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Master Data Management

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Automation of MDM customization deployment

MDM customization may require asset changes like Code changes, Properties changes, Database changes, etc. Currently the deployment of MDM customization is mostly manual approach. With clients moving to containerized solution, the requirement to au...
over 4 years ago in Master Data Management 2 Planned for future release

In Match 360 there should be an easier way to remove attributes from published model

In current version of Match 360 as soon as data model is published, there is no way to remove a single attribute even if no data is mapped to it and it is not used in matching. The only way to solve it is to run unpublished reset model APIs which ...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 0 Planned for future release

Flexibility to Make Attributes Searchable After Creation in Match360

Currently, in the Match360 data model, an attribute can only be designated as searchable during its initial creation. Once the attribute is created and published, it cannot be altered as a searchable attribute. This lack of flexibility restricts t...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 0 Planned for future release

Enhancing Patient Safety when Potential Overlay is Identified Using IBM MDM

Issue: The MDM application leaves a PO record in an entity. This allows a search based off the PO ID or the PO Demographics to return an incorrect patient. Currently the application prevents returning the ID when requested which helps prevent send...
almost 4 years ago in Master Data Management 4 Planned for future release

Add capability to disable content sniffing in MDM Web Applications (Inspector, Web Report, Enterprise Viewer)

MDM v11.6.0.11 provides Inspector, Web Report and Enterprise Viewer which are running on WAS v9.0.5.4. There is no way in MDM Web Applications to set 'X-Content-Type-Options' HTTP header with the value nosniff. This can make the web applications v...
about 3 years ago in Master Data Management 2 Planned for future release

Request for addition of Group Processing Functionality in Virtual MDM at 11.6.0.11

We had discussed in past on the availability of group processing functionality and IBM MDM Advocate: Effy Wu confirmed that this functionality no longer exist in MDM version11.6.0.11. We would like to get IBM's recommendations on the alternative ...
over 3 years ago in Master Data Management 3 Planned for future release

UX Improvements on Master Data Explorer UI

It will further support our business end users of MDM in navigating the Master Data Explorer. Furthermore, it will improve ALL end-users experience when performing advanced searches. Here are the specific improvements via feedback: - In addition t...
5 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Planned for future release

Support of AIX 7.3 with MDM 11.6.0.11

We went through the system requirements and found that WAS 9.0.5.11 ND is supported by Advanced Edition of IBM MDM at 11.6.0.11. We have recently upgraded our OS (AIX) version from 7.1 (7.1 TL5 SP1) into 7.3 (7.3 TL0 SP1 ) in lower environments (D...
about 2 years ago in Master Data Management 2 Planned for future release

Include Missing objects in the Publisher

The publishers main functionality is to publish the MDM AE data model into the MDC graph DB. It should come with all vanilla MDM AE objects to allow for publication configuration. Nedbank noticed that the below objects are missing in the publisher...
over 2 years ago in Master Data Management 1 Planned for future release

MDM Beta: API to match subset of records or delta new records?

The APIs seems to only allow you to perform bulk matching of all the data to all the data. If it was extended to allow you to do matching for delta new records, like all records from a given date, or all records since last match, then it would all...
over 3 years ago in Master Data Management 2 Planned for future release