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Abstracts 

Executive Summary :Business Case for Enterprise Data Integration Strategy:Comparing IBM InfoSphere Information Server and Open Source Tools -International Technology Group (Feb 2013)

This 5-page executive summary compares the economics of two different information integration models: Industry leading commercial software like InfoSphere Information Server and do-it-yourself open source solutions. This summary provides detailed analysis on the total costs and economic value of both approaches.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013

Analyst reports 

Critical Capabilities: Data Delivery Styles for Data Integration Tools

This paper discusses the fact that enterprises adopt more data integration styles as use cases diversify to support emergent analytics and big data, and it can help IT leaders pick the tool best suited to their conventional and emerging data delivery needs.

Last updated: 23 Jan 2014


Business Case for Enterprise Data Integration Strategy: Comparing IBM InfoSphere Information Server and Open Source Tools

This paper by International Technology Group (Feb 2013) compares the economics of two different information integration models: Industry leading commercial software like InfoSphere Information Server and do-it-yourself open source solutions.

Last updated: 12 Feb 2013


Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

IBM is once again a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

Last updated: 12 Feb 2013


Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

IBM is a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, positioned Highest in Ability to Execute.

Last updated: 12 Feb 2013


Total Economic Impact Study of InfoSphere: Information Server Ready to Launch for SAP Applications

Forrester Consulting provides a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Ready to Launch for SAP Applications solution for your organization

Last updated: 12 Feb 2013


Business Case for Enterprise Data Integration Strategy:Comparing IBM InfoSphere Information Server and Open Source Tools -International Technology Group (Feb 2013)

This 17-page report compares the economics of two different information integration models: Industry leading commercial software like InfoSphere Information Server and do-it-yourself open source solutions. This report provides detailed analysis on the total costs and economic value of both approaches.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBM InfoSphere® Business Information Exchange -Aligning the goals of business and IT for better information governance and trusted information

Business Information Exchange can help you increase levels of trust and govern your information in the new era of computing. This solutions brief highlights the advantages of creating a glossary, capturing metadata, and understanding your data assets completely.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


Why Information Governance Must be Addressed Now

Aberdeen has long illustrated the benefits of well-managed, trustworthy data, and the problems associated with poor data quality. As data volumes rapidly expand and data environments become more complex, what were once small nuisances evolve into massive, company-wide problems.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBM InfoSphere QualityStage 9.1

Promote and provide trusted data for high-value applications and analytics - IBM InfoSphere QualityStage helps turn chaotic data into a dependable asset that organizations can leverage to generate real business value. Core capabilities include data investigation, standardization, data survivorship and data enrichment.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2013


Total Economic Impact Study of InfoSphere: Information Server Ready to Launch for SAP Applications

Forrester Consulting provides a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Ready to Launch for SAP Applications solution for your organization.

Last updated: 20 Aug 2012


The Business Case for Data Quality- A Bloor Research Analyst Report

The Business Case for Data Quality, a Bloor Research Analyst Report discusses the the value of having accurate information in four areas: for operational purposes, for decision making, for regulatory compliance and for a variety of technical reasons.

Last updated: 01 May 2012


Creating a trusted data warehouse using IBM InfoSphere Information Server

This white paper describes a recipe for creating a new warehouse, driven by the needs of the business and developed through collaboration between business and technical teams.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2012


TDWI best practices Report - Next Generation Data Integration

Data integration (DI) is a rich set of powerful techniques, including ETL (extract, transform, and load), data federation, replication, synchronization, changed data capture, data quality, master data management, natural language processing, business-to-business data exchange, and more.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2012


Measuring the Total Economic Impact of IBM InfoSphere Information Server

Read a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, Measuring the Total Economic Impact of IBM InfoSphere Information Server

Last updated: 28 Oct 2010


The Total Economic Impact Of IBM Information Server - Trusted Data for SAP

From the information provided in the in-depth interviews, Forrester has constructed a TEI framework for organizations considering implementation of IBM Information Server to support SAP environments. The objective is to identify the cost, benefit, and risk factors, and flexibility that affect the investment decision.

