MDM 10.1: Configuring Informatica Data Director

ExistBI is an Informatica Partner

Course Description

ExistBI is an Authorized Informatica Training Partner. Our trainers are certified, enthusiastic and extremely experienced. We deliver classic or fit for purpose Informatica MDM training curriculums in your office or via instructor-led virtual classroom to meet the needs of your organization.

An introduction to the concept of Master Data Management using the Informatica MDM Data Director tool, and the essential terminologies/concepts used for developing the IDD applications. These concepts are necessary to understand what goes into an IDD implementation and introduces the users to the fundamental capabilities of the IDD user interface. Review the creation of new IDD applications, configuring different types of searches, utilizing cleanse functions, designing start pages for different roles, developing business entity schemas, and defining workflows and tasks.

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe terms and concepts around MDM and Data Governance Use MDM components
  • Create an IDD application and configure application-level properties
  • Create subject areas and subject area groups
  • Relate base object relationships with subject area relationships
  • Configure lookups
  • Utilize MDM Hub cleanse functions from within the IDD application
  • Configure data search capabilities
  • Import and export bulk master data within IDD
  • Track data changes with timeline
  • Access hierarchies from IDD
  • Configure workflows, tasks, and IDD security
  • Localize an IDD application and configure custom help
  • Configure IDD application to access Hierarchy Manager
  • Customize user interface extensions
  • Learn and use e360 framework
  • Learn and understand the usage of the Provisioning tool

Course Summary

Next Public Course Dates

UK & Europe:

  • 23 - 25 July 2024
  • 13 - 15 August 2024
  • 27 - 29 August 2024

US & Canada:

  • 6 - 8 August 2024
  • 20 - 22 August 2024
  • 3 - 5 September 2024

More dates

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  • 3 Days
Available Formats
  • Public Virtual Live Instructor-Led
  • Private Virtual Live Instructor-Led
  • Private Onsite
  • 60% theoretical, 40% practical
  • Developers
  • Data Architects, and
  • Data Governance Managers

Course Modules


  • Define Master Data
  • Identify the challenges and high-level of master data across multiple applications
  • Introduce the concept of Data Governance and its Framework
  • List some of the primary drivers for Data Governance
  • Relate the MDM Hub with Informatica Data Director (IDD)
  • Describe the key functionalities of Informatica Data Director (IDD)
  • Identify the IDD Components and pre-configuration steps
  • Configure custom start page for a role

Upcoming Public Virtual Live Instructor-led Course Dates

UK & Europe:

US & Canada:

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