It’s Almost Here: Informatica World 2017 Partner Preview

Informatica World 2017Are you ready to learn which industry trends are driving new partner revenue? Are you interested in developing new ideas around Informatica solutions while engaging with industry experts, colleagues and peers? Informatica World 2017 is just around the corner and I’m excited to share the following opportunities that await you at our biggest event of the year!

With exciting announcements around our new brand identity, products, and strategic direction, together we are rolling out one of the most important transformations in Informatica history and you will be among the first to witness the unveiling! More importantly, our new focused direction will enable you to better serve your customers to drive their digital evolution with innovations that rise above the competition.

Learn from industry experts and technology visionaries

On Monday, May 15, 2017, I encourage you to join leading analysts from Gartner, TDWI and Constellation research as they discuss their “Industry Perspectives.” These three 90-minute sessions focus on Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Big Data and Master Data Management (MDM) – including use cases alongside today’s hottest industry trends.

Plus, Informatica’s key technology partners, Salesforce, Amazon, Tableau, Google and Microsoft will be on-hand to discuss tactical integrations and cloud best practices. Armed with these insights and implementation resources, you will be poised to replicate strategic solutions for your accounts while driving new business.

At the general sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, renowned technology journalist, author and co-founder of Recode, Kara Swisher, joins as Master of Ceremonies – and it’s safe to say there will be surprises! Wednesday, Michael Lewis, best-selling author of “The Big Short” and “Moneyball,” takes the stage to share fresh ideas on how data is profoundly impacting the global market.

Build your Informatica knowledge

Informatica World 2017 offers plenty of opportunities for gaining invaluable product knowledge and experience. Roll up your sleeves at deep dive sessions, engage with product experts at roundtables, and join the following product tracks where 100+ organizations will showcase how they use data to power business and gain competitive advantages:

What’s more, Architecture Day showcases leading architects and thought-leaders, who will share approaches, challenges, and best practices for building data management infrastructure to accelerate business growth.

Network, network, network!

Of course, no Informatica event would be complete without an abundance of networking opportunities! I’m personally excited about the Partner Zone meetings where Informatica teams and partners come together to discuss, your front-line challenges, and how we can work together to achieve your goals. Contact your Partner Sales Manager to schedule your meeting!

In addition, you can personally meet our teams and your peers while learning the “ins and outs” of Informatica products and solutions during the breakout sessions led by our product teams.

Grow relationships with peers and customers

Maximize your time at Informatica World 2017 as you listen to implementation successes shared by your peers and customers including Nissan, PayPal and Coca-Cola. These are sure to spark new solution ideas and go-to-market strategies, it is also a great opportunity for your prospects and customers alike to learn about our products and solutions. As this event is not just for partners, I encourage you to invite your clients along for the fun. Doing so will not only strengthen your relationships, but help build excitement around our new strategies!

Solution Expo

The Solution Expo is the place to explore how your partner peers are using Informatica solutions to drive digital disruption for their customers and industries.

A huge thank-you to Accenture, our Diamond sponsor and to all of our Informatica World sponsors. Your commitment to Informatica and this event is hugely appreciated.

Cannot Attend Informatica World? Tune in Online

If you cannot be there in person, we encourage you to tune into Silicon Angle’s theCUBE for live interviews and analysis. You can also follow the action on Twitter using the #INFA17 and following @INFAPartners.

To learn more, explore the Informatica World 2017 agenda.

For all of us on the partner team, we look forward to seeing you in San Francisco. Please stop by the Partner Zone to discuss how we can propel your business, together. Hope to see you there!