Social Networking needs Master Data Management.
A recurring event every Friday on Twitter is the #FollowFriday with the acronym #FF, where people on Twitter tweets about who to follow.
I do it too and as every one else sometimes I perhaps forget someone, and then (s)he gets angry and don’t #FF me and that’s bad. Bad Data Management. Bad #mdm.
So now I have started building a Master Data Hub fit for the purpose of doing consistent #FF. I do see other purposes for this as well as I recognize the advantages of combining data sources, so I did a #datamatching with LinkedIn connections to improve #dataquality through Identity Resolution.
This is as far I am now (very convenient that WordPress lets me edit my blog posts):
@ReferenceData where http://www.linkedin.com/pub/carla-mangado/11/467/239 is Staff Writer
@KenOConnorData is http://www.linkedin.com/in/kenoconnor00
@ocdqblog is a blog where http://www.linkedin.com/in/jimharris is blogger-in-chief
@dataqualitypro is a community founded by http://www.linkedin.com/in/dylanjones
Dylan was a @Datanomic partner where @SteveTuck is http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevetuck
@InitiateSystems has a CTO = @wmmarty who is http://www.linkedin.com/pub/marty-moseley/0/57/43b
@VishAgashe is http://www.linkedin.com/in/vishagashe
@KeithMesser is http://www.linkedin.com/in/keithmesser running @GlobalMktgPros
@fionamacd is at @TrilliumSW as seen here http://www.linkedin.com/in/fionamacd
So is @stevesarsfield being http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-sarsfield/2/675/47a
Trillium is owned by Harte-Hanks where @MarkGoloboy also was http://www.linkedin.com/in/markgoloboy
@biknowledgebase is operated by http://www.linkedin.com/in/barryharmsen
@Dataexperts has a managing director who is http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gary-holland/1/101/135
@IDResolution (Infoglide) has several Data Matching members in http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2107798 including http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood
@rdrijsen is http://www.linkedin.com/in/rdrijsen with possible duplicate http://www.linkedin.com/pub/resa-drijsen/1/389/58
@grahamrhind is http://www.linkedin.com/in/grahamrhind
@omathurin is http://www.linkedin.com/in/oliviermathurin
@zzubbuzz is probably http://www.linkedin.com/pub/charles-proctor/14/591/31
@CharlesBurleigh is http://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesburleigh
@wesharp is http://www.linkedin.com/in/williamesharp doing @dqchronicle
@decisionstats has an editor being http://www.linkedin.com/in/ajayohri
@jeric40 is my colleague at Omikron as shown here http://www.linkedin.com/in/janerikingvaldsen
Sevilla, España, 1 year later:
Like the shoemakers children are going around in bad shoes I haven’t been good at maintaining my #FF #MDM. Mañana – or next week or so – I will try again.