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Data 4.0: The Soul of Digital Transformation

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A Business 360 Delivers Context to Realize a Successful Digital Transformation

Digital transformation has been a strategic corporate initiative for some time. Since the rapid onset of COVID-19, the pressure to transform has accelerated and become mission critical as digital has become the primary—or only—channel for most industries. What is digital transformation? Fundamentally, it is about converting analog processes to a digital format. The result is... more

Leave No Metadata Behind with AI-powered Enterprise Data Catalog Advanced Scanners

Metadata connectivity is a critical component of data cataloging. It  helps establish the unified metadata foundation required to drive successful data-driven digital transformation initiatives with intelligence and automation.  At Informatica, we have been working with many of the leading Global 2000 and Fortune 500 enterprises across industries and geographies to help them intelligently catalog and... more

An iPaaS Designed for Business Continuity: Keeping Your Mission-Critical Operations Up and Running

The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for operational resilience in the wake of unexpected business disruptions. IT leaders have been busy reviewing their business processes and technology stacks to make sure they support one of the central mandates of executive leadership: business continuity. For many of these leaders, cloud services like integration platform as... more

Rein in Improper Government Payments With Data Management

Improper payments have been a growing challenge for government entities as they work to support citizens in times of crisis. In 2019, over $175 billion in improper payments were issued by the Federal Government. That’s a 15% increase from 2018. Underlying factors around improper payments are not always due to fraud—inaccurate citizen data, coding errors,... more

Six Steps to Sustainable Privacy Maturity

Co-authored with Graham Thomas, Cognizant Global Head of Data Privacy. Is privacy dropping off the corporate agenda? Even as regulations and legislation for data protection march on, an alarming number of privacy programs are being quietly pushed to the back burner. A global assessment conducted by Informatica and Cognizant reveals that organizations are shrugging off... more

Keep your foot on the pedal – the privacy protection journey has only just begun

Co-authored with Nathan Turajski, Informatica Senior Director, Product Marketing.  Privacy regulation is on the march. Companies are being hit with mega-fines while new sets of rules keep coming into force, yet many organizations seem to be in data denial. Global market assessments carried out by Informatica and Cognizant reveal a litany of once-active privacy programs... more

Powering Customer Experience with Salesforce and Informatica

Sales, marketing, and customer service leaders have been in a race to provide the best possible customer experience ever since they learned how much it can help drive revenue. The decision-making needed to successfully accomplish this requires speedy access to good, clean data. For many companies, that data starts with Salesforce. The cornerstone for providing... more

Data Quality Is Central to All Data Integration Projects

When doing some research for this article I came across the following quote from TDWI in 2006: “Profiling, data quality, and data integration are three business practices that go together like bread, butter, and jam. . . data management professionals and their business counterparts need to coordinate efforts and design projects that integrate all three... more

Data 4.0: A New 360-Degree Perspective With Master Data Management

We’ve been on an exponential path with data over the last decade. During Data 1.0, we used data to drive specific business applications and those applications managed master data. Data 2.0 saw data supporting enterprise-wide business processes and we used master data management (MDM) tools to ensure consistency of master data across applications. And in... more