IBM InfoSphere MDM Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of IBM InfoSphere MDM competitors and alternatives
Informatica
Consultant
Assistant Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 22 2018

What do you think of Informatica MDM?

Primary Use Case To cleanse and create standardization third-party data by implementing business rules and Address Doctor. • Improvements to My Organization Manually checks on applying business rules,  The tool helps to implement business rules. It helps to get quick results as well. • Valuable Features Address Doctor. This is the best feature to gives an accurate combination of the information provided with a level of returned threshold value. • Room for Improvement To implement the new workflow with simple steps and a quick visualization with a 360 view of the data. • Use of Solution One to three years.
Microsoft
Real User
Data Architect at a non-profit with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 02 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ease of use * Excel interface * Simplicity * Price (free for sql server enterprise license) * Hierarchy management features * Security integration with AD * Very fine grained security * Easy to build (and extendable) business rules *... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It enables data stewards to directly interact with data on web site or using Excel without building a custom solution. This includes data stewards getting notification emails automatically when new data is loaded that includes a link to the... more»

What needs improvement?

* * Note below reflects the current 2016 version. Previous versions had significant issues the majority of which were resolved with the current version. * Explorer GUI is still clunky and primitive. * Needs ability to remove menu options that... more»
Real User
SAP EIM Practice Head - MDG, DS, IS, HANA, Cransoft, DSP at a tech services company
Oct 07 2017

What is most valuable?

I found the business workflow engine embedded inside SAP Master Data Governance to be the most useful. It helped orchestrate master data CRUD operations across the enterprise cutting across departments.

How has it helped my organization?

SAP Master Data Governance helped the organisation prevent bad and unauthorised master data from entering the production database. It helped crystallise the data governance processes.

What needs improvement?

A wizard based configuration similar to S/4 HANA Activate would make it easier for business users to contribute. Consolidation function based on HANA needs improvement

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