Farouk DawoodSenior Manager Data Architecture at a financial services firm
Harisha AcharyaSenior Data Architect at a manufacturing company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The features that are most valuable are the governance, the end-profiling and the ETL which allows you to see the metadata repositories."
"There are not really many areas of the product that need improvement because the product stays up-to-date with data management needs."
"We've used the solution for quite some time, so in our organization, the product is pretty mature."
"It has flexibility in extending the data model."
"The data quality component is very good."
"I like the number of options that are presented with Informatica, fuzzy matching, and your screen."
"MDM doesn't require a separate IDQ."
"Its data cleansing capabilities are very valuable. The match and merge and the audit trail functionalities are very good."
"We also want better cloud integration, so we could do things in the cloud if we needed to. This would be a good feature to add in a future release."
"The product is really only created for large organizations."
"The integration could be a bit better. The process is something new."
"The advertising makes promises about data analytics that it does not keep."
"Pre-sales technical support is much better than post-sales technical support."
"They have too many diversified products. If you don't know Informatica, it's very confusing and feels very idiotic."
"The solution doesn't directly connect to any of the analytical tools."
"Their support should be improved. We have had some trouble with their support from time to time. Its scalability should also be improved. I would also like to have a bit more modern and friendly UI for the end-users. There should definitely be a simplified way to configure and set it up."
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IBM InfoSphere MDM is ranked 5th in Master Data Management with 2 reviews while Informatica MDM is ranked 1st in Master Data Management with 5 reviews. IBM InfoSphere MDM is rated 8.0, while Informatica MDM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM InfoSphere MDM writes "Data management for large organizations that need a critical data management tool". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Informatica MDM writes "Good use cases and end-to-end features but needs more setup documentation". IBM InfoSphere MDM is most compared with SAP Master Data Governance, IBM Master Data Management on Cloud, Microsoft MDS, Oracle Product Master Data Management Cloud and Reltio Cloud, whereas Informatica MDM is most compared with Informatica PIM, Microsoft MDS, SAP Master Data Governance, Reltio Cloud and Orchestra Networks EBX. See our IBM InfoSphere MDM vs. Informatica MDM report.
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