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Analyst reports

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 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 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

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

IBM Initiate Master Data Service

IBM Initiate Master Data Service is a trusted and complete master data management (MDM) solution that unlocks the value of enterprise data assets and elevates the effectiveness of the most important business processes by delivering a trusted version of the truth to decision makers.

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


Case studies

Irish Life & Permanent unlocks the value of customer data through master data management

Customer information duplicated in and spread across a variety of systems and groups made it difficult for staff to understand and respond to customer needs.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2012

Rabobank gains a single view of customers: Rabobank improves data quality and supports compliance with a centralized customer records solution from IBM

Rabobank improves data quality and supports compliance with a centralized customer records solution from IBM.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2012

London Borough of Brent puts customer first, increasing customer satisfaction and improving operational efficiencies

Learn how London Borough of Brent deployed IBM software to develop a Client Index that was non-invasive to Brent’s existing system.

Last updated: 25 Nov 2011

BNP Paribas ... Providing customers with personalized offers through any channel

BNP Paribas automatically adjusts product offers and fees based on customers’ profiles and delivers customized services on demand when it implements a master data management initiative based on IBM Software

Last updated: 21 Dec 2010



Visualize Your MDM Solution Using IBM InfoSphere Blueprint Director

This short video demonstrates how to use InfoSphere Blueprint Director (packaged with MDM version 10) to visualize an InfoSphere MDM deployment with its built-in MDM templates.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2012


White papers

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

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