Data 4.0: The Soul of Digital Transformation

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Digital Commerce Trends Impacting Product Experience in 2021

One of the biggest takeaways from 2020 has been the accelerated shift towards digital commerce channels due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. “Contactless” shopping has quickly become a key consumer request across sales channels and e-commerce continues to grow at a speedy rate despite global economic uncertainty. The themes of this year’s National Retail Federation (NRF)... more

Three Reasons to Celebrate Informatica’s Customer 360 SaaS

As we kick off the much-anticipated start of 2021, I am excited to share Informatica’s latest game-changing innovation: Customer 360 Software as a Service (SaaS). Leveraging more than 25 years of experience and innovation, we are redefining the capabilities of modern MDM with an all-in-one approach while maintaining the comprehensiveness and power that made us... more

Genworth Financial Accelerates Data Governance Initiatives with Catalog of Catalogs

Implementing a comprehensive enterprise-wide data governance and compliance strategy is a top priority for enterprises of all types and sizes, especially those in regulated industries.  Ask any data governance expert, compliance officer, or Chief Data Officer and they will tell you that it is a critical component of their data management strategy. Enterprises today recognize... more

People-Centric Governance – How Bristol Myers Squibb Takes a Personal Approach to Data

Over the past year, we’ve focused our Data Empowerment Experts series on data governance leaders who are empowering their organizations with trusted data. At the end of the day, empowerment is equal parts data and people. Enterprises need to be concerned that their data can deliver value, and that it can be trusted, easily found, understood, and accessed by the people in their organizations who need... more

2021 Data Management Predictions for Financial Services

The new year brings new challenges and opportunities across the financial services industry as banks, brokerages, and life and P&C insurance companies prepare to enter it with enthusiasm and caution. To help shed some light on what might be in store, I’ve compiled a list of the top predictions in 2021 across financial services:  The... more

A Toast to Our Intelligent Data Disruptors This Holiday Season

As the end of 2020 approaches and the holiday season is in full swing, we’re raising our glasses to celebrate our Informatica customers—our Intelligent Data Disruptors. Our customers have made 2020 a monumental year with their data-driven initiatives. Here are a few success stories we’re excited to shine some extra light on this holiday season:... more

A Case to Reconstruct the World of Business Applications with Data Governance

Many industries worldwide deploy a wide variety of Business Applications (BAs) as a channel to offer services and, in return, they can capture, funnel, store and retrieve data which they can use for business activities such as reporting, predictive analytics, and other operations. Depending on the industry type, BAs can provide a wide array of... more

Reflections on a Year of Empowerment—Creating Value from Trusted Data at McGraw- Hill Education

In January of this year, I introduced a new webinar series featuring data governance leaders who are empowering their organizations with trusted data. As part of that series, I’ve had the privilege to sit down each and every month with a collection of experts to highlight their journey, showcase their success, and share their insights on how to get the... more

Prevent Unemployment Fraud with State-Level Data Management

The US Department of Labor (DOL) released a goal statement in FY20 that “By September 30, 2021, the Unemployment Insurance (UI) improper payment rate will be 9.0 percent.” This was against the backdrop of earlier congressional testimony by Scott S. Dahl, DOL’s Inspector General, estimating $26 billion in improper payments made through the UI program... more

Partnering for Digital Transformation? Maximize Value with Collaborative Partnerships

“Enterprise businesses will have 83% of their workloads in the cloud by the end of 2020” (Source: Forbes). This digital transformation journey continues to accelerate in the current environment, as enterprises consider their strategies post pandemic. Enterprise businesses are taking advantage of the acceleration and scale offered by cloud providers to maximize the value of... more