Topic "Big Data"

How Informatica Uses Machine Learning and AI to Improve the Productivity of Big Data Users

With IT budgets growing slowly, if at all, IT leaders know that increasing productivity is essential. There are three key ways to accomplish this when it comes to managing complex enterprise data environments: Deploy data lakes to automate and manage digital transformation solutions Enable self-service analytics for non-technical users Leverage machine learning to automate data... more

Real-Time IoT Data Ingestion and Predictive Analytics Using Spark Structured Streaming and Informatica

IoT and streaming data is increasingly becoming a competitive differentiator for enhancing customer experience, improving operational efficiency, and real-time business decision making. According to Gartner, “By 2022, more than half of major new business systems will incorporate continuous intelligence that uses real-time context data to improve decisions.”[1] With the adoption of streaming data, enterprises are... more

AI-Powered Privacy and Management for Petabyte-Packed Cloud Data Lakes

We now have data lakes with petabytes of data, being updated in real time with IoT, social and mobile information. Then there are tens of thousands of users accessing the data across various lines of your business: finance, sales, marketing, service, procurement, research & development, manufacturing, logistics and distribution. At this scale the only way... more

Collaborative Data Discovery with Enterprise Data Catalog

Harry Potter fans will remember the scene from “Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows” where upon entering the Lestrange vault, the treasures start multiplying repeatedly because of the Gemini curse (doubling charm). The objects in the vault proliferate rapidly, the duplicates multiplying themselves, and duplicates resulting from those duplications, ad infinitum, nearly crushing our heroes. If... more

Transform Customer Experience with an Intelligent Data Catalog

As enterprises embark on their digital transformation journey, transforming customer experience has emerged as the north star guiding this journey and ensuring focus on the right set of priorities. Enterprises are engaging with their customers across multiple channels – physical, web, mobile, social media, IoT – generating a vast digital exhaust of data. Enterprises have... more

3 Reasons Why Data Lakes Have Not Delivered Business Value and What You Can Do About It

As a new employee at Informatica leading product marketing for our big data management portfolio, I’ve been spending a lot of time evaluating the data management landscape for analytics. One CIO.com article caught my eye. In “6 Data Analytics Trends That Will Dominate 2018,” journalist Thor Olavsrud posited that “Data lakes will need to demonstrate... more