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Analyst reports 

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of Product Data

This paper provides insight into the segment of the growing MDM market that focuses on how organizations master and share a “single version of the truth” of product data. Learn about IBM's continued leadership position with regard to both its Master Data Management vision and its ability.

Last updated: 13 Nov 2013

Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions

This Gartner's Magic Quadrant offer insight into the part of the packaged MDM solution market that focuses on how organizations master and share a "single version" of customer data with multiple views of it across their organizations — achieving a single version of master data is a key initiative for many organizations.

Last updated: 29 Oct 2013

The Challenge of Effective Master Data Management

This report will help you to initially think about how master data plays an important role in your company and what to do to start maximizing its use for business value.

Last updated: 29 Aug 2012

Master Data - TDWI Best Practices Report

TDWI Best Practices Reportcatalogs and discusses new user practices and technical functions for MDM, and it uses survey data to predict which MDM functions will grow most versus those that will decline—all to bring readers up to date so they can make informed decisions about the next generation of their MDM solutions.

Last updated: 01 May 2012

Next Generation Master Data Management - A TDWI Best Practices Report - Executive Summary

This 6-page report helps user organizations understand all that MDM now offers, so they can successfully modernize and build up their best practices in master data management. IBM agrees and understands that an MDM journey can involve any significant change in an organization’s business or data management strategy.

Last updated: 01 May 2012

Master Data - A MARKET UPDATE Analyst Report

This document provides a snapshot of the current state of the Master Data Management (MDM) market. Master data is data that is shared between computer systems: data domains such as customer, product, location and asset.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2012

Announcement letters 

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub V10 helps you manage enterprise reference data

InfoSphere Information Server is a comprehensive information integration & governance platform that helps clients create, manage, & deliver information where it is needed in a timely manner. Includes advanced governance capabilities & robust data integration platform designed to simplify your data integration needs.

Last updated: 03 Jul 2012


Master Data Management Vision & Value: Part 1 Develop an MDM Vision

Download the IBM ebook, ‘Develop an MDM Vision,’ and learn how MDM drives the success of your enterprise strategy by delivering the insight you need to make better decisions and create superior outcomes.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2012

Master Data Management Vision & Value: Part 2 Determine the Business Value of MDM

Download the IBM ebook, ‘Determine the business value of MDM,’ and learn to build a compelling MDM business case that helps your organization achieve its goals for growth, agility, cost control and compliance.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2012


IBM InfoSphere: Solutions for retail

Helps create a single, trusted view of products and a single, complete view of customers, which retailers can undertake strategies that give them a competitive edge in an ever-changing market.

Last updated: 29 Aug 2012

IBM InfoSphere: Solutions for manufacturing

IBM InfoSphere Information Server enables organizations to accurately and quickly cleanse and integrate data from multiple sources. With IBM InfoSphere MDM, manufacturers can create a single, up-to-date repository of information to be used throughout the organization to drive strategic business initiatives.

Last updated: 01 Jul 2012

IBM InfoSphere: Solutions for healthcare

IBM InfoSphere can provide a robust foundation for data warehousing and analytics implementations by helping to improve the quality, accuracy and completeness of patient and provider information.

Last updated: 01 May 2012

IBM® Information Management for US Healthcare: Building Smarter Health Information Exchanges

IBM Information Management Solutions are foundational to building smarter HIE; helping organizations to connect, collaborate and be easier to do business with.

Last updated: 08 Feb 2012

IBM InfoSphere Solutions for Insurance

Creating a single view of the insurance customer with data integration and master data management. Competition is fierce in the insurance industry. With infrequent interaction between insurers and their customers, companies must maximize the value of each and every customer touch point.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2012

End-to-end Master Data Management: The business value of managing product master data

Discover how a Master Data Management (MDM) strategy is key to unlocking the value of your company’s growing data and information.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2012

Creating Effective Information Sharing Across Agencies

To meet commerce and regulatory challenges, data accuracy, integrity and security are critical. With IBM master data management software, your agency can identify a single person, place or thing and securely share that information across jurisdictions - turning data into intelligence.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2012

IBM InfoSphere: Solutions for telecommunications

IBM Information Management Solutions are foundational to building smarter HIE; helping organizations to connect, collaborate and be easier to do business with.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2012

Improve ProviderRelations Through Effective Communications

IBM Initiate Provider associates provider information across multiple source systems to create a single source of truth for provider data. Access to accurate provider data lowers operational costs, reduces compliance risk and makes health systems preferred business partners.

