SAP Master Data Governance

SAP Master Data Governance

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SAP Master Data Governance

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Recommended with reservations

7 out of 10
November 09, 2020
SAP Master Data Governance was implemented to control the master data governance for material, customer, and vendor. It was initially …
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SAP for institution-wide use

10 out of 10
September 12, 2020
We use the product for all data management tasks within the university. We enter grades, we have employee services and even venue …
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8 out of 10
December 06, 2019
We don't currently use SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) but we are in discussions to implement it to simplify the master data management. …
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What is SAP Master Data Governance?

SAP Master Data Governance is a master data management solution that helps users to implement a cohesive and harmonized master data management strategy across all master data domains. It…

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What is SAP Master Data Governance?

SAP Master Data Governance is a master data management solution that helps users to implement a cohesive and harmonized master data management strategy across all master data domains. It is presented as a solution that simplifies enterprise data management, increases data accuracy, and that facilitates consolidation, central governance and data quality management.

The SAP Master Data Governance, cloud edition, a cloud-native solution provides a complementary deployment option for SAP Master Data Governance on SAP S/4HANA. It also allows companies to kick-start a net new corporate master data management initiative at a very low entry barrier, with the option to build out additional master data governance use cases at their own speed.

Integration with other SAP solutions supports the reuse of data models, business logic, and validation frameworks with open integration to third-party products and services to support the entire technology stack.

SAP Master Data Governance Features

  • Supported: Data Consolidation
  • Supported: Data Governance
  • Supported: Data Quality Management
  • Supported: Mass Processing
  • Supported: Process Analytics

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SAP Master Data Governance Videos

Watch An overview video of SAP Master Data Governance capabilities for master data consolidation and data quality management.

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Watch Learn how SAP Master Data Governance enables operational excellence, trusted enterprise analytics, and compliance with government and industry regulations with data quality rule mining.

Watch See how to create a business partner in SAP Master Data Governance, cloud edition leveraging central governance capabilities.

Watch A demonstration of how to manage the quality of your master data based on data quality rules using the Data Quality Management capabilities of SAP Master Data Governance, cloud edition

Watch See how SAP Master Data Governance, cloud edition can act as an accelerant in your master data management journey.

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SAP Master Data Governance Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, SaaS
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac, AIX 64, HP-UX ON IA64, FOR ZSERIES, LINUX ON POWER BIG ENDIAN, OS/400, SOLARIS FOR X64, SOLARIS/SPARC 64, Z/OS
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesSAP MDG is provided in 30 languages. Additional localization possible.

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What is SAP Master Data Governance's best feature?

Reviewers rate Support Rating highest, with a score of 9.2.

Who uses SAP Master Data Governance?

The most common users of SAP Master Data Governance are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

