Prevent Unemployment Fraud with State-Level Data Management

The US Department of Labor (DOL) released a goal statement in FY20 that “By September 30, 2021, the Unemployment Insurance (UI) improper payment rate will be 9.0 percent.” This was against the backdrop of earlier congressional testimony by Scott S. Dahl, DOL’s Inspector General, estimating $26 billion in improper payments made through the UI program... more

Partnering for Digital Transformation? Maximize Value with Collaborative Partnerships

“Enterprise businesses will have 83% of their workloads in the cloud by the end of 2020” (Source: Forbes). This digital transformation journey continues to accelerate in the current environment, as enterprises consider their strategies post pandemic. Enterprise businesses are taking advantage of the acceleration and scale offered by cloud providers to maximize the value of... more

ERP Cloud Migration: Frequently Asked Questions (Part 1)

The global pandemic has seen more and more companies accelerate their move to the cloud and become more cost-efficient, agile, and innovative. As an on-demand, self-service environment, the cloud is now vital to achieving end-to-end digital transformation. Now, more than ever, the cloud is helping businesses reinvent and outmaneuver uncertainty. Cloud migration initiatives, such as... more

Drive Business Insights with Governed Data Lake Management for Amazon S3

Enterprises have changed the way they conduct business today as a result of the current pandemic. More and more, CDOs are tasked with providing quick and just-in-time data to internal consumers, while controlling risk and adhering to compliance requirements. Customer engagements have changed as well. Customer engagement models have shifted significantly toward digital with the... more

Chief Data Officers: The Opportunity for Greater Data Use

In my recent blog post, I wrote about the priorities and challenges of chief data officers (CDOs) in the financial services industry, as reported in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey commissioned by Informatica.[1] In this blog, I will look at the opportunity for greater use of the data collected by organizations.... more

How Cloud EDI Software Helps Modernize Supply Chain Management for Retail and Manufacturing Enterprises

Supply chain is the backbone for retail and manufacturing enterprises and it is witnessing a rapid digital transformation. Digitizing and modernizing the supply chain across business operations, processes, and systems enables retail and manufacturing enterprises to meet the demands of the ever-changing trade ecosystem. McKinsey research suggests that, on average, companies that aggressively digitize their... more

Build, Consolidate, and Modernize Analytics in the Cloud with Informatica’s Cloud Mass Ingestion

Cloud and AI are Driving a Change in Data Management Practices Data is the new currency, and it’s giving rise to a new data-driven economy. Some recent studies have found that an S&P 500 company’s average lifespan is now less than 20 years – down from 60 years in the 1950s. Almost all industries are... more

How Informatica Helps You Deliver a Better Customer 360 in Salesforce Today

Covid-19 has forced us all to experience new ways to meet and new ways to work. If we can’t go to the office, well, we will bring the office to ourselves via Zoom. The same has happened to events – they have all pretty much gone “virtual” in some form or another.  Dreamforce will be no exception. Billed as “Dreamforce... more

Migrating to the Cloud with Trust to Accelerate Value through Innovation

Is the cloud a great opportunity? Yes, when made safe outside the firewall The current state of explosive data creation and digital use across the world has disrupted business as usual and is driving a true paradigm shift to what Informatica calls Data 4.0. In the new world of AI-driven intelligence and automation, Data 4.0... more

3 Keys to Effective Data Governance in Healthcare

Data. Governance. Two words. Fourteen letters. Loaded with history and pain. The label “data governance” carries with it a lot of baggage in healthcare organizations. Most agree that healthcare data is poorly understood and inadequately documented, and that the resulting reporting and analysis is unreliable and can’t be trusted. This causes frustration among managers and... more