MDM plays a critical role when creating new data backbone for enterprises. How can we leverage the capabilities of modern MDM tool in ERP change project? What are the main roles of the two? How can MDM tool serve the business directly? How agility could be reached?

Together with Fortum, Solita and Semarchy we have had a data management journey to answer these kind of questions.

Key Takeaways

  • Architectural patterns to make MDM more agile
  • DataOps – automate everything, even UI!
  • Change management and getting business to your side


Speaker Bio

Kimmo plays a multi-role at Solita. Currently he leads our growing MDM team, is an Information Architect for Solita’s top customer cases and a business leader for Solita’s growing MDM practice. He tends to think big, considering the overall architecture that customers would need, but he likes to start small – keeping things agile. He has worked with data management for more than 8 years and has been a key part of success for many MDM-projects for some of Finlands biggest companies. He has been involved with computers all his life, starting with programing projects as a child. He has a down to earth attitude with an entrepreneurial mind-set and can-do attitude.


Riikka Blomberg is working as Data Management Manager in Fortum Power and Heat. In her position she is helping the organization to develop especially its master data management capability. Her previous positions in master data, P2P process and in project management areas have helped her a lot to accomplish modern data management platform for Fortum Recycling and Waste Solutions.

September 26 @ 16:00
16:00 — 16:30 (30′)

Stage 2 | Master Data Management & Data Quality

Kimmo Sipilä – MDM Team Lead & Information Architect | Solita Oy, Riikka Blomberg – Data Management Manager | Fortum Power & Heat Oy