Achieving ROI with Master Data Management

June 19, 2013

Sponsored by Riversand & First San Francisco Partners

RiversandFirst San Francisco Partners

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Master data refers to the significant entities of the organization where there is considerable interest in and potential controversy over the build of an enterprise view. Many companies today are codifying efforts to focus on master sets for customer, product, supplier, and other subjects. This session will discuss what MDM is and how to outline the business case.

The value of all data goes up exponentially when it can be coupled with corporate master data and MDM is one of the best means to compound the value of any data, including big data. Learn about the major facets of MDM and how MDM is fundamental support for big data and the many other components of the emerging information ecosystem which includes many ways to manage information.

This tool-agnostic session is recommended for shops in learning, justifying and measuring modes with MDM. The framework and resultant mindshift will help you appropriately champion MDM and get it moving to the benefit of the organization.


  • What does the world of master data management offer?
  • What are the major benefits of master data management?
  • What are the important things to do to position MDM for success

About Presenter:

William McKnight - Riversand Technologies
William McKnight
McKnight Consulting Group

William is President of McKnight Consulting Group. His clients have included 17 of the Global 2000. Many clients have gone public with their success story. His team’s implementations have won multiple Best Practices awards. William is an Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, a frequent best practices judge, and an expert witness. He has hundreds of articles and dozens of white papers in publication. William is also a popular speaker who has given numerous keynote presentations worldwide at major conferences internationally and has given hundreds of public seminars and webinars. William’s experience includes taking his company to placement on the Inc. 500 and the Dallas 100 to seller of a multi-million dollar consulting firm. William is a passionate communicator and motivator. William is a former IT VP of a Fortune 50 company.

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