We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The pricing of this solution is good."
"With Microsoft, we buy everything though an agreement, so we purchase volume licensing every year."
"I would like to see better pricing."
"MDS is a part of the SQL Server enterprise license. I am not aware of any additional costs."
"SAP is more expensive than Microsoft."
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Omni-Gen facilitates efficient data integration and mastering by tapping into businesspeople’s knowledge of domains such as customer, location, and supplier. An agile process continually refines the master record definitions they need, while users apply source mappings and rules for data quality, match/merge, and remediation. This process improves collaboration between businesspeople and developers, eliminating typical spreadsheet-based interactions during the design of models and cleansing rules.
Master Data Services (MDS) is the SQL Server solution for master data management. Master data management (MDM) describes the efforts made by an organization to discover and define non-transactional lists of data, with the goal of compiling maintainable master lists. An MDM project generally includes an evaluation and restructuring of internal business processes along with the implementation of MDM technology. The result of a successful MDM solution is reliable, centralized data that can be analyzed, resulting in better business decisions.
Information Builders Omni-Gen is ranked 28th in Master Data Management while Microsoft MDS is ranked 2nd in Master Data Management with 8 reviews. Information Builders Omni-Gen is rated 0.0, while Microsoft MDS is rated 7.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft MDS writes "MDS 2016 - Bit clunky but it works and the price is right and easy to get setup ". Information Builders Omni-Gen is most compared with Magnitude MDM, whereas Microsoft MDS is most compared with Informatica MDM, SAP Master Data Governance, Profisee, Semarchy xDM and Reltio Cloud.
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