Last updated: 13 May 2008

Announcement letters 

IBM InfoSphere Data Replication V10.2 and InfoSphere Change Data Delivery V10.2 help streamline business processes through low-latency data replication

The change data capture technology of InfoSphere Data Replication V10.2 and InfoSphere Change Data Delivery V10.2 can deliver real-time heterogeneous data integration across the enterprise, enabling you to respond to business-relevant data changes.

Last updated: 26 Mar 2013


IBM InfoSphere QualityStage modules cleanse, verify, and enrich address data for IBM InfoSphere QualityStage V8.5 customers

IBM InfoSphere QualityStage product modules cleanse, verify, and enrich address data to help your organization derive more value from the complex, heterogeneous information spread across systems.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2012


IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture V6.5.1, InfoSphere Change Data Delivery V6.5.1, and InfoSphere Data Replication V10.1.1

Helps streamline business processes through low-latency data replication

Last updated: 13 Sep 2011


IBM InfoSphere Data Replication for DB2 for z/OS , V10.1 delivers high-volume, low-latency data replication technologies and solutions for enhanced flexibility and choice

IBM® InfoSphere® Data Replication for DB2® for z/OS® now packages three world-class data replication products in a single offering, giving you considerable flexibility in your choice of data replication technologies and solutions.

Last updated: 16 Aug 2011


IBM InfoSphere Information Server V8.5 Ready to Launch for SAP Applications

Ofers foundation of trusted, quality data for SAP to help businesses make better decisions

Last updated: 10 May 2011


IBM InfoSphere DataStage Pack for Data Masking V8.5 helps reduce compliance costs and security risks by masking sensitive data in ETL processes

enables clients looking for specific data masking-only capabilities to address compliance requirements for an extract, transform, and load (ETL)-specific project.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2011


IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture V6.5 and IBM InfoSphere Change Data Delivery V6.5 help deliver real-time data integration

InfoSphere Change Data Capture V6.5 and InfoSphere Change Data Delivery V6.5 play a distinguished role in capturing and delivering data across enterprise systems in real time.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2010


IBM Health Plan Data Model V8.2 helps accelerate development of health care industry solutions

This data model delivers industry expertise and regulatory best practices in a form usable by both business and IT, enabling IT to implement projects more quickly.

Last updated: 15 Dec 2009

Books 

Integrating and governing big data: Does big data spell big trouble for integration?

While the term “big data” has only recently come into vogue, IBM has designed solutions capable of handling very large quantities of data for decades, leading the way with data integration, management, security and analytics solutions known for their reliability, flexibility and scalability.

Last updated: 12 Feb 2013


IBM InfoSphere: A Platform for Big Data Governance and Process Data Governance

We now live in an age of seemingly unlimited data. Information needs to be trusted in order to be acted upon. That is the role of Information Governance: to create trusted information to make big data analytics more successful. This ebook discusses this topic in detail.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013

Briefs 

IBM Healthcare ProviderData Warehouse models

IBM InfoSphere Federation Server enables enterprises to overcome these challenges by accessing information through a virtual server, which allows administrators and other data consumers to view and manipulate data across the enterprise as if from a single database.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2012


IBM InfoSphere Federation Server: Leverage industry-leading data federation capabilities no matter where your data resides or what format it is in

In today’s enterprises, different portions of an organization often end up using different database management systems to store and search their critical data. Evolving technology, mergers, acquisitions, geographic distribution and the inevitable decentralization that results from growth all contribute to this divergence.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2012


IBM InfoSphere Data Replication

The IBM InfoSphere Data Replication solution delivers outstanding capabilities for loading real-time information into a data warehouse or operational data store, which can help organizations enhance business agility and visibility into key processes.

Last updated: 01 Jul 2012

Brochures 

IBM Industry Models & Big Data. Using IBM Industry Data Models and Big Data.

Big Data technologies can provide capabilities that were not available to the enterprise up to now, they are best used when seen as augmenting the existing data management infrastructure. The same fundamental requirements and best practices apply to new and existing technology.

Last updated: 10 Dec 2013


IBM Health Care Provider Data Warehouse

Helps establish a platform to gain a more complete understanding of your patients, practitioners, assets, facilities and payers, thereby helping you to choose the best strategies for aligning IT with business goals, offering differentiated products and services, streamlining operations etc.

