Topic "Product"

Application Integration and Data Integration—The Yin and Yang of Your Digital Transformation

Co-authored with Sam Tawfik, Principal Product Marketing Manager, Cloud Integration. In Deloitte’s recent 2020 retail industry outlook, retailers are advised to focus on the following two critical success factors (among others)—technology/automation and partnerships. Lack of agility in the supply chain has recently plagued many manufacturing and retail businesses, including even big giants like Amazon, who... more

Data Asset Analytics: Breaking Barriers to Maximizing Data Value with Data Cataloging

Earthrise, the dazzling Blue Marble photograph of Earth, has been a great inspiration for me. Apollo 8 astronauts on the first human-crewed mission to the moon took this awe-inspiring photograph. It is a powerful image representing the progress in travel exploration made possible through barrier-breaking inventions of the wheel to go farther on land, ships... more

How to Win with APIs – Part 4

Managing APIs With an Integration Platform as a Service The move to the cloud has presented companies with an opportunity to improve their processes, workflows, and data exchange within their four walls, as well as with their external business community. With the combination of a well thought–out API management strategy and integration platform as a... more

7 Challenges of Industrial IoT Streaming Analytics – Guide to Success

This blog is co-authored by Nacho Lafuente, Founder & CEO, Datumize. The world of connected devices is growing at such a fast pace that by the end of 2020, there will be more devices than human beings on Earth (Cisco). Many devices have poor-to-limited connectivity, while many others provide closed or proprietary data formats. The... more

CDO Leadership Skills That Matter

In this era of data-driven business initiatives, many chief data officers (CDO) are focused on driving new revenue opportunities, increasing efficiencies, and reducing costs as much as minimizing risk and ensuring compliance. Data governance and data management strategies often center on delivering greater value to the business. But even the best-designed strategy may fail if... more

A Business 360 Delivers Context to Realize a Successful Digital Transformation

Digital transformation has been a strategic corporate initiative for some time. Since the rapid onset of COVID-19, the pressure to transform has accelerated and become mission critical as digital has become the primary—or only—channel for most industries. What is digital transformation? Fundamentally, it is about converting analog processes to a digital format. The result is... more

Leave No Metadata Behind with AI-powered Enterprise Data Catalog Advanced Scanners

Metadata connectivity is a critical component of data cataloging. It  helps establish the unified metadata foundation required to drive successful data-driven digital transformation initiatives with intelligence and automation.  At Informatica, we have been working with many of the leading Global 2000 and Fortune 500 enterprises across industries and geographies to help them intelligently catalog and... more

An iPaaS Designed for Business Continuity: Keeping Your Mission-Critical Operations Up and Running

The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for operational resilience in the wake of unexpected business disruptions. IT leaders have been busy reviewing their business processes and technology stacks to make sure they support one of the central mandates of executive leadership: business continuity. For many of these leaders, cloud services like integration platform as... more

Powering Customer Experience with Salesforce and Informatica

Sales, marketing, and customer service leaders have been in a race to provide the best possible customer experience ever since they learned how much it can help drive revenue. The decision-making needed to successfully accomplish this requires speedy access to good, clean data. For many companies, that data starts with Salesforce. The cornerstone for providing... more

Data Quality Is Central to All Data Integration Projects

When doing some research for this article I came across the following quote from TDWI in 2006: “Profiling, data quality, and data integration are three business practices that go together like bread, butter, and jam. . . data management professionals and their business counterparts need to coordinate efforts and design projects that integrate all three... more