Survey Says: Two-Thirds of Organizations Worldwide Experience Success with Data Warehousing and Master Data Management Implementations

, an acknowledged leader in information design and deployment to
improve business performance and realize strategic objectives, recently released
the results of an international market survey designed to explore the link
between data warehousing (DW) and master data management (MDM) initiatives in
order to better understand the success rates of these initiatives for business.

the close relationship between MDM and DW, a glance at even the most recent literature
on these topics reveals that these two important areas tend to be treated as
entirely different,” said Andy Hayler, CEO of The Information Difference
Company which conducted the survey. “Against this backdrop, we were
interested in exploring the linkage between master data and data warehouses as
well as the scale and scope of the initiatives for business use.”

findings from the research study included the following:

  • Almost
    half (46 percent) of organizations surveyed have one or more DW and MDM
    implementation. Relatively few (7 percent) had only MDM.

  • Encouragingly,
    57 percent of MDM implementations are “enterprise-wide”; for DW’s this number
    is 75 percent.

  • Generally,
    MDM implementations manage a mean of 109 million records; the biggest DW’s are
    around 500 – 800 terabytes with a mean of 34 terabytes.

  • Two-thirds
    of organizations have data governance in place, showing an improvement over
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    Source:: Business Intelligence News