innovative platform and implementing a first domain in weeks, then scaling it to manage more and more data across the business. 

What's next?

Empowering your organization to become with a data-driven information culture is a journey, here are some tools to help you on your way - you'll find more on our resources page: 

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