Overcoming the Operationalization Challenge with Data Governance at New York Life

So, you’ve decided to start an enterprise data governance program (or been tasked with it)—now what do you do? What’s the best first step? Do you set up a steering committee? What should you choose as your first project? Will you be more successful if you establish a DACI working model? Should you scramble to... more

The Benefits of Cloud Data Integration Elastic—now on Microsoft Azure

Today most organizations are using cloud to accelerate and transform their business. Informatica is helping organizations manage their data in the cloud with the next generation of integration platform as a service (iPaaS), Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS). IICS provides a complete, modular, end-to-end solution for managing data in hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. Engineered... more

An Omnichannel Commerce Approach in 2020: 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

How Digital Transformation Enables a Systematic Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

For many years now, we’ve all been talking about a worldwide digital transformation in healthcare.  One of the key motivations for healthcare’s digital transformation has been to enable the shift from labor-intensive, manual, in-person encounters in healthcare facilities and replace them with encounters that are instead digital, possibly automated, and which can take place wherever... more

Data Is the foundation for AI and Analytics. 9 Questions to Get It Right.

AI and analytics are clearly big trends in 2020. Many organizations are investing in AI and analytics in the cloud—modernizing data warehouses and data lakes—with the goal of achieving dramatic improvements in performance and competitive advantage. But are they building the right data foundation to achieve their goals? In “Reengineering Work: Don’t Automate, Obliterate,” an... 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

Accelerate Your Application Modernization Journey to MongoDB with Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS)

For many organizations, a key inhibitor to cloud modernization has been the difficulty migrating data from legacy tabular databases to modern translytical data platforms (which combine transactions and analytics) like MongoDB.  As many of our customers are in the process of modernizing their applications with MongoDB, MongoDB has partnered with Informatica to help customers accelerate data... more

6 Ways to Tell If You have an Enterprise-Class Data Catalog

In December 2017, data catalogs officially became cool when Gartner published its report “Data Catalogs Are the New Black in Data Management and Analytics.”[1] Demand for data catalogs has been strong and lived up to the hype over the last couple of years. And over the last year, this demand has translated into an increasing... more