Last updated: 01 Jan 2012


The IBM Insurance Application Architecture: A blueprint for success

Learn more about a set of data, process and services models for the insurance industry which focus on solving issues in risk, regulatory compliance, claims, customer centricity and more.

Last updated: 10 Oct 2007

White papers 

Advanced global name recognition technology

This paper highlights the issues, requirements and technologies available for automated advanced name recognition.

Last updated: 29 Aug 2012

The Case For Data Profiling

Learn compelling reasons for why data profiling is a critical activity that should take place in the IT enterprise. Learn about reactive vs proactive data quality and the critical importance of Metadata as well as data profiling -why it's important and the steps it involves.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2012

Measuring the Total Economic Impact of IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management

In an April 2011 study, commissioned by IBM, Forrester Consulting describes Master Data Management (MDM) as a ‘critical business capability and technology foundation.

Last updated: 08 Feb 2012

Mastering Information Portfolio for Government: IBM InfoSphere software for trusted information

This paper will discuss the challenges that government organizations face in managing information that must be resolved, shared and trusted in order to address the broad and vital requirements of government.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2012

Preventing fraud with identity & social network analysis - A guide for Bank Executives

Download this informative whitepaper to learn how banks and financial services organizations can leverage IBM InfoSphere Identity Insight to prevent costly incidents of fraud and support compliance with 'Know your Customer' and other industry regulations.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2012

How Master Data Management Serves the Business

Download this informative whitepaper to learn how leading enterprises leverage the power and flexibility of MDM to drive business results. 

Last updated: 25 Nov 2011

MDM-Powered Solutions for Salesforce: CRM Customer data you can trust for sales and marketing success

This paper will discuss the challenges that users face in managing customer and prospect information and explore the benefits of an MDM-powered solution for Salesforce CRM.

Last updated: 25 Nov 2011

Seven Characteristics of MDM Business Services: How to Spot the Real Thing When Evaluating Master Data Management Systems

This paper defines the key characteristics of effective MDM business services, explains why they are essential to a cost-effective approach, and illustrates how the MDM Business Services Library from IBM InfoSphere offers critical capabilities for successful MDM strategies.

Last updated: 13 Jul 2011

IBM Initiate Master Data Service: A Platform for Master Data Management to Help You Know and Trust Your Data

Truly knowing – and trusting – your data empowers you to achieve an array of initiatives. IBM Initiate Master Data Service enables enterprise-wide master data management (MDM) with several advantages.

Last updated: 30 May 2010

Master Information Management: Enhanced MDM with content and analytics for a uniquely complete version of the truth

Learn how to understand and control information strategically, turn data assets into business assets and help enable the right people in the organization to access the right information at the right time.

Last updated: 11 Mar 2010

Turn traceability into visibility: Solve complex supply chain challenges through intelligent business event management

Supply chains today are complex and organizations are faced with business challenges as well as protecting consumers. By turning traceability into visibility supply chain executives can leverage their investment to ensure a safer, more efficient supply chain.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2009

Enhanced MDM with content and analytics for a uniquely complete version of the truth

Enhanced MDM with content and analytics for a uniquely complete version of the truth

Last updated: 01 Aug 2008

IBM Master Data Management strategy: Leveraging critical data to accomplish strategic business objectives (PDF, 679KB)

This white paper provides an overview of IBM's Master Data Management strategy including use case scenarios for its MDM products, InfoSphere MDM Server and InfoSphere MDM Server for PIM.

Last updated: 01 Aug 2008

IBM Process and Service Models for the financial services industries

The IBM industry process and service models help banking, insurance and financial markets companies develop corporate standards that business and IT can use to implement key strategic business initiatives faster and more reliably.

Last updated: 10 Oct 2007

A proactive approach to Medicaid fraud, abuse and error detection IBM Fraud Intelligence Solutions

This white paper describes the challenges and trends facing Medicaid organizations. Learn how IBM Fraud Intelligence Solutions (FIS) offers a proactive approach to help reduce fraud, abuse and error.

Last updated: 20 Sep 2007

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