Master Data Management (MDM) Software: Which solution is best?

PeerSpot users review the highest rated solutions in the master data management software market.

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With most businesses creating unprecedented amounts of data, it has become critical that they learn to use it effectively. Master data management (MDM) helps businesses to ensure that their data is accurate, trustworthy, consistent, and shareable across the enterprise and value chain. However, selecting an MDM solution isn’t always easy and there are many factors for businesses to consider.

Over 540,000 professionals have used PeerSpot research to inform their purchasing decisions. Its latest paper looks at the highest rated MDM software vendors, profiling each and examining what they can offer enterprise.

Here’s a breakdown of the key players currently active in the market:

SAP Master Data Governance

Average Rating: 7.9

Top Comparison: Informatica MDM

Overview: Simplifies the integration of supplier data residing in both SAP and third-party sources. The solution supports cleansing, standardisation, duplicate detection, and best-record calculation. It then lets organisations synchronize clean and standardised data across cloud and on-premise applications.

Microsoft MDS

Average Rating: 7.6

Top Comparison: Informatica MDM

Overview: Enables users to organise and manage a business's master set of data into models while also creating rules for updating the data and control over who can edit it. In addition, the master dataset can be shared with other people in the organisation through Excel.


Average Rating: 7.8

Top Comparison: Informatica MDM

Overview: Helps organisations avoid silos with an all-in-one approach to managing data assets across the enterprise.

IBM InfoSphere MDM

Average Rating: 8.0

Top Comparison: Informatica MDM

Overview: The most complete, proven and powerful MDM solution with collaborative and operational capabilities. The solution manages master data for single or multiple domains and helps to improve application & business process effectiveness.

Riversand MDMCenter

Average Rating: 8.3

Top Comparison: Informatica MDM

Overview: Helps forward-thinking companies discover the value of their data and make smarter business decisions.

Oracle Data Relationship Management

Average Rating: 10.0

Top Comparison: Informatica MDM

Overview: Helps proactively manage changes in master data across operational, analytical, and enterprise performance management silos. It also delivers timely, accurate, and consistent master data to drive ongoing operational execution, business intelligence, and performance management.

SAP Hybris PCM

Average Rating:  8.0

Top Comparison: Informatica PIM

Overview: Provides a collaborative environment for product managers, pricers, and marketers to develop and publish rich customer experiences. With all business and product content in one place, businesses can provide seamless omni-channel experiences for customers and bring new products to market rapidly and easily.

Talend MDM Platform

Average Rating: 7.0

Top Comparison: Informatica MDM

Overview: Combines real-time data, applications, and process integration with hierarchy management, role-based security with workflow-based data stewardship, and built-in data quality to drive MDM projects to maturity.

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