Cloud Integration Hub: 7 Ways to Reduce Integration Costs and Improve Productivity

Co-authored with Ruma Sanyal, Director, Hybrid Integration Platform and iPaaS. A digital business calls for a well-connected infrastructure. Your digital transformation will fall flat, however, without a successful data and application integration strategy. Integration is challenging because there are ever-changing requirements, such as new business initiatives, technology evolution, mergers and acquisitions, competitive maneuvers, and newly... more

From Hand Coding to Automated, Intelligent Data Integration – A Year in the Life of a Data Management Team

At a Monday morning scrum meeting, Sam, VP of Data Management, discusses plans to modernize current on-premises data infrastructure to a cloud-based data warehouse and data lake. This IT-led modernization project will achieve scalability, elasticity