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Pierre Rharib Lamo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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It enables the use of excellent built-in data analysis and reporting capabilities that the business needs at the management level to make corporate decisions based on data analysis. For a unified and reliable view of company data. To produce master data or change requests, it is useful for automated approval procedures. In SAP and non-SAP systems, this is useful for centralized development and management of master data.
Score 10 out of 10
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Sap Master data governance (SAP MDG), central government provides central ownership of master data in line with a company's business rules and processes. MDG delivers the domain-specific, out-of-the-box application as well as a framework for custom-defined master data. MDG can be deployed as a separate hub system or co-deployed with sap ERP. In both cases, and can use SAP and company-specific business logic to create master data ready to be used in a company's business processes. In our organization, we develop SAP EAM solution which is used in many organisations and companies. In retail, fashion, Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and many more domains we are thinking to develop in MDG.
Score 10 out of 10
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This software is used throughout the university. Educational departments use it for student, attendance, course management and the students use the software to follow the courses. There are other units such as finance department, Human Resources and IT who use the program to follow employee payments, official leaves, office/building/room reservations and communication. All official decisions, meeting notes and documents are completed and delivered using the system.
Gloria Donovan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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I have been using SAP Master Data Governance from the time I was at Nationwide organization [until] now at Cardinal Health. SAP Master Data Governance is being utilized across the entire corporation to visualize and model data during consolidation.
Score 9 out of 10
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SAP Master Data Governance tool is being used in our organization as the master data manager and governor for all the databases and cloud infrastructures. There are several external and internal databases which are integrated and are managed through the SAP Master Governance as an accumulator. This tool has brought the overall stability and syncing of the data processes all across the organization and has increased the visualization capability of data transactions and management. There are several problems solved by this tool in our organization majorly related to data consolidation, data management and process automation and analytics. We are using this tool to handle data integrations from different departments of the organization.
Score 9 out of 10
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SAP Master Cloud Data Governance gives us the accessibility and management capabilities to several databases of the organization. It is the best solution available in the market to connect and control data movements from SAP and other compatible platforms. We have integrated our several DBs with SAP Master Cloud Data Governance and it is easily can be connected with Non SAP databases too without any compatibility issues. It has been very helpful for our organization in the management of organizational and personal data, the distribution process of the data is very effective as we can assign the users for relative access as per their job roles. It also has solved the problem of cross-departmental data sharing for business management. SAP Master Data Governance tool is available to multiple management and business-related sections of the organization.
Score 10 out of 10
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SAP Master Data Governance is used by certain parts of our organization that use SAP A4 HANA. Kindly note that some parts of our organization use Oracle ERP and PeopleSoft and that's where MDG is not implemented for technical reasons. This tool helps improves compliance & risk management and business process outcomes.
December 11, 2020

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Score 8 out of 10
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Today we use SAP Master Data Governance only in one department. It is used as "Centralizer" of information, the master data department makes the necessary registration, and shares with the entire company. Today, they use some transactions for registration.
This registration is essential for issuing orders to new customers, to register raw materials, [etc.]
This tool is used in both Mars segments, such as the pet food and chocolate division in Brazil. I do not know if it is used outside the country, but I believe it is.
Score 7 out of 10
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SAP Master Data Governance was implemented to control the master data governance for material, customer, and vendor. It was initially implemented for Brazil and then rolled out to the USA and Mexico. The main problems were inefficient governance process, bad master data quality, and lack of visibility and control. There was also a big challenge for managing MRO and non-MRO material in the United States with a very complex requirement of description generation.
Score 9 out of 10
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In 2014 our company decided we needed to modernize our master data governance approach. Part of this included moving to a technology platform that could enable us to implement intelligent automation and very clear global governance. SAP MDG is used throughout the entire company in more than 100 countries and is used for many types of master data objects from finance objects, to suppliers, to customers, and even including materials. Specifically SAP MDG has helped our company standardize our master data workflows thus simplifying our governance model while at the same time automatically catering for local legal differences. It also has enabled us to increase our data quality while at the same time use less resources (both technical as well as business resources). Finally, SAP MDG has enabled us to properly measure our data quality which is an important capability to successfully execute any governance program.
Dishank Vishnoi | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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It is used by one department, but the organization is planning to use it across all departments. It's an enterprise-wide master data management application that is used to govern master data for business partners, products, etc. Constantly monitors the quality of master data and improves it.
Score 10 out of 10
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We use the product for all data management tasks within the university. We enter grades, we have employee services and even venue bookings. In terms of the departments, academic staff use the system for grading, attendance and employee services but it is also used by the students and the administrative staff to deal with specific tasks.
Score 8 out of 10
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We don't currently use SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) but we are in discussions to implement it to simplify the master data management. As we work in a retail company, we have to manage hundreds of thousands of products each season. Currently, creating and updating this master data takes too much time to maintain so we need a tool to simplify and speed up the product update process.
Score 10 out of 10
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In today's companies with so many different industries and sales channels under the same ERP, it's very important to govern the master data working as the unique master data provider of the group.
December 02, 2019

SAP MDG

Score 7 out of 10
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SAP Master Data Governance is used to centralize and harmonize the master data related to products. we have many SAP instances so it was a must to have software capable of harmonizing it.
Score 10 out of 10
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It's an enterprise-wide master data management application which is used to govern master data for business partners, products, etc. MDG acts as a central hub that stores enterprise master data in one place. It maintains one source of truth and it replicates master data to all downstream systems as and when needed.