Journey to Google Cloud Just Got Easier with Informatica

Increasingly, new data warehouses are being built in the cloud with Google Cloud picking up great momentum. Cloud infrastructure providers have evolved in the past couple of years and many organizations are coming to view cloud data warehouses as more secure, more reliable and more enterprise friendly than the traditional on-premises options. This doesn’t mean... more

Integration and Support in Lockstep with Snowflake

In keeping with a rapidly deepening and strengthening partnership with Snowflake, we are making strides in ensuring that we stay in lockstep with our technical integration as well. We are excited to announce that starting August 2018, Informatica will be offering support for Snowflake on Azure. This support will be available across our Data Integration... more

Informatica iPaaS + Google Cloud’s Apigee: API-Driven Digital Transformation for Your Data and Business Processes

Massimo Pezzini, VP and Gartner Fellow recently said, and I quote, “The provider that controls the cloud integration layer, can understand its customers’ business processes, better than the customers themselves.”* As the leading iPaaS (integration platform-as-a-service) vendor in the market, Informatica takes its responsibility very seriously. Enabling our customers to focus on their business and... more

Perfection is in the Eye of the Beholder

If you look at the analytical dashboard of a logistics, procurement or supply chain manager you may find KPIs such as OTIF, fill rate, etc. Most of the time you will see the respective figures to be around 96-99%. This is commonly understood to be an outstanding operational performance when it comes to shipping OR... more

The CIO Reading List: Technology-as-a-Service Playbook

This time I’m recommending a super-practical manual for profitable transformation. The Technology-as-a-Service Playbook is a snapshot of disruption and provides tactics and strategies for succeeding with the “anything as a service” business model. Thomas Lah and J.B. Wood have perfectly captured the sense of upheaval among technology companies as subscription-based models become our norm and... more

Next Gen Analytics Strategies: Optimize the Data Pipeline for Big Data

Welcome to the Next-Gen Analytics Strategies blog series in which I dive into five principal data management strategies for intelligent analytics. Today, we’ll examine optimizing a data pipeline for big data. When architecting a data management platform for analytics there are key components that are fundamentally necessary in building out a data pipeline. These data... more