Econometrics and Infonomics: A Tariff Story

A recent call from a sales colleague prompted me to write this post. His client asked us to give them guidance on how our solutions and data management practices in general can help combat the effect on their prices resulting from the U.S. tariffs recently imposed. The current state of uncertainty apparently had them question... more

NextGen Operational Insights for Informatica Big Data Management

Informatica is happy to announce the next generation of operational monitoring and analytics for Big Data Management (BDM) on Operational Insights. Operational Insights is a hybrid cloud service to help efficiently operationalize Informatica BDM and/or PowerCenter environments. Operational Insights helps successful implementation of BDM by providing An integrated dashboard to view the health of all... more

A New World Order: From Debits and Credits to Policies and Catalogs

When medieval Europe moved towards a monetary economy it became necessary for merchants to account for multiple transactions financed by bank loans. In 1494 Luca Pacioli a Franciscan monk conveniently published the first known work on double entry bookkeeping. This simple concept of debits and credits has been the mechanism behind the financial systems that... more

Data to Insights at Hyper Speed!

The huge explosion in data volumes means the need to quickly derive actionable insights from all that data is a key strategic differentiator. But then, what is the recipe for organizations to rapidly go from all that raw data into actionable insights? This requires organizations to implement a robust analytics pipeline that is not only... more

Unified Intelligent Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took center stage in 2018 and made data governance and data privacy and protection a common topic of discussion around the dinner table, on the nightly news, and on the front page of the paper, even for those outside of the IT “club.” Such focus on GDPR increased the... more

Seamlessly Integrate Google Cloud in your Hybrid Multi-Cloud World

In order to take advantage of the latest developments in cloud for analytics technologies, many organizations are looking to add cloud data warehousing to their data ecosystems. Whether it is fast, on-demand data warehouses at any scale, better web analytics, machine learning or APIs, the cloud provides compelling opportunities. In IDG’s recent 2018 Cloud Computing... more

New Support for AWS and Azure Government Clouds

Government institutions have the same pressure as the private enterprise to deliver modern solutions with maximized performance, accessibility, reliability, security, etc. with lower costs of ownership and high SLAs…. but with one very notable addition — data sovereignty. No matter how secure cloud vendors make their platforms, governments worldwide do not want their data to commingle... more