Another random selection of MDM related links, this time all turning up in my inbox at about the same time. The first one is from a five part series on SearchSOA.com which reminded me of earlier musings on the relationship between MDM and SOA:
The definition of MDM still seems to me to be quite subjective, with subtle differences depending on who you talk to. (Someone I know rather unkindly suggests it’s just a glorified database!) The next two links both have something to say about what problems MDM is trying to address:
What’s the best definition/example of MDM you’ve seen?
And finally, now seems like a good time to mention the Information on Demand conference. As well as meeting people with real world experience of this kind of thing, there are technical sessions for the MDM Workbench which is what I actually work on.