Master Data Management and Data Governance Benchmark Survey

by Michael Ott, Innovative Systems & Robert S. Seiner, KIK Consulting &

According to Aaron Zornes of the MDM Institute, experts maintain that data governance is an essential component of any MDM program. However, many organizations are still struggling with ways to effectively integrate these two disciplines.

Innovative Systems ( and KIK Consulting ( would like to understand how Master Data Management and Data Governance are currently being addressed within your organization.

We appreciate your taking the time to complete this benchmark survey:


Responses will be aggregated into summary results that will be shared with all participants so that you can see how your MDM and Data Governance programs compare to those of other organizations.

The survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete. If you would like to further explore these topics, please indicate so at the end of the survey. Click here to begin.

If you have any questions, please email us at

Your individual answers will be kept confidential. See Innovative System’s Privacy Policy for more information.


About Innovative Systems, Inc.

Innovative Systems, Inc. is a premier provider of high accuracy data management and risk management software and services that have been proven in large-scale, demanding environments worldwide for more than four decades. We also provide consulting services in the areas of data governance, auditing and benchmarking, project planning and justification, and project implementation to help ensure the success of your data management and risk management initiatives.

About KIK Consulting

KIK Consulting provides pragmatic and cost-effective consulting, solutions and education in the disciplines of data governance & stewardship, data warehousing and business intelligence, meta-data and data management. KIK follows the proven Non-Invasive Data Governance™ approach focused on formalizing existing levels of accountability and governance.

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Robert S. Seiner

Robert S. Seiner

Robert S. (Bob) Seiner is the publisher of The Data Administration Newsletter ( – and has been since it was introduced in 1997 – providing valuable content for people that work in Information & Data Management and related fields. is known for its timely and relevant articles, columns and features from thought-leaders and practitioners. Seiner and were recognized by DAMA International for significant and demonstrable contributions to Information and Data Resource Management industries. Seiner is the President and Principal of KIK Consulting & Educational Services, a data and information management consultancy that he started in 2002, providing practical and cost-effective solutions in the disciplines of data governance, data stewardship, metadata management and data strategy. Seiner is a recognized industry thought-leader, has consulted with and educated many prominent organizations nationally and globally, and is known for his unique approach to implementing data governance. His book “Non-Invasive Data Governance: The Path of Least Resistance and Greatest Success” was published in late 2014. Seiner speaks often at the industry’s leading conferences and provides a monthly webinar series titled “Real-World Data Governance” with DATAVERSITY.

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