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Author: Robert Haynes

Master Data Management (MDM) and Continuous (CI/CD) Technology

Over the past few years I have become an accidental expert in the implementation of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery for various Master Data Management implementations, specifically around one of the more ubiquitous technologies in the space from a company called Informatica. One of the glaringly obvious issues that many of the MDM vendors have…
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Real Intelligence

So often nowadays we hear about Artificial Intelligence and how robots are going to take over the world we are constantly reminded of the fact that as humans we are becoming less and less useful and will soon be superseded by computers who can talk like humans and think like humans. Clearly the way we…
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If Ikea were an MDM software vendor – they would at least provide a free self assembly guide and tools!

Over the past 15 years the MDM market hasn’t evolved very much at all – and we are still using vintage technology approaches to solve simple business applications like Legal Entity matching for KYC, Person matching for GDPR, or customer matching for Share of Wallet Analysis. All of the aforementioned applications are often very specific…
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To agree, or disagree – that is the question.

I am no Shakespeare, neither am I a lawyer – but I am a student of Binary University and I believe there should be a fine line that separates a decision, and the finer the better, as for the avoidance of any doubt. However I have noticed somewhat to my dismay that since the introduction…
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Life Beyond Compliance

Congratulations you’ve made it past the GDPR compliance May 25th, 2018 deadline. But getting to this point has needed many workarounds and been expensive. The question: How do we identify and move beyond workarounds to being able to industrialize and automate governance and compliance to keep data trusted, secured, and governed and GDPR compliant? The…
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Will “Dark Data” Scupper GDPR efforts for many Organisations?

Many organisations face the biggest upheaval in data management practices in decades due to the introduction of GDPR this year, not because they will have to implement new processes or catalogue personal data stored in operational systems, but instead because of the lack of controls placed over an area of the operations causing what is…
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