Enhances enterprise global name search and analysis

IBM® InfoSphere® Global Name Management helps manage, search, analyze, and compare multicultural name data sets by leveraging culture-specific name data and linguistic rules. It leverages a unique linguistic-based approach that is based on over 20 years of research to address the needs of managing personal and business names from all over the world.

Benefits of IBM InfoSphere Global Name Management

Identify correct names fast

Conducts knowledge-based name matching that considers every name, which greatly reduces false negatives and false positives.

Simplifies name search and analysis

Performs name matching against lists and other data sources and provides likely variations.

Uses powerful ranking analytics

Scores and ranks results by leveraging linguistic-based search capabilities that consider similarity of pronunciation to identify matches as well as cultural variations.

Recognizes and interprets names

Recognizes written, hand-keyed, and oral interpretations of name data.

Provides trusted actionable insight

Identifies and classifies the cultural heritage, country of association, gender, and parsing of a name, allowing for actionable business decisions.

Supports transliteration

Handles transliteration from Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek, Hangul (Korean), and Kana (Japanese), which includes both Hiragana and Katakana.

Key features of InfoSphere Global Name Management

Transform global name search and analysis

Deliver an innovative suite of name analysis and name scoring technologies that are designed to address the specific needs and demands of managing, searching, scoring, and matching multicultural name data sets. Unlike most traditional name analysis software, which is built for name data assets in western cultures using the Roman alphabet, the InfoSphere Global Name Management product is tailored to meet the unique demands of managing data sets from diverse cultures around the globe.

Support many languages

Meet the unique demands of managing data sets from cultures as diverse as Anglo/European, Arabic, Chinese, Hispanic, French, German, Indian, Korean, Pakistani, Russian and Slavic, Thai, Japanese, Western African cultures and more.

Use powerful linguistic data

Draw upon a unique knowledge base of global linguistic data built from nearly a billion names from around the world, and expertise developed over more than 30 years of linguistic research and analysis of these names. Working from this knowledge base, Global Name Management leverages culture-specific name data statistics to produce fact-based name analysis, which supports search and match and scoring techniques designed for the cultures of the names being processed.

Provide an industry-leading name search solution

Empower your enterprise with an industry-leading toolkit that gives you access to linguistic-based algorithms for processing multicultural individual and business names. It enhances applications with linguistic and cultural awareness, enabling the applications to handle data in a globally diverse landscape.

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