Topic "Informatica Platform"
You’ve undoubtedly heard all the hype about the volume of data doubling every two years. The sad fact is that first, it’s true and second, 50% of data is coming from external (read: less controllable) sources. That means it’s getting harder and harder to find the forest (read: business insight) for the trees. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a data catalog that could show you exactly what data you have across your entire organization?
Let’s make this easy. Here is a list of must-not-miss breakout sessions for you. You can hear the latest on PowerCenter, hybrid data management, big data, intelligence, and data governance. Many of the sessions will be delivered by thought-leading customers who have “been there and done that.”
Data has changed everything around us. It is the strategic disruptor that is transforming businesses, governments and every one of us across the globe. We have moved from a world where it was an outcome of automating transactions, to a second wave where databases, apps and analytics helped deliver competitive advantage. However, in the third... more
As we saw last week at Informatica World 2016, it has never been clearer: data is changing the way business is done. Every industry, from banking to healthcare to consumer goods, is being transformed with data as a fundamental change agent. This generational shift, which we call Data 3.0, is benefiting customers who are experiencing... more
Last year, I flew more than 200,000 miles across the globe. And, while I lead Informatica’s product team, I wasn’t just traveling to support our R&D efforts. I spent a majority of the time traveling to meet with our customers – getting to hear their successes and desires for the future around how we work... more
For decades the IT industry has been pursuing an application centric architecture while leading organizations are pursuing a data centric approach. This post offers two insider tips for making the switch.
“Data management is commanding a place in boardrooms through the Chief Data Officer,” says Poornima Ramaswamy, Associate Vice President, Enterprise Information Management & Analytics Practice from Cognizant. “Executives recognize the big impact of data on business outcomes. Data is getting its own strategy, its own office, and its own mandate.” The two of us discussed... more
I first wrote about the Informatica acquisition of Proact and the BOSTTM Toolkit in Connecting Architecture To Business Strategy last December. Now, a few of my favorite authors, Peter Weill and Jeanne Ross from MIT Sloan CISR, just published a research brief which provides solid arguments for organizations to constantly transform themselves. The timing couldn’t... more
Working on IDS Informatica Data Services (IDS) is a data virtualization software stack built on a new platform that was created from the various shared internals of the venerable PowerCenter. One of the significant reasons for the shift into the new platform (code named ‘Mercury’) was to make it easy to quickly write new ‘plug-in’s... more
This week we kick off our 16th Informatica World – the conference about All Things Data. The 2015 show is literally bigger and better than ever, with a record number of attendees, record number of breakout sessions, record number of sponsors and beyond. I’m proud to report that Informatica World 2015 is sold out! This... more