Using Master Data in Business Intelligence

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Master data management (MDM) solutions are not new. But what is new is that companies are realizing that master data needs to be managed and integrated outside of the traditional business transaction and business intelligence (BI) environments. Learn more about the current status of MDM, and get suggestions for planning, building, and deploying an MDM environment that can work in conjunction with BI tools.

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