SCOTTISH WIDOWS (part of Lloyds Bank Group) Edinburgh
Feb 2010 – Oct 2010
- Senior Architect working on delivery of a Master Data Management (Customer Data Integration) solution for the integration of platforms to consolidate cleanse and synchronise a single version of the truth (Golden Records) for master data within the Scottish Widows, Lloyds Bank, HBOS and Clerical Medical heterogeneous application landscape.
- Project involved from RFP, short listing vendors, reference site visits and recommendation to End to End (E2E) design according to Lloyds Bank Governance standards. Comprehensive evaluation of products and solutions from IBM (MDM Server/DataStage) Oracle (UCM Solution), Siperian (Multidomain MDM Hub Solution) and SAP (NetWeaver Solution).
- Role included all facets of architecture and design within the realm of Master Data Management, the creation of architecture for build, roll out and deployment of customer master and product master hubs. Also worked closely with Data Architects, directing the design, development, review, documentation, and implementation of data models and metadata structures for enterprise-wide relational database applications. Supported team in the analysis of data assets and to research/evaluate/support the adoption of Enterprise Data Models (EDM) and best practices.
- This role was focussed on turning around a project which was facing challenges in a complex environment. The end result was a radical change in vendor choice and architecture, a transformed End 2 End solution which passed rigorous divisional and enterprise governance and a project successfully delivered into design and testing.