Australia Department of Innovation, Industry, Science & Research

Australia’s Department of Innovation, Industry, Science & Research runs the website business.gov.au, a portal to business data that Australian companies of all sizes use to connect with the government and each other.


“Identity search is a particularly difficult thing to do well. Trials with the product and talking to other agencies convinced us that Informatica has expertise in this area.”

— Paul Griffin, General Manager, business.gov.au


Business Need

Assist the growth of key industry sectors and small business through advice, encouragement, statistics, innovation and investment.

Make it easier for organizations of all sizes to do business with the government.



Complete identity data searches and matches despite input errors and omissions.

Support a high volume of searches on very large databases.

Deliver highly accurate results.


Solutions & Results

Delivered five million searches a month.

Searched a database of more than six million business numbers and 14 million names.

Overcame spelling, phonetic, and other errors to deliver fast, relevant results.


Technologies Used

Informatica Identity Resolution

Increases operational efficiency and effectiveness with highly accurate, multilanguage identity data.

Success Stories

Queensland Police Service

The Queensland Police Service saved 79 years of manual merging time and more than $4.4 million in staff salaries

Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health freed resources to focus on research collaboration and new health reform initiatives

The Netherlands Ministry of Defense

Deployed PowerCenter to standardize data migration methodology for greater efficiency.