Topic "Master Data Management"

MDM SaaS: Five Things You Need to Know

I’m often asked about the differences between software as a service (SaaS)-based master data management (MDM) and on-premises MDM. The answer is not that simple and requires a bit of explanation. To understand this better requires an explanation of what SaaS is, as well as why companies choose it rather than an on-premises solution. Let’s... more

eCommerce: Increasing Agility and Efficiency with Product Information Management

The COVID-19 crisis continues to accelerate the existing global shift towards eCommerce. In April 2020, the general retail sector experienced a 209% growth compared to the same period last year, according to an analysis by ACI Worldwide. Companies in most industries that previously had considered digital only as a complementary channel to their brick and... more

5 Reasons Why a PIM is Key to Your Digital Commerce Success

The COVID-19 crisis is forcing businesses to create urgent strategies for survival. Social distancing, while critical to mitigating the spread of the virus, has forced the closure of countless brick and mortar operations across the globe. The result is intense pressure for businesses to bolster their online strategies. Increased competition amidst a looming recession means... more

An Omnichannel Commerce Approach: What You Should Know

Omnichannel commerce was a consistent trend in 2019 and will continue to be a major aspect of customer experience (CX) strategy for brands and retailers in 2020. According to a Google report, 83% of U.S. shoppers who visited a store in the last week used online search before going to the store. And about 45%... more

Reference Data Management: 3 Key Benefits to Consider

Organizations are constantly looking for ways to generate more revenue, cut costs, and improve efficiencies. To that end, many are streamlining data management by using a master data management (MDM) strategy to provide a single, consistent view of business data across the enterprise. MDM removes disparate, duplicate, and conflicting information to simplify reporting and business intelligence... more

Master Data Governance: 8 Best Practices

What is Master Data Governance? Master data governance is the application of data governance in order to improve the management of a subset of data called master data. Master data is the core data domains that you use to run a business or organization. For example, you might buy materials, from suppliers, to build products,... more

Master the Complexity of Big Data in Manufacturing

Nimble manufacturers are aware that they are in the midst of a fundamental shift that creates enormous opportunities, even as they face a global market and political mood filled with uncertainty. Some of these unknowns—like Brexit, tariff wars, and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)—are significant geopolitical events that will likely... more

How an Acquisition Informatica Made 10 Years Ago Led to Our Next Phase of Great

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Informatica acquisition of Siperian. In the ten years since that acquisition, Siperian has been renamed Informatica Multidomain MDM, and is now recognized as a leading solution in the market. More than 2,000 organizations now count on Informatica to solve some of the most complex data challenges that would otherwise hinder their ability to grow... more

Leadership and Vision: Why Informatica is in the Best Position to Help Organizations Succeed

Leadership and vision are two critical tenets of a successful business. While leadership is about focusing attention on what matters most to customers, vision is about how we deal with today’s realities, as well as how we address the future. Vision represents who we are and what we stand for. Leadership and vision—and how they... more

12 Steps to Digital Transformation

Guest blogger Blake Morgan, consumer futurist and author of the recently published “The Customer of the Future,” outlines twelve things that companies must do to create great customer experiences. Digital transformation is all about using technology to solve traditional problems. When done correctly, it allows companies to provide unprecedented value to customers and continually evaluate... more