Application Integration: An Intelligent Way to Modernize your Data & Applications

Why Modernize? A recent McKinsey study of enterprises found that legacy systems account for 74% of their IT spend while continuing to be a drag on innovation. Hence, the rush to modernize data and business application to a scalable, cloud-native app environment is undeniable. No wonder that application modernization is currently an $11B industry forecasted... more

Data Governance & Privacy Best Practices to Lower Risk and Drive Value

Today’s business leaders—which includes chief data officers, line of business owners, and other enterprise data stewards—are being asked to uncover more value from enterprise data. Of course, the most valuable insights often come from using data that is valuable in itself, providing a target for abuses internally and potential exfiltration to bad actors, if not governed appropriately. Keeping data safe... more

Chief Data Officers: Challenges and Opportunities

In my last blog, I wrote about the four archetypes of data leadership identified in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey commissioned by Informatica. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the challenges and opportunities for each of those archetypes (Governance Gurus, Operational Optimizers, Analytics Champions, and Digital Innovators). For those... more

Informatica Wins 2020 TSIA STAR Award for Innovation

We are excited to announce that The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) named Informatica as the winner of TSIA’s annual STAR Awards in the “Innovation in Customer Success” category. We also were named as finalists in the “Innovation in Support Services Automation” and “Innovation in Digital Customer Engagement” categories. TSIA indicated that the organization was... more

The Informatica Next 25 Initiative: Hello Year 3!

It’s been two years since we formally launched the Informatica Next 25 initiative, a seven-year commitment focusing on preparing underrepresented middle school students for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Partnering with The Public Education Foundation (PEF), 25 middle school students from Cashman Middle School – a STEM-certified magnet school in Las Vegas... more

Fueling the Engine of Higher Education With Trusted Data

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, universities need good data now more than ever. In my previous blog, I discussed the essential role that data-driven contact tracing plays in allowing post-secondary institutions to reopen safely. Being able to trust the data in the student information system, human resources, and finance to get a fully... more

Is Cloud-Native Data Management on Your Government Agency Playlist?

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

Driving Resilience and Digital Agility by Modernizing to Azure with Informatica

Our way of doing business will never be the same again. The pandemic has become a catalyst for many companies to accelerate their digital transformation. Enterprises, in our new world, require the digital agility to quickly respond to and recover from dynamic market changes such as 100% digital engagement and remote workforces. They are looking... more

Summer May Be Over, But Don’t Forget About Your Cloud Lakehouse!

As autumn approaches and the air begins to chill, we might reminisce fondly about the hot days of summer.  Maybe you spent the days relaxing in a hammock, tending to a garden, or grilling outside.  Many people likely spent some portion of the summer cooling off in the water whether at the beach, river, or... more