With the growth of interest in master data management solutions and customer data integration, there is an underlying theme associated with associating the many representations of an individual entity with a unique identifier. Ultimately, this begins to look like an identity management scenario, in which a single key is used to reflect a single individual, along with all of the related security, privacy, and other relevant policy matters.
What really folds into identity management? Some of it is identity resolution, and good searching and matching technology for identity resolution is of critical importance to MDM. Witness this announcement by Siperian and Identity Systems.
Posted January 30, 2007 6:52 AM
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