Tag "Data Governance"
Data integration is complex for most enterprises, but it doesn’t need to be. Even though data integration is a pretty well understood IT discipline, there seems to be a lot of confusion out there, which leads to lots of mistakes being made. Many of these mistakes are very avoidable. To that point, we need to... more
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.
I am fortunate to work closely with Informatica customers. Customers who are defining data governance, bringing meaning to the term “self-service analytics” and championing cross-functional data ownership – with an entrepreneurial mindset. They are not deterred by the complexity of cross-functional projects or… the word no. Top of mind is Terri Mikol, Director of Data... more
Informatica has achieved compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) for the current suite of iPaaS products. HIPAA addresses the use and disclosure of individuals’ health information — called protected health information (PHI) — by organizations subject to the Privacy Rule — called covered entities — as well as standards for the rights... more
“Originally published by Sandy Strasser, Produktkulturmagazin Q2, 2016 – An interview with Informatica customer Festo, about business outcomes, drivers and best practices of master data management in manufacturing.” The real and virtual worlds are becoming ever more entwined, modern information and communication technologies are merging with industrial processes and are consequently changing the production landscape to... more
Too often, data management is overlooked in the rush to show the results of analytics investments, but will really pay to take a step back, think about the new data requirements, and how you are going to meet them.
With fifteen years of experience working with healthcare data, Alex Zimmerman, director of data management and business intelligence at Christus Health, was welcomed as a bit of a rock star at the recently concluded Informatica World 2016. Business and technology leaders from across industries had assembled specifically to hear him share his insights about data... more
Data Governance requires people, processes, and technology to collaborate seamlessly in order to be successful. But it can be executed using different frameworks and operating models, depending on project needs. During Informatica World, a Data Governance customer panel featured a selection of use cases and styles that showcased a wide range of strategies. Through presentations... more
Enterprises need to dip their toes cautiously into data lakes – not because the technology isn’t sufficient to support these vast data stores, but because the people and organizations that use them may not be ready. That’s one of the takeaways from a panel I moderated at the recent Data Summit, held in New York,... more
Despite significant investments in Data Governance programs, Chief Data Officers, and Tools, financial services companies (buy side, sell side, insurance, banking, etc.) of all sizes continue to struggle with the quality of data in their enterprise as evidenced by a recent survey and white paper completed by WBR and Informatica “Modernizing Data Quality & Governance:... more