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What are industry models?

IBM Industry Models provides a catalog of industry-specific terminology and concepts, data structure designs, and KPI & report designs which can quickly help governance, compliance and integration efforts.

IBM Industry Models can help accelerate your analytics journey by applying best practices using pre-designed industry-specific content. It can help you manage your enterprise data whether in your data warehouse or in the data lake so you can make derive insights and make informed decisions.

IBM Industry Data Models also work hand-in-hand with IBM Process and Service Models, which are specifications of processes and services common among organizations in a particular industry. They represent our best practice business process models with supportive service definitions for development of a fluid, service-oriented environment. Many organizations choose to complement their IBM Industry Data Model together with IBM Process and Service Models.

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Features

Industry Models -  Time to value

Time to value

Helps reduce the time and effort needed for analysis and design of functional requirements by providing industry-specific information infrastructures.

Industry Models - Business agility

Business agility

Quick building and rationalizing of data warehouses, providing a consistent data architecture for modeling new or changed requirements.

Industry Models - High-quality business data

High-quality business data

Reduce risk and enable successful delivery of high-quality data for applications across the organization with a streamlined and best-practices approach to business transformation.

Industry Models - Help improve audit readiness

Help improve audit readiness

Create enterprise-wide key performance indicators (KPIs) and address compliance, reporting and analysis requirements.

In the spotlight

Preparing for GDPR

Accelerate your General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) readiness by focusing on the key elements: protecting personal data and managing consent.

Governing your data lake

Embed data integration, data quality, and availability into your data lake environment to accelerate exploration and insight creation, while avoiding data swamps.

Products

IBM Banking and Financial Markets Data Warehouse

Pre-defined financial services specific, vocabularies, KPIs, and data structures which can help accelerate enterprise governance and analytics projects.

IBM Banking Process and Service Models

Pre-defined financial services specific vocabularies, workflows, activities and services, interfaces and components which can help with the analysis and design of business process management and service-oriented architectures.

IBM Data Model for Energy and Utilities

Pre-defined energy & utilities specific vocabularies, KPIs, and data structures which can help accelerate enterprise governance and analytics projects.

IBM Unified Data Model for Healthcare

Pre-defined healthcare specific, vocabularies, KPIs, and data structures which can help accelerate enterprise governance and analytics projects.

IBM Insurance Process and Service Models

Pre-defined insurance services specific vocabularies, workflows, activities and services, interfaces and components which can help with the analysis and design of business process management and service-oriented architectures.

IBM Insurance Information Warehouse

Pre-defined insurance specific vocabularies, KPIs, and data structures which can help accelerate enterprise governance and analytics projects.

IBM Telecommunications Data Warehouse

Pre-defined telecommunications specific vocabularies, KPIs, and data structures which can help accelerate enterprise governance and analytics projects.

IBM Retail Data Warehouse

Pre-defined retail specific vocabularies, KPIs, and data structures which can help accelerate enterprise governance and analytics projects.

Resources

Industry models support for RESTful APIs

See how Banking and Insurance Process and Services Models support fast tracking institutions in their transformation strategies with a UML service design model with REST Applications.

IBM Industry Models support for a data lake architecture

Understand the necessary guidelines and practices for organizations who want to use IBM Industry Models as a key part of their data lake initiative.

Business user focused vocabularies for IBM Industry Models

Learn the guidelines that organizations are using for IBM Industry Models which help build vocabulary assets that are effective in accurately reflecting the meaning and full context of the key business terms that are needed to support the specific needs of the various business focused users.

Related products

IBM Master Data Management

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.

IBM InfoSphere Information Server

Helps create and maintain trusted information to support strategic business initiatives including big data, point-of-impact analytics, business intelligences, data warehousing, master data management, and application consolidation and migration.