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Informatica Certification: Why Performance-Based Testing?

Why performance based testing? Performance based testing measures your ability to apply your knowledge and achieve a specific outcome. Customer success demands that a practitioner’s ability to implement, configure and use our products is validated. (more…)

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Introducing the All New Informatica Certified Professional Program

Last week at Informatica World 2012, Informatica University announced the launch of a completely redesigned and rebuilt Informatica Certified Professional (ICP) program.

The ICP program has one goal – to provide Informatica customers with assurance that those consultants working on their data integration initiatives possess the skills and knowledge required to deliver successful outcomes and maximize return on data. (more…)

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That’s a Wrap – Informatica World 2012!

What an amazing week we had last week in Vegas with the Informatica community. I hope you all enjoyed the conference as much as I did. Having spent the last year pulling together the various components, it is wonderful when it all comes together! There were many memorable highlights ranging from  the Product Councils on the Monday, to the pool party that evening to the keynotes on Tuesday including the launch of the Informatica 9.5 Platform, breakouts, hands-on labs, the Executive Summit, the Advisory Boards, the party at Haze nightclub and the closing keynotes.

Here are a few of my favorites – what are yours? (more…)

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Informatica University…….Accelerate Your Return On Data

As we look at 2012 it is abundantly clear that the importance of “data” is on the rise….big data, data management, master data management (MDM), data governance….these major trends are all getting increased attention in business, technology and mainstream media. Considering that data management was even mentioned by President Obama during the recent State of the Union Address, it’s safe to say that data’s time has definitely come!

Successfully executing any one of these data-centered initiatives and realizing the desired ‘return on data’ requires one fundamental ingredient……data you and your business users can trust.  After all, without confidence in the data you are relying on, it’s back to the old adage of ‘garbage in, garbage out’.  Fortunately, Informatica’s relentless pursuit to be a leader in data integration means you have the right MDM, data quality and data integration tools to help get the job done. (more…)

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How Are You Enabling Your Organizations Business Performance?

Are you accelerating your company’s project delivery needs?

Many Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies understand that their mission-critical data must be managed, so if you are a developer with the desire to work faster and better you should think about Informatica University Training and Certification.

Why? Because you can establish yourself as a key resource with the skills and experience to 1) ensure a trusted view of your organization’s business data, 2) to accelerate your company’s project delivery needs, or just 3) to demonstrate that you have the needed skills to provide your business the right information at the right time. (more…)

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Informatica University – Helping Accelerate Return on Data

Welcome to the first Informatica University blog!  I am very excited to share the launch of Informatica University with you, our loyal education services customers and partners.

Informatica University’s singular mission is to ensure that you have the skills and knowledge needed to accelerate your return on data.

So, why did we choose to launch a new brand for our education, training and certification offerings?  To maximize the return from the significant investments you have made in our technology to solve your business critical data issues, we knew that we needed to provide you with the best training and certification possible.  The launch of Informatica University reflects the evolution of our programs to meet that objective. (more…)

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Tony Young Celebrates Informatica Marketplace’s First Birthday

Informatica CIO, Tony Young talks about what’s happened in the last year with the Informatica Marketplace. Hear him talk about the adoption, its growth and why customers keep coming back for more.

 

 

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Astonishing Growth In Integration Jobs: Certification Is Key

This article is one of a series on the topic of Knowledge Transfer, Best Practices, Training and Certification within the Data Integration community. Click here for an overview of the series.

Data Integration is a high growth software industry. Gartner recently published a new research report looking into the enterprise software market (“Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Infrastructure Software Worldwide, 2009-2014, 2Q10 Update”, July 16, 2010). The report states:

The infrastructure market, which includes all the software to build, run and manage an enterprise, is the largest segment in terms of revenue and the fastest-growing through the forecast period at 5.8% CAGR. The hottest markets in this segment are security (10% CAGR), data integration and data quality (9.4% CAGR), business intelligence (8.2% CAGR) and virtualization (7.1% CAGR). (more…)

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