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What is SAP Master Data Governance?

The SAP Master Data Governance application consolidates and manages master data across the organization. As the master data management layer of SAP’s Business Technology Platform, it provides a unified, trusted view of master data across domains.

Enterprise Master Data Governance Software

Simplify enterprise data management, increase data accuracy, and reduce your total cost of ownership with a single solution that facilitates consolidation and central governance.

  • On-premise or private cloud deployment
  • Support for all master data domains and implementation styles
  • Prebuilt data models, business rules, workflow, and user interfaces 
  • Enablement of SAP and non-SAP systems hybrid landscape

Key Benefits

Drive data consistency across your enterprise

Consolidate and manage master data across the business, whether information is exchanged and accessed in SAP or non-SAP solutions on premise or in the cloud.

Accelerate the deployment of business activities

Use prebuilt data models, rules, workflows, and user interfaces to quickly deploy tasks such as financial consolidation, customer service, and supplier onboarding.

Reduce the total cost of owning data

Support all your master data domains in one single application, and implement it in an on-premise, cloud, or hybrid environment. 

Key Capabilities


Create a single source of truth by consolidating your SAP and third-party data sources. Effectively process additional bulk updates on large volumes of data with mass processing. 

Central governance

Allow various teams to own different master data attributes and enforce validated values for specific data points by enabling collaborative workflow routing and notification.

Data quality management and process analytics

Define, validate, and monitor your established business rules to confirm master data readiness and analyze the performance of all master data management activities.

Product Release Highlights

See what’s new with SAP Master Data Governance

Explore the latest innovations in data consolidation, mass processing, central governance, process analytics, and data quality management.

See how customers are succeeding with SAP Master Data Governance

Drive business process renewal

Learn how Nesté is driving data-based business process renewal to  better serve its purpose to fight climate change.

Unify your distributed enterprise

Learn how CJ Logistics integrated data and processes to enable growth and improve performance while offering a more seamless customer experience.

Protect consumer safety

Learn how Tetra Pak increased the quality and governance of their critical data assets thus helping to ensure food safety.  

Trusted, scalable master data quality

See how Döhler reduced master data creation time by 90% while ensuring quality.

Jeffrey Dewolf
Director of Global Master Data
Tetra Pak

“SAP MDG is a powerful platform that enables implementation of advanced master data automation.”

Dishank Vishnol
Senior Consultant

“With SAP Master Data Governance pre-built data models, business rules and other factors have surely increased the ability of the organization to provide business value faster.”

Consultant in Information Technology
Information Technology and Services Company

“Our procurement, finance and sales data go a huge facelift with SAP Master Data Governance.”

Education Management Company

"We use the product for all data management tasks within the university.”

Pricing and Packaging

SAP Master Data Governance is sold by data domain and number of master data objects under governance. This allows customers to purchase only what they need to address immediate needs, and to expand the solution as their business needs grow. For customers with comprehensive multi-domain master data requirements, we offer an enterprise license that covers all domains.

Accelerate your move to SAP S/4HANA

Enforce a consistent master data framework for your business transactions. SAP Master Data Governance on SAP S/4HANA provides preconfigured, domain-specific master data governance and consolidation to centrally improve, govern, and distribute master data across your enterprise landscape.

Security and Compliance

Data security

Focus on your business and customer relationships with a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data center.


Find out how SAP regularly undergoes external reviews and audits to check compliance and supports data security and privacy regulations worldwide.

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Master Data Governance, retail and fashion management

Unify, automate, and rationalize your master data with SAP Master Data  Governance, retail and fashion management extension by Utopia.

SAP Master Data Governance, enterprise asset management extension by Utopia

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SAP Asset Information Workbench by Utopia

Use digital twinning to simplify asset master data governance for your organization with SAP Asset Information Workbench by Utopia.

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