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"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."

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"The API and the data model are very valuable features.""The initial setup is easy and straightforward.""There are a lot of possible use cases for this Master Data Management tool.""The data modeling is very good.""The product is extremely flexible."

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"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."

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"In terms of improvements that this solution needs, it should support big data.""The design should be easier and more visual.""The support isn't great and takes too long. And the pricing can be improved.""The documentation needs improvement.""The product does not scale well horizontally. We find the scalability to be quite inferior to other options."

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"It may be costly for small organizations but adds value for large organizations with demanding workflows."

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"I'm just involved in technical, but I understand that its pricing is similar to HP so it is quite expensive."

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Top Answer: The data modeling is very good.
Top Answer: It's a pretty steep learning curve, I find. And not really fluid and flexible. There is some graphical rendering of the workflows, however, you can't really develop them in terms of the graphical… more »
Top Answer: We're using the solution for reference data, master data management. To basically implement data governance around the reference data. One of the big initiatives is to capture all the information that… more »
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InfoSphere MDM, InfoSphere Master Data Management
TIBCO MDM, Orchestra Networks EBX
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InfoSphere Master Data Management (MDM) is the most complete, proven and powerful MDM solution with collaborative and operational capabilities. InfoSphere MDM manages master data for single or multiple domains - customers, patients, citizens, suppliers, locations, products, services offerings, accounts and more - for improving application & business process effectiveness

TIBCO EBX™ software helps organizations avoid silos with an all-in-one approach to managing data assets across the enterprise.

When you can manage and share all your data assets, you thrive. Data fuels mission-critical operations, analytical processes, and customer experience. With constantly evolving data from diverse channels and sources, business teams can no longer rely on simple office automation or outdated data management tools. EBX™ software, a recognized leader in Master Data Management (MDM) and a pioneer in data asset management, is an innovative, single solution for managing, governing, and consuming all shared data assets, including:

  • Master data
  • Reference data
  • Hierarchies
  • Business glossaries
  • Metadata

It provides risk mitigation and an accurate, trusted view of business functions, insights, and decisions. When used for integration and analytics initiatives, it empowers better decisions and faster, smarter actions. And unlike other solutions that require integration of multiple standalone applications, EBX software is a single software solution.

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Sample Customers
L'Oreal S.A., Kingland Systems, Oncor, Farmaceuticos Maypo, Volkswagen Financial Services
BNL, SunGard, TUI Group, Uti Worldwide, Yellow Pages Group
Top Industries
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm11%
Insurance Company8%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm9%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Company Size
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise78%
Small Business11%
Large Enterprise89%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM InfoSphere MDM vs. TIBCO EBX and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
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IBM InfoSphere MDM is ranked 6th in Master Data Management (MDM) Software with 2 reviews while TIBCO EBX is ranked 4th in Master Data Management (MDM) Software with 5 reviews. IBM InfoSphere MDM is rated 8.0, while TIBCO EBX is rated 8.2. 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 TIBCO EBX writes "Good workflow models and pull-down lists with very good data modeling". IBM InfoSphere MDM is most compared with Informatica MDM, SAP Master Data Governance, Microsoft MDS, IBM Master Data Management on Cloud and Informatica PIM, whereas TIBCO EBX is most compared with Informatica MDM, Informatica PIM, SAP Master Data Governance, TIBCO Cloud MDM and Semarchy xDM. See our IBM InfoSphere MDM vs. TIBCO EBX report.

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