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MDM M&A Candidates – Who’s Who of Who’s Left (Win a Flip Ultra HD)

Thanks everyone again for the enthusiastic response to my Tibco-Netrics post. Given the feedback and number of readers to the article it’s like Rachel says in the sitcom Friends:

“And hey, just so you know — it’s NOT that common, it DOESN’T happen to every guy, and it IS a big deal!”

While […]

Tibco buys Netrics – MDM M&A Exhaustion or Ho Hum Deal?

Firstly, allow me to extend my usual congratulations to the startup being acquired. To the Netrics team, hopefully it was a good exit for you and I wish you all the best at Tibco.

My apologies to those who emailed me wondering why I had no commentary on the day of the Tibco-Netrics announcement. My […]

Zzzzzz An MDM acquisition by Oracle? Wake me up when it gets interesting again.

Apparently Oracle decided that it was time to add to their (previously non-existent) capabilities in customer data quality by buying up Datanomic for an as yet undisclosed sum. Credit the folks at 451 Group who pointed out over a year ago after the Silver Creek (product data quality) purchase by Oracle that Datanomic seemed the […]

EMC buys Greenplum – But how reliable are analytics without MDM?

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The hot news in the “Big Data” world this afternoon is the acquisition of Greenplum by EMC. Greenplum has been one of the major high performance analytics players focusing on “Big Data” (see my analysis of Greenplum’s Enterprise Data […]

MDM Acquisition Frenzy – Siperian & Initiate Rumored to be Acquired by Informatica and IBM Respectively

On Brendon Daly’s blog at the 451 group are two posts which if true will absolutely rock the world of MDM software.

On Jan 25th he reported that Initiate Systems is to be acquired by IBM and just today he has posted a rumor that Siperian (disclosure, my former company) will be acquired by Informatica […]

Informatica acquires AddressDoctor GmbH – adds another MDM component

Informatica announced the acquisition of AddressDoctor today. Rob Karel of Forrester has an excellent blog post on the acquisition as does the 451 group (subscription required)

Since I recently was the VP of Product Marketing for Siperian, I won’t comment or speculate on what this means to my former company. […]

MDM What, Why, How, Who – Presentation at the SDForum BI SIG

I gave a presentation at for the SDForum BI SIG on MDM. The PPT can be found here http://www.sdforum.org/document/docWindow.cfm?fuseaction=document.viewDocument&documentid=40&documentFormatId=136

Event Name SDForum BUS INTEL SIG: Master Data Management–What, Why, How, Who? Date Tuesday June 17, 2008 Time 6:00PM to 9:00PM City Palo Alto Event Type Speaker / Panel / Round Table Event Area Software Hosted […]

Software AG Acquires Data Foundations Snubs Previous OEM Partner Orchestra Networks

In a somewhat surprising move, Software AG announced that they have acquired MDM vendor Data Foundations. I say surprising because they had, according to the Gartner 2009 MDM report by John Radcliffe, owned the worldwide rights to OEM the Orchestra Networks EBX platform, which they marketed as Web Methods MDM. This relationship established approximately Dec […]

Cloud ‘N Clear Polls – You Make The Call (updated each time a new Poll is added)

My opinions matter only to me, your opinions count! Here are a list of polls that were added to blog posts so that you could vote your opinion. Vote now if you like or just peruse the results.

From Blog Post: EMC buys Greenplum – But how reliable are analytics without MDM?

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Kind Words

The following are some kind words my colleagues have said about me over the years … the most up to date list is on linkedin

Vice President Product Marketing and Management Siperian Inc.

“Ramon is a dilligent and very capable executive. I’d reccomend him to any company” April 13, 2010 Peter Caswell, President & CEO, […]