Topic "Big Data"

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

Informatica Recognized as the Best Solution Award for Driving Customer Insights at Cloudera’s annual Partner Summit

I’m excited to share that Informatica was recently recognized as the Best Solution to ‘Drive Customer Insights’ at Cloudera’s 6th annual Partner Summit, held on September 10, 2018 in New York City! The Award The partner award recognizes the strong collaboration and unified focus between Informatica and Cloudera to help drive greater customer value and... more

Little Kids, Little Problems, Big Kids, Big Problems

I was talking with a colleague recently about our kids and we were sharing stories about the challenges of raising them. While Jim is starting out on the journey (his kids are 1 and 3), I am nearing the end of the journey (I hope), with two young adults – 18 and 21. During our... more

NextGen Operational Insights for Informatica Big Data Management

Informatica is happy to announce the next generation of operational monitoring and analytics for Big Data Management (BDM) on Operational Insights. Operational Insights is a hybrid cloud service to help efficiently operationalize Informatica BDM and/or PowerCenter environments. Operational Insights helps successful implementation of BDM by providing An integrated dashboard to view the health of all... more

A New World Order: From Debits and Credits to Policies and Catalogs

When medieval Europe moved towards a monetary economy it became necessary for merchants to account for multiple transactions financed by bank loans. In 1494 Luca Pacioli a Franciscan monk conveniently published the first known work on double entry bookkeeping. This simple concept of debits and credits has been the mechanism behind the financial systems that... more

Big Data Management is Cloud Ready at Informatica World 2018

Sometimes people lose sight of the “why” of big data. It’s all about delivering actionable insights that will give your organization a leg up on your competition. This can be by creating new sources of revenue, new analytics insights to drive better customer experiences, or even new insights that will save lives. Initiatives like this... more

Column Similarity: Metadata Intelligence for Curation and Consumption

Ability to accurately label columns, attributes and fields is a critical requirement for both data discovery and data governance. However, organizations can have millions of datasets and hundreds of millions of columns/fields in various structured and semi-structured data sources, making it impossible to manually curate them one by one. Also, not all columns represent unique... more