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Master Data Management

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inactive party contact methods – performance issue

We are maintaining history in the main tables only as we are end dating and adding new records for any demographics change. We have observed in Performance testing environment few Parties are having 500+ end dated record for Contact methods and 4 ...
8 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Error handling strategy for Match360 message triggers that fail to be written to kafka topics

When IBM Match360 publishes entity or record messages to Kafka topics, a strategy for error handling is needed if the message fails to be written: - configurable number of retries before an error is raised - configurable time-out before an error i...
9 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Match360: Create UI to parameterize feature weightings (and any other code based configurations)

Match algorithm tuning and configuration requires code adjustments to adjust feature weightings that affect the customer record match scoring. Match tuning and configuration had been set as a business activity. The business users should not be goi...
10 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Support for MDM v12 deployment on WAS BASE

We are planning for an upgrade to MDM v12, later in 2023. We as a business are moving to cloud based infrastructure and as part of that journey we are guided by corporate principles for deployment. IBM provided containers for MDM do not meet our c...
11 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Request to enhance ACM to support SFTP

ACM (Advanced Catalog Management) currently supports only FTP. Unfortunately, our customer is disabling FTP protocol organization-wide and pushing all apps to migrate to SFTP. Request to enhance ACM to support SFTP.
12 months ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Match 360 - Creating matches across different entity types

Match 360 needs to be able to create matches across different entities. Currently, matches are only performed within an entity type only. Not across entity types. Example is matching algorithm will match within Person Type and Org Type independent...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Ongoing sync API for Match 360 update should have an option not to update record if nothing change and not to trigger match/entity composition

In our process we do not know what values changed in the customer record during ongoing inbound process. As there are multiple record types generated from a single customer record, all record types get updated, person record type gets updated , ma...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Hide merged members

We have many entities in our database that have a high volume of merged records that make it difficult to review tasks for remediation. The work around is to scroll up and down and remove records from the records attribute section one at a time or...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

IBM MDM Support of PosgreSQL as repository database

We have got information that such feature is being implemented half year back. We tried to ask about the status via support case and have been forwarded to this tool as the proper channel for the question. Is our information correct that the featu...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

MDM SE: Support newer versions of java in madapi.jar

Currently madapi.jar only works with java 8*. Any newer version breaks due to issues with how java 9 repackaged xml based classes, and any fix will need code changes. Since other java components require newer versions of java (e.g. the latest spri...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration