Topic "Solution"

Artificial Intelligence, So Mom Can Understand

Dear Mom,   Even though my work often mystified you, you and Dad have been my biggest fans throughout my over 25-year data management career. Not surprising, as you were both dental professionals, not data professionals! But as you started hearing about data in the media more and more, your interest piqued to better understand... more

Unleash the Disruptive Power of Data

The business world is at a major inflection point due to the disruptive power of data. From smart phones to smart homes, the number of connected devices is exponentially increasing. By 2020, we expect to see 20 billion connected devices, each continually creating new data. The rapid growth of Cloud, Big Data and machine learning... more

Governed or Self-Service? Centralized or Distributed? Get Ready to Deal With Today’s Vexing Data Dilemmas

We’ve certainly come a long way when it comes to business intelligence (BI) and analytics, Organizations have become very adept and taking data from multiple sources and packaging it into formats for consumption by analytics engines and algorithms. While we have addressed the technical aspects of BI and analytics, the organizational challenges and data dilemmas... more

Learning to Love Artificial Intelligence

In March, I attended the WSJ CIO conference in San Francisco and the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) ignited the most passionate discussions. I was surprised how many people were in the Steve Wozniak (“the future is scary and very bad for people”) and Elon Musk (“the biggest existential threat to mankind”) camps. I think... more

How AmerisourceBergen Tamed M&A-Related Data Fragmentation

We want to be One ABC to our business partners. To be successful, we’re building a data foundation with Informatica so our partners can do business with us more easily. It’s helping us to look at our business interactions holistically across our customers with 99% accuracy. Peter Stormer, Director of Data Management, AmerisourceBergen Corporation Mergers and acquisitions wreak havoc on... more

Artificial Intelligence Runs on Data, and More is Better

The artificial intelligence revolution is gaining critical mass within organizations. A new survey of 835 executives across the globe by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) finds some 84% are using some amount of AI technology today in their businesses. Areas being touched – or soon to be touched — by AI include IT, sales, marketing, customer... more

5 Imperative Ways a Chief Data Officer Drives Business Value

It is widely understood now that data drives business success. Data today is understood as a strategic asset – a critical ingredient for business innovation, and the currency for digital transformation. Data is now increasingly “owned” by business leaders, partnering with IT to realize the greatest value from their data. For many enterprises, this has... more

5 Best Reasons to Attend Informatica World 2017

What are the 5 best reasons to attend Informatica World 2017? I knew you were wondering and I’m glad you asked! Of course, this list will be a little different for each person you approach, but I’m happy to share my opinion here. Most would predict that I’d answer with things like “visiting San Francisco”,... more