Top 20 Tibco CIM (MDM) Interview Question & Answers updated 2022

1.How MDM is Different?

TIBCO MDM offers a set of unique features and capabilities including:    Scalable Data Model The structure and services of data models  such as a global data synchronization network (GDSN), an ACORD-based data model, and/or any existing metadata that is required. This can then be increased from the general user interface (UI). Under the hood, TIBCO MDM automatically generates the necessary tables and columns to reflect the logical model formed.

2.What is MDM?

TIBCO MDM (MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT) is an event-driven solution designed specifically for fast-paced, multi-party, and multi-tier sharing environments. Combining an extensible master data storehouse and real-time data synchronization with a strong rules-based workflow engine, this solution can rapidly obey ever-changing requirements, while automating accessible manual business processes involved with managing master data. Out-of-the-box functionality includes support for multi-party, multi-tier teamwork among all parties that need to create, manage, and synchronize master data, enabling organizations to apply and start using the application quickly.

3.What is Data Warehousing?

A data warehouse is the main repository of an organization’s historical data, its corporate memory. It contains the raw material for management’s decision support system. The critical factor leading to the use of a data warehouse is that a data analyst can perform complex queries and analysis, such as data mining, on the information without slowing down the operational systems. Data warehousing collection of data designed to support management decision making. Data warehouses contain a wide variety of data that present a coherent picture of business conditions at a single point in time. It is a repository of integrated information, available for queries and analysis.

4.What are two accurate descriptions of a record that has conflict? 

A record has three versions and the same attribute in all versions has different values.

A record has two versions and the same attribute in both versions has different values.

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5.What can be used to retrieve all records that match a value across all repositories?

Text Search

6.What are the Key Features of TIBCO Collaborative Information Manager?

Flexible data model with powerful capabilities to manage cross-domain relationships and hierarchies

Rules engine to validate and transform information inbound and outbound

Process/workflow engine to automate processes for master data creation and maintenance; graphical process modeler

Out-of-the-box, information synchronization capabilities ranging from simple file-based exchanges to real-time bus-based integration

Web services API to utilize meta and master data in external processes, services, and portals and build a data services platform

Embedded distributed cache, multi-threading, and asynchronous processing for high volume, high throughput environments

Role and value based access and security

Business-friendly interface, web 2.0 UI technologies

Information search, reporting, and auditing capabilities

7.What are the Characteristics of a Collaborative Information Manager?

Loosely Coupled Product Architecture

Metadata Driven

Thin client application

Event-driven real-time architecture

High Performance

Adherence to standards

8.What are three special transitions for the purpose of processing exceptions? 




9.Which activity must be used to send an e-mail message?


10.Which statement is true about installing TIBCO MDM in a clustered environment?

CIM instances in the cluster must run on the same JVM version.

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11.What are two accurate descriptions of a record that has conflict? 

1.Record has three versions and the same attribute in all versions has different values.

2.A record has two versions and the same attribute in both versions has different values.

12.What are the different types of Transactions TIBCO provides?

TIBCO Business Works offers a variety of types of transactions that can be used in different situations. You can use the type of transaction that suits the needs of your integration project. When you create a transaction group, you must specify the type of transaction. TIBCO Business Works supports the following types of transactions:


Java Transaction API (JTA) User Transaction

XA Transaction 

13.Which security mechanisms are supported in TIBCO Business Works?

a)username / password

b)certificate / private key and SSL

14.A TIBCO Business Works application you are developing uses JMS messaging where the messages only reside on the local campus. How should you implement conversation level security?

Provide the appropriate certificates and define the connection used by the message producers and consumers to use SSL

15.Which statement is true about the maximum number of EAI steps allowed in a process?

There is no limit.

16.Which two Record permissions should be denied to prohibit a user from adding new records? (Choose two.)

Copy and Create.

17.When a Record Add work item is rejected and sent for correction, which Business Process Rule must be set to create a new work item?

Data Custodian 

18.Copy metadata allows you to export or import which four objects? 

1) Output Map

2) Synchronization Format

3) Business Process Rules

4) Repository

19.What is used to group a set of related attributes together in a repository?

Attribute groups

20.Which two statements are true about work items? (Choose two.)

A. All approved work items must be ASYNCHRO in execution mode.

B.  Another work item must be created for users who have already had a work item in a particular event.

C. The number of work items that need to be completed can be configured in the workflow.

D.  The default action of the Manager Work item activity is to CLOSE a work item.

Ans: C,D.