Last updated: 01 Dec 2011

Data sheets 

IBM InfoSphere Data Click

InfoSphere Data Click can enhance business agility and streamline access to information in as few as two clicks. It enables organizations to access information at tremendous speeds and optimize its utilization to provides an innovative and agile self-service data integration capability.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBM InfoSphere Information Server

For many companies, SAP applications are mission-critical, operating many of the processes that keep the business running. Migration and consolidation projects driven by implementations, system upgrades, mergers and acquisitions and cost-saving initiatives to consolidate legacy applications.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


InfoSphere Information Server packages: Support trusted, governed information through comprehensive information integration

IBM InfoSphere Information Server is a market-leading data integration platform that enables organizations to meet their trusted information requirements.It enables data integration, data quality and the exchange of business information across an organization to deliver trusted information to the business.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2012


IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Understanding and analyzing your data

Understanding and addressing data quality: What price tag would you place on the value of truly understanding the data sources of your data-driven project? Learn how to quickly and easily understand data by offering data quality assessment, data quality monitoring and flexible data rule design and analysis capabilities.

Last updated: 01 Jun 2012


IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture

Learn how IBM InfoSphere Change Data Capture helps businesses make powerful real-time decisions, win new customers and improve operational performance. Providing heterogeneous support and incorporating native log-based change data capture technology it detects events as they occur, with no impact on performance.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


IBM InfoSphere Data Readiness Assessment for SAP applications Drive high-quality, high-margin SAP initiatives

Accelerate SAP implementations by verifying data quality, completeness and reliability with the IBM® InfoSphere® Data Readiness Assessment (DRA) for SAP

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


IBM InfoSphere FastTrack - Streamline collaboration between business and IT

IBM InfoSphere FastTrack helps automate the workflow of data integration projects. It helps maximize team collaboration, facilitates automation and helps ensure projects are completed successfully and on time.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Understanding and analyzing your data

IBM InfoSphere Information Analyzer can help you quickly and easily understand your data by providing data profiling as well as monitoring capabilities. These insights can help you accelerate information-based projects, from data warehousing to infrastructure consolidation to master data management and data governance.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


IBM InfoSphere Replication Server

Data replication is about making data available to the people and applications that need it. InfoSphere Replication Server provides a fast, secure, consistent delivery of data for any situation.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


IBM InfoSphere Data Readiness Assessment for SAP applications - Drive high-quality, high-margin SAP initiatives

Accelerate SAP implementations by verifying data quality, completeness and reliability with the IBM® InfoSphere® Data Readiness Assessment (DRA) for SAP

Last updated: 11 Jul 2011


IBM InfoSphere DataStage- Enterprise-scale data integration transformation and delivery

IBM® InfoSphere® DataStage® integrates data across multiple and high volumes of data sources and target applications. Get a deeper view into key capabilities and productivity features offered within this market leading solution.

Last updated: 04 Jul 2011


Information Server Install Package Services Offering

This packaged offering for Information Server is an expert consulting service offering to ensure a seamless low risk approach to installing the Information Server product suite to support a larger project initiative.

Last updated: 30 Nov 2009


IBM InfoSphere QualityStage: Investigate, cleanse and manage high-quality data to deliver better business results

Organizations must ensure that strategic systems deliver accurate, complete information that business users across the enterprise can trust. IBM InfoSphere Information Server discovers relationships among data elements in enterprise and Internet environments, in batch and real time.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2009


Leverage Salesforce.com data with IBM InfoSphere Information Server

This datasheet outlines the main features and benefits of the InfoSphere Information Server Pack for Salesforce.com and how it helps provide a single view of on-premise data and salesforce data in the cloud.

Last updated: 12 Oct 2009


Data Flow and Job Design Services Offering: Establishing standard practices for job design

This workshop helps clients establish standard practices for the design and development of parallel jobs, using IBM InfoSphere DataStage (formerly InfoSphere DataStage Enterprise Edition) to apply standard practices to clients’ environment, business and technical requirements.

Last updated: 30 Sep 2008


Data Stage Administration, Management & Production Automation Services Offering

This workshop provides customers with a set of proven standard practices for integrating IBM InfoSphere DataStage into a production infrastructure (monitoring, scheduling, auditing and change management).

