BRAIF - Framework - Your opinion on Master Data Management

Published on: 03/10/2019
Last update: 08/10/2019

The Framework on Access to Base Registries (BRAIF) and Interconnections aims to provide guidance to Member States on how to grant access to the data in Base Registries and how to interconnect them.

Master Data Management

With regard to master data management, we propose to focus on improving data quality, establishing guidelines for data governance and ensuring data, that can be easily managed and accessed across the business (data security):












picture 4 Questions

1.From different MDM styles, which one - or combination of styles – do you use in your country and why?

2.What are the challenges that you have faced in implementing MDM in your country?








What's your opinion on these topics? Please share your comments with us !


Fri, 18/10/2019 - 10:36

During ABR webinar in October, some countries shared their experiences.

In Belgium, in terms of legal differences, for the data exchange itself there is a legal framework, and often the regions and the Federal State have a specific cooperation agreement to work on a specific authoritative (mandatory) base registry. There are discussions on what is mandatory to use at what level, e.g. if the region wants to recognize a base registry as "authoritative", and the Federal State does not agree. 

Data exchange itself is in place for several years, via "service integrators", some additional information on data exchange could be consulted here: