Machine Learning and AI: The Hype is Real When it Comes to Data

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C-Suite Relationships: The CIO-CISO Partnership

This is the final post in my short series on CIO relationships across the business. Read the overview and the posts on the CEO and CMO dynamics. Believe it or not, IT’s role in the enterprise is not to make other functions happy — even though IT provides technology to help business teams meet their... more

Machine Learning Talent in Short Supply: Opportunity for Some, Crises for Others

Machine learning – a piece of the artificial intelligence constellation – holds a lot of promise for enterprises, enabling programs and algorithms to become ever more intelligent.  However, there’s one problem: even the best-educated humans need more learning before they can understand machine learning. Bob Hayes, a professional data scientist and keen observer of all... more

Not Your Usual Business Rules for Data Quality

Every business rule is a mission statement in miniature. Every good rule says something meaningful about your organization – where you are today, what direction you’re headed, where you want to be. But how do you define your rules? How do you work out their logic, agree on their conditions for success? Most importantly, how... more

Masking Data on the Web (HTTP Masking)

One of the primary problems faced by Enterprises these days is “Data Security”. Below is a hypothetical conversation with a prospective customer who is on the lookout for a Data Masking solution that would work seamlessly as per their needs without amalgamating into their business logic. Customer: Our organization has lots of data and we need... more

Data Monetization: Pie in the Sky?

Over the course of the last year increasingly more clients have been inquiring with us about the topic of “Data Monetization”. In other words, they wanted to learn more about how Informatica enables their ability to “sell” their existing data from operations instead of just archiving them away or deleting them. As you can imagine,... more

Providence St. Joseph Health – A “Don’t Miss” Presentation at HIMSS18

I’m delighted that Kim Jackson, Vice President, Products, Strategy and Governance at Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) will be presenting at this year’s HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas – one of the largest gatherings of Health IT professions, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Her topic is Breaking Down Barriers... more

HIMSS 2018: What a Difference a Year Makes!

At last year’s HIMSS conference Informatica displayed our newly acquired Axon Data Governance, along with our next generation intelligent data applications – Enterprise Data Catalog and Enterprise Data Lake. This year we are back with the same applications, but now with live demonstrations that showcase the power and value of comprehensive integration between these applications,... more