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What the Financial Services Industry Can Learn from Their Youngest Clients

Kids these days! They love their interwebs and their snappy-chatty apps. They love instant access to data. They love having control over virtually every aspect of their lives, whether that’s hailing an Uber or pre-ordering that latte from Starbucks, so it’s ready when they walk in the door. And guess what? They also love to... more

GDPR: Does Brexit change anything?

The recent UK referendum vote to leave the EU (Brexit) doesn’t change the need for Financial Services institutions to become GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant by May 2018. Doesn’t ‘Brexit’ change all this for UK Financial Services institutions? In the short term the answer is NO! UK Financial Services institutions are still going to... more

How Cleveland Clinic Made the Business Case to Invest in Data Governance for Analytics

When talking to customers about analytics, I am frequently asked about how to build the business case for data governance for analytics initiatives. That is a great question and my first response is that it is always easier to design it in up front than to try to retrofit it after the fact. But, let’s get back to the question.

Q&A from “Quantifying the True Value of Collaborative Data Prep” Webinar with Blue Hill Research

Our curious audience sure inspired a lively discussion during our webinar “Quantifying the True Value of Collaborative Data Prep” with James Haight of Blue Hill Research and Andrew Comstock, Director of Product Management for Informatica Data Preparation. Insights are best when shared. So we thought we’d share the top questions from the audience, along James... more

Informatica for Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

As data gravity shifts to the cloud, more and more businesses are able to reduce their on-premise software footprint by redirecting workloads to public clouds such as Microsoft Azure. The benefits of doing this are numerous: the ability to capitalize on new business opportunities, reduce costs and improving agility using self-service, instantly scalable provisioning. Microsoft... more

Data Integration and Wearables

How do we get wearables to ‘talk’ to EHRs, without expensive custom interfaces? MedCity News published an article that covers “4 questions every healthcare provider should ask about fitness wearables.” When asking “What’s the cost of data integration?”, the article states that “Wearables and EHRs don’t share the same operating systems, thus requiring the building... more