3 Easy Steps to Enhance Your Customer Profile Using Data Enrichment

What is data enrichment? Data enrichment is the process of integrating external and internal information with existing data to increase data accuracy and value. Combining trusted and authoritative information with existing data enables better business decisions and customer experiences. For example, by combining geocodes and address data with other business data, insurance companies can better... more

Powering the Future of Healthcare

Digital transformation is having a broad and meaningful impact on some of the healthcare industry’s most intractable challenges. With better access to personal health information, newly empowered patients are making informed treatment decisions and have higher expectations regarding procedure and price transparency. Healthcare providers must respond faster and dispense high-quality care within a framework of... more

Google Cloud Evolved Data Warehouse Modernization

Moving to the cloud and being cloud-native are critically important for organizations today. For many, this starts with data warehouse modernization. As data volumes grow exponentially and data science and data management grapple with the challenges of scalabilty, elasticity, data latency and compatibility, the need modernize one’s data warehouse becomes apparent. Successful data warehouse modernization... more

After 3 Years of GDPR, Lessons Learned and Key Actions to Take in Data Governance

With year 3 of the European Union’s groundbreaking General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) complete, it’s worth reflecting on this personal data privacy revolution and the best practices learned to help future success as we enter year 4. Has the GDPR become an unnecessary compliance burden—or is it a catalyst to creating new value from data?... more

Data Means Business

This blog has been co-authored by Jason Foster Implementing a successful data program is never easy. Even with the best tools and the most intelligent people, challenges always arise. A key ingredient for success—and one that we’ve often found to be missing—is support from crucial stakeholders such as executives, leaders, managers, and other influencers. These... more

The importance of high-quality data requires constant vigilance

First in a two-part blog series about monitoring data quality performance using data quality metrics. Organizational data quality management is often introduced as a reaction to an acute issue or ongoing problems—issues or problems where data failure adversely affected the business. This reactive approach may be typified by a rush to identify, evaluate, and purchase... more

Data means business: A practical guide for business leaders who want to learn how to use data strategically

Having spent the better part of my career in the data space—14 years with Pfizer as Director of Global Data Management, and now 9 years with Informatica as VP of Data Governance—data is clearly an area I’m passionate about. So I was intrigued when I heard that someone who I think very highly of—Barry Green,... more

Is a Trial for Cloud-Native Data Management on Your Government Agency Playlist Now?

A music playlist for relaxing, working out, or just plain entertainment is essential gear for millions of people. And building that playlist is easier than ever when using one of the multitudes of applications that can help you create that perfect ensemble. These applications are predominantly cloud based and cloud native—they are software as a... more

How Centers of Excellence (COEs) are your path to beating your competition – Part 1 (the foundation)

Access to very specialized, innovative data expertise is crucial these days. Enterprises of all sizes face increasing pressures from very nimble and efficient startups, changing market trends, and global health challenges. To be successful, enterprises will need to do things better and faster than they have ever done before and adapt and innovate better than... more

Supercharge Data Migration to AWS with Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud

Leverage Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud – Cloud Data Integration Free Service and Informatica–Amazon Native Redshift Console Integration to Bring Data from Anywhere to AWS and Drive Better Business Decisions Faster  Informatica today announced a new cloud-native Amazon Redshift Console Integration with a no-charge offering for customers to quickly get started using the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC).... more