The Total Economic Impact of IBM Infosphere Master Data Management

In December 2010, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the IBM® InfoSphere™ Master Data Management (MDM) solution. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of IBM InfoSphere MDM on their organizations. This study discusses IBM® InfoSphere™ MDM Server as well as IBM® Initiate® Master Data Service® and IBM® InfoSphere™ MDM Server for Product Information Management (PIM). The financial analysis includes the first two, while the use of InfoSphere MDM Server for PIM is described qualitatively.