CONGRATULATIONS! to the 150+ ECCMA certified ISO 8000 Master Data Quality Managers around the world!
ECCMA recently completed a successful 5-month long master data improvement project for Sodexo Australia. The scope of the project involved converting Sodexo’s existing master data to conform to ISO 8000 – the international standard for data quality. Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, operates on the business model of delivering integrated facilities management services, designed to improve the quality of life of their clients and consumers. Operating in 72 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each [...]
The low hanging fruit is duplicate identification. Duplicate records in the vendor, customer or material (item) master can lead to unnecessary cost and risk. Different spelling of vendor or customer names leads to lost opportunities to reduce cost or increase sales (as well as many potential legal issues) but duplication in the material master or worse missing material master records that result in maverick purchasing, is a widespread problem that represents the greatest opportunity to reduce cost quickly. [...]