Tag "Data Governance"

The Evolving Chief Data Officer Role: Driving Revenue and Profitability

Somebody at a conference once said to me: “Nobody knows what the role of a Chief Data Officer is, and if they did, they would not take the job!” That was 18 months ago, and even though the definition of the CDO role has clarified a great deal, but the improved role clarity has not reduced the challenge one iota.

Building Capabilities That Future Proof Your Data Management Investment

I had the pleasure of attending a presentation by a vice president of a regional bank. He led the presentation with this statement, “What is important to our customer is important to our Bank”. Customer success is a key factor for any business, but banks are finding it necessary to compete in today’s environment. This... more

Transformation Competency: It’s Time to Get Good at It

This is the third of three posts covering the core aspects of the next-generation integration competency center that we’re calling Enterprise Data Competency. In previous posts, we started with integration competency—the basic but increasingly challenging task of making all your data streams play nicely together—and then moved to information competency, which is the ability to... more

Information Competency: Some Data Just Matters More

This is the second of three collaborative posts (Part I) in which David Lyle, Rob Karel and I take an introductory look at the next-generation Integration Competency Center that we’re calling Enterprise Data Competency (EDC). Our first post discussed integration competency, and the need for agility despite escalating complexity. We also considered that most businesses... 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.

Customer Movers and Shakers: Thank You for Charting New Data Frontiers!

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

HIPAA Compliance at Informatica

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

Festo: Evolutionary Interaction Towards Production Methods of the Future

“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