This course will build a foundation for students interested in what master data is and how it is managed. The student will learn about master data management (MDM), MDM implementation styles, and a variety of MDM use cases. The student will then be introduced to multiple IBM MDM solutions and will gain an understanding of the capabilities of each solution.

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Skills Covered

An introduction to MDM

  • What is Master data?
  • What is Master Data Management?
  • Issues addressed by MDM and benefits of

Use cases

  • Sampling of real world use cases and examples

MDM and service oriented architecture

  • What is a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)?
  • IBM’s SOA Reference Architecture
  • How does MDM and SOA relate?

MDM implementation styles

  • Consolidation Style
  • Collaborative Style
  • Registry Style
  • Co-existence Style
  • Transactional Style
  • Staffing an MDM project

Infosphere MDM

  • InfoSphere MDM Virtual Module
  • InfoSphere MDM Physical Module
  • InfoSphere MDM PME
  • InfoSphere MDM Collaborative Edition
  • InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management
  • MDM Express

Who Should Attend

This course is for anyone who would like to learn about master data, master data management, and IBM’s MDM solutions.

Course Curriculum


There are no prerequisites required to attend this course.

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