What is master data management?

Master data management (MDM) provides a comprehensive, trusted view of critical entities across the enterprise with analytical graph-based exploration, agile self-service access, governance and user friendly dashboard capabilities.

IBM's Master Data Management (MDM) solutions enable new ways to explore and exchange data, collaborate and innovate to drive better insights and business results.

MDM features

Agile self- service access to trusted data

Empower users by providing secure, governed self-service access to trusted data across the enterprise for opportunity-oriented experimentation and collaboration to drive innovation, better insights and business decisions.

Entity insight with analytical MDM

Provision and operationalize MDM data with graph-based exploration of master data, transactional data and Hadoop to drive entity insight and analytics.

Consent management

Capture content to enable governance and adhere to regulatory compliance requirements.

Optimize master data environments

Agile and intuitive dashboards within the stewardship center improve efficiency, help proactively manage data and respond to changes.

In the spotlight

New IBM Master Data Management Capabilities

IBM Master Data Management provides new analytical, self-service, governance and user experience capabilities to drive insights, collaboration, innovation and operational efficiency.

Products

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management

InfoSphere MDM manages master data for single or multiple domains including customers, suppliers, products, accounts and more.

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Collaborative Edition

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Collaborative Edition provides product information management and collaborative master data management (MDM) capabilities.

IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Hub

Centrally manage and distribute reference data across the enterprise as a standard.

Related products

IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog

Apply a standardized approach to discovering your IT assets and define a common business language.

Entity Analytics

Detect non-obvious relationships, resolve entities, and find threats and vulnerabilities that are hiding in your data.

IBM InfoSphere Information Server

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

IBM InfoSphere Information Server for Data Quality

Turn data into trusted information by cleansing and customizing data in near real time. Monitor data quality in a unified environment with advanced data validation rules support.

Resources

IBM MDM Collaborative Edition

Streamline activities across users in the information lifecycle and enable companies to create a single, up-to-date repository of product and service information that can be used strategically throughout their organization.

Trusted data with IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management

Learn how IBM MDM provides a single, trusted view of critical business data to users and applications both on premise and on Cloud. Thereby helping reduce costs, minimize risk and improve decision-making.

Continuing the MDM journey

Move from a virtual (registry) architectural style to a physical (transactional) architectural style. Also add source systems and domains while solving new business problems.

Insights into master data management trends for your business

Watch Analyst Andy Hayler's spin on MDM and how adopting an MDM solution provides deeper insights into data and leads to better and more cost effective business processes.

Customer success

London Borough of Camden

London Borough of Camden is reinvesting in innovative social programs by getting a single trusted view of their citizens