Along with all the excitement over artificial intelligence and machine learning, there’s an acknowledgement that none of this is possible without one essential raw material: data, and lots of it. As data gets rolled into these systems, and these systems increasingly gain the ability to intelligently act on this data without human intervention, we witness... more
Data fragmentation and poor quality data are significant challenges for large organizations around the world. The old computing adage of “garbage in, garbage out” is as true now as it has ever been and inconsistencies between data processing done in separate, parallel point-to-point integrations feeding different systems done on a project basis over time can... more
B2B Integration Trigger Warning?
There are several reasons why a B2B integration update may soon be triggered in your company-- Your business may be struggling to find more ways to meet the needs of increasingly demanding business executives, customers, and trading partners. You may be looking to find more efficiency wherever possible. You could be quickly facing requests from the business for changes to your B2B processes which are mandated by a slew of new 2017 regulations. Or perhaps you need to increase the reliability of your business-to-business interactions by maintaining up-to-date, synchronized data between different systems which creates better and more agile business decisions based on the most current data - a common them among many clients.
If you are like most enterprises, AWS is a major destination in your cloud journey. And AWS re:Invent a not-to-be missed cloud-fest event. Informatica is the company to meet at re:Invent to learn how data can accelerate your AWS success. As you take your journey to cloud, you will likely be evolving a hybrid cloud... more
Recently I was at Da Vinci: The Ultimate Innovator special exhibition in Space and Aviation museum in San Diego. Leonardo da Vinci is the greatest inventor in the history. He created futuristic inventions, spectacular sketches and designs that should have revolutionized technology during his time and now. But his work had very little impact to... more
Informatica is pleased to announce the availability of single-click deployment of PowerCenter (BYOL) on AWS Marketplace. Now you can launch and deploy Informatica PowerCenter on AWS with a push of a button. You can continue to install PowerCenter manually on AWS but we have simplified the experience for you by automatically provisioning a domain with... more
Organizations are looking for opportunities to reduce their on-premises datacenter footprint by offloading or extending on-premises applications, data warehouses, big data solutions to the cloud. Cloud deployments increase agility as they allow organizations to rapidly add new capabilities and scale up and down as their needs change. Cloud solutions free up IT resources from supporting... more
During a recent customer visit, we got discussing the financial impact of Data Governance. To help explain this point, I thought I’d share some of the more common problems associated with NOT having data governance. By looking at it from this point of view we can get an idea of what the business is doing... more
This just in! Informatica has been named a leader by Gartner in its Data Quality Tools Magic Quadrant. This is the tenth year in a row that Informatica has been a leader in the Data Quality Tools Magic Quadrant. We believe this impressive feat, of being a leader for the past decade, signifies Informatica’s deep... more
There’s often been talk of insatiable demand for data scientists, but you don’t have to be a “scientist” to benefit from this demand. Plus, you don’t need to be part of a distinct data analytics team or department – there is a need for skills all across enterprises. Data analysis as a broad discipline is... more