Information is the life blood of any modern business.

It underlies every business decision, customer relationship, and business investment. How can you know if the information that you rely on everyday is the most accurate, consistent, and reliable?.

Our focus, over more than ten years, is to reduce the complexity of data management.

We do this through a combination of data management training, consulting and technology to enable your business to unlock the potential of its information assets.

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Sound Enterprise Information Management principles centre on a business driven data management strategy to ensure allignment between data and business.

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Collibra Data Governance platform



We help you to allign business and IT goals and objectives through the relationships between:


Investment Banking Client Static and Data Governance

The environment:

Multiple client data sources, across multiple geographies, including: a COBOL mainframe application, MS Dynamics CRM, and various custom built trading and customer management platforms.

Microsoft SSIS was the preferred data integration solution.

The solution:

Master Data Management CC implemented a solution to verify, standardise and consolidate existing client data across the major client systems, leveraging Microsoft SSIS for extract and load, and the Trillium Software System for advanced data matching, exception management and data consolidation (the "single view").

We also assisted with embedding data governance principles, including an ongoing data monitoring solution, in order to ensure that data remained in line with business requirements. For more information please download the case study

Key focus: Customer master data. Data Governance, Data Quality, Master Data Management

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