Producers & ConsumersIdentifying the producers and consumers of data.
MetadataAnalyzing the various data models that apply to each data entity to identify differences between sources.
Data Stewards & CustodiansAssigning data stewards and data custodians as the business and technical owners of data.
Data Governance ProgramLaunching a data governance council to make decisions. Data is surprisingly political and master data management requires a clear decision making structure.
Master Data DesignDesign the master data. This typically includes a common data model. However, some data virtualization approaches don't bother enforcing a traditional data model.
Tool SetsMaster data management may require tools for collecting, staging, validating, transforming, normalizing, reconciliating, integrating, managing and governing data.
ImplementationImplementing the single source of data and updating producers and consumers to use it and contribute to it.
ProcessesThe ongoing process of governing, managing and maintaining the master data.
|Overview: Master Data Management
The practice of implementing a single source for data.