What is IBM DataStage?

IBM DataStage’s website describes it as: "Explore IBM DataStage, a powerful, scalable ETL platform that delivers near real-time integration of all data types across on-premises and cloud environments."

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Some frequently asked questions about IBM DataStage
  • Does IBM DataStage have: *Training and Development? Nope.
    Create, assign, track, and manage employee's initial and ongoing training to standardize and enhance the employee training experience
  • Does IBM DataStage have: *Integration Facilitator? Nope.
    Provides a platform allowing multiple products or modules to integrate with one another
  • Does IBM DataStage have: Team Collaboration? Yes!
    Provide tools that allow teams to work together within the tool
  • Does IBM DataStage have: Data Validation? Yes!
    Determine data conforms to preset restrictions and rules
  • Does IBM DataStage have: Visual Performance Analytics? Yes!
    Track performance or project progress and generate graphs, charts and visuals based on the data
Founded

1911

Est. Annual Revenue

$10B+

Employees

100K+

LinkedIn

N/A

Twitter

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Evaluating IBM DataStage without Clearfind
1 - 12 months of research and meetings
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Comb through full software ecosystem and do many hours of research to understand each potential competitor.
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Put all competitors on a spreadsheet, and become an expert in the software category to compare the products.
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Add criteria to the spreadsheet through your research of what each product does, based on research.
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Score each product against criteria. Add new criteria as you research to score, go back and re-score each other product. Realize some are marketing jargon, remove and re-score products.
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Contact internal power users and product owners. Convince them to do a review with you and develop a process.
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Take in their criteria of why the teams have one product over the other. Do this for all products in comparison set.
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Compare your criteria and scoring to the teams reasoning for needing their software. Go back to the teams with clarifying questions.
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Realize some of the features they think are unique to their platform may be accommodated in the other platform.
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Demo the other platform to be sure, take screenshots. Reach out to the vendors of the software, have one meeting to tell them your process. Have another meeting to do a demo of the product functionality.
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Have a demo with the stakeholders to convince them they would be fine with the other product.
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