Training offering

Fast Lane Deutschland

Using InfoSphere MDM Server for PIM V9


Length: 3.0 Days
Course code: DC722G
Delivery method: Classroom
Price: 2290 EUR
This training is available on request.
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Using InfoSphere MDM Server for PIM is an exciting new course tailored for those who want to get a jump start on IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management for PIM. This course is designed to provide not only the essentials of understanding Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) concepts but also covers a breadth of InfoSphere MDM Server for PIM feature functions that will leave you more than equipped to tackle daily responsibilities. You will explore how to easily create data objects, items, categories, and other artifacts that will assist in creating the master data solution. To round out the course, engage in an optional hands-on case study whereby you can apply your newly gained knowledge to plan, design and build an MDM Server for PIM solution.


This is a basic course for business analysts, developers, implementation consultants, support engineers, technical sales and marketing individuals, sales and marketing individuals, project managers, and system administrators.


There are no prerequisites for this course other than an understanding of using a web browser.


  • Explore Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) concepts
  • Discuss PIM and use case scenarios for MDM Server for PIM implementations
  • Overview of MDM Server for PIM project lifecycle
  • Discuss the MDM Server for PIM architecture
  • Construct MDM Server for PIM data objects, attribute definitions, specification, organization, and hierarchies
  • Explore the definition, purpose and function of workflows, and the steps involved in creating a workflow
  • Examine the various stages of a PIM implementation


  • MDM Concepts
  • Business Case for MDM Server for PIM
  • Typical PIM Models
  • MDMPIM Implementation Methodology
  • MDMPIM Architecture and Fundamentals
  • Introduction to MDM Server for PIM Features and Functions:
    • Data Objects and Content Modeling
    • Attribute Collections and Views
    • Specifications
    • Browsing, Searching and Selecting items
    • Security, Organizations, Access Control Groups and Roles
    • Workflows and Collaborations
    • Importing and Exporting

Course agenda

Day 1

MDMPIM Overview (1 day)

  • Unit 1: Introduction
  • Unit 2: Concepts of MDM
  • Unit 3: MDMPIM Business Case
  • Unit 4: PIM Models
  • Unit 5: Methodology
  • Unit 6: Architecture

Working with MDMPIM

  • Unit 7: Data Objects and content modeling

Initializing MDMPIM

  • Lab Exercises

Data Objects and Content Modeling

  • Lab Exercises

Day 2

Working with MDMPIM (continued)

  • Unit 8: Attribute Collections and Views
  • Lab Exercises
  • Unit 9: Specifications
  • Lab Exercises
  • Unit 10: Browsing, Searching and Selecting
  • Lab Exercises
  • Unit 11: Security: Organizations, Access Control Groups, and Roles
  • Lab Exercises
  • Unit 12: Workflows and Collaboration Areas
  • Lab Exercises

Day 3

Working with MDMPIM (continued)

  • Unit 13: Importing to and Exporting from Existing MDMPIM
  • Lab Exercises

MDMPIM Case Study (optional)

  • Case Study: Work Time and Presentations
  • Discuss challenges

Course Review and Evaluation