Last updated: 30 Sep 2008


High Availability Architecture Services Offering

This workshop shares IBM’s high availability standard practices and methodology with clients and implements the architectural modifications necessary for high availability processing using the DataStage parallel framework.

Last updated: 30 Sep 2008


Information Discovery Workshop

This workshop is targeted for clients who are new to IBM information Integration Solutions and have a defined need, but may not be sure how to resolve a particular problem.

Last updated: 30 Sep 2008


eClassroom: Instructor-Led Online Training that works!

eClassroom is Instructor-Led Online training during traditional continuing education evening hours.

Last updated: 30 Jul 2008


FlexLearning: Self-paced Learning at its Best

Learn about the InfoSphere FlexLearning offering and how it can compliment traditional classroom training.

Last updated: 25 Apr 2008


Health Check Services Offering: Evaluating project readiness & improving infrastructure performance

This workshop is targeted to clients engaged in development efforts that are not progressing according to plan, clients seeking validation of proposed plans prior to the commencement of new projects or clients interested in assessing and optimizing performance.

Last updated: 30 Sep 2007

Demos 

IBM InfoSphere Information Server Demo - A Look at How IBM's Comprehensive Information Integration Platform Delivers Trusted Information

This flash demo shows business users and IT professionals how IBM InfoSphere Information Server can be used to understand, cleanse, transform, and deliver information across their organizations.

Last updated: 12 Jan 2010


IBM InfoSphere Information Server Overview

InfoSphere Information Server is IBM’s market-leading data integration platform that helps you understand, cleanse, transform and deliver trusted information to your critical business initiatives. This webinar provides an overview of this comprehensive offering.

Last updated: 01 Aug 2006

Solution sheets 

Anywhere integration with IBM InfoSphere DataStage v9.1

Built on a massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture, InfoSphere® DataStage® v9.1 is designed to help organizations overcome the common challenges associated with “big” (and “regular”) data.

Last updated: 12 Feb 2013


Building A Trusted Data Warehouse

Companies use data warehouses to manage very large amounts of information from across the enterprise, providing users with fast access to important information to help them gain insight and drive innovation. The PureData System for Analytics integrates database, server and storage in a single appliance.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2013


Real-time integration with data replication

Data replication plays a key role in achieving enterprise-wide, real- time data integration while also addressing other important business goals and challenges. For example, data replication plays an essential role in a high-availability strategy, mirroring a database to support business continuity and avoid outages.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2013


Supercharge IBM PureData System for Analytics with data replication

IBM® PureData System for Analytics, powered by IBM Netezza® technology, helps organizations realize the potential of big data while simplifying deployment and ongoing management. PureData System enables deep, complex analytics on large-scale data volumes organizations can examine billions of records.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2013

White papers 

Using IBM Banking Data Warehouse & Big Data to Augment a Data Warehouse

IBM Banking Data Warehouse can help address big data technical challenges by supporting the deployment of a data warehouse architecture that encompasses both new and traditional data structures and deploys across multiple technology platforms.

Last updated: 10 Dec 2013


Using IBM Healthcare Provider Data Model & Big Data to Augment a Data Warehouse

IBM Healthcare Provider Data Model can help address big data technical challenges by supporting the deployment of a data warehouse architecture that encompasses both new and traditional data structures and deploys across multiple technology platforms.

Last updated: 10 Dec 2013


Using IBM Insurance Information Warehouse & Big Data to Augment a Data Warehouse

IBM Insurance Information Warehouse can help address big data technical challenges by supporting the deployment of a data warehouse architecture that encompasses both new and traditional data structures and deploys across multiple technology platforms.

Last updated: 10 Dec 2013


Integrating and governing big data

In the new era of computing, the growing complexity of data sources and variety of data types creates a unique set of challenges. Left unchecked, these expanding volumes of data are becoming more uncertain and more difficult to navigate.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2013


IBM sheds light on the Big Blue business of information governance by 451 Research

IBM sheds light on the Big Blue business of information governance by 451 Research

Last updated: 06 Jun 2013


Data virtualization: Delivering seamless, on-demand access to information throughout the enterprise

In order to get a deeper understanding of what is happening and how to influence it, access to all data, big or small, is becoming increasingly important. Data virtualization is an integration approach to provide easy access to these sources of information, including big data, on demand.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2013


Treating data as an enterprise asset to maximize business value: Information integration and governance helps telecom companies enhance the quality and reliability of data to drive profitability, reduce unnecessary costs and manage risk

Telecommunications executives all over the world are changing their business models, broadening their revenue-generating services and transitioning to more agile and less complex networks.

Last updated: 12 Feb 2013


Integrating and governing big data

In the new era of computing, the growing complexity of data sources and variety of data types creates a unique set of challenges. Left unchecked, these expanding volumes of data are becoming more uncertain and more difficult to navigate.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


Successful information governance through high-quality data

An organization may have hundreds or even thousands of different systems. Information can come from many places such as transactions, operational, document repositories and external information sources and in many formats, including data, content and streaming information.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2013


Successful healthcare analytics begin with the right data blueprint

This white paper discusses how enterprise analytics systems can assist provider organizations in building sustainable healthcare systems and achieving their vision for accountable care—from near-term demands for regulatory and quality reporting to transforming care delivery.

Last updated: 01 Dec 2012


IBM Ready-to-Launch for SAP applications

SAP data drives business transformation, but there are consistent, pervasive data challenges across projects that need to be addressed for it to be successful. IBM Ready-to-Launch for SAP is a solution based on people, process, and technology that helps enterprises reduce the risk of SAP implementations.

Last updated: 12 Oct 2012


Expand your data warehouse with access to real-time data

This paper discusses how organizations can capture and deliver near-real-time information to the data warehouse with minimum impact on transactional systems and maximum benefit to business outcomes.

Last updated: 01 May 2012


Getting started with a data quality program

Getting started with a data quality program does not need to be a costly endeavor, nor is there a "one size fits all" approach. Establishing clear business priorities up front enables the organization to focus its investment and planning.

Last updated: 01 May 2012


Delivering information you can trust: The benefits of leveraging IBM capabilities to deliver quality data

This whitepaper provides an overview of the current data quality problem and describes how IBM InfoSphere Information Server for IBM System z can become your foundation for data quality and make a big difference in helping you derive more value from the complex, heterogeneous information spread across your systems.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


Driving information-led business innovation with IBM InfoSphere Information Server

IBM InfoSphere Information Server is a market-leading data integration platform that helps you understand, cleanse, transform and deliver trusted information to your critical business initiatives.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


The dynamic warehousing infrastructure: Establishing a foundation to meet new information requirements

This white paper outlines the options and decision criteria for selecting the right technology components for dynamic warehousing, including: managing mixed work loads; integrating source system data; gathering requirements and implementing changes, and synchronizing master data for key business entities.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012


Creating a trusted data warehouse using IBM InfoSphere Information Server

This white paper describes a recipe for creating a new warehouse, driven by the needs of the business and developed through collaboration between business and technical teams.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2012


Delivering information you can trust - The benefits of leveraging IBM capabilities to deliver quality data

InfoSphere Information Server is the foundation of many successful data quality initiatives, helping organizations derive more value from the complex, heterogeneous information spread across their systems.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2012


Discover the performance and scalability potential of InfoSphere DataStage based on a benchmark test simulating a data warehouse scenario.

This white paper highlights the performance & scalability potential of InfoSphere DataStage 8.1 based on a benchmark test simulating a data warehouse scenario.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2012


Help alleviate batch windows with timely, reliable, data delivery

This paper examines the business issues that drive organizations to consider a real-time change data capture solution to optimize ETL processes.

Last updated: 15 Jan 2012


Industry Models for Enterprise Data Management (EDM) in Financial Markets

In this paper, we describe the industry models and draw comparisons to related EDM technologies and to the data standardization efforts of the EDM Council, a leading industry body for the financial market industry.

Last updated: 13 Apr 2010


Infrastructure for Dynamic Warehousing: IBM Industry Models

This executive brief provides an overview of how IBM Industry Data Models and IBM® Information Server provide a powerful and flexible infrastructure that supports the five steps for creating a dynamic warehouse.

Last updated: 10 Oct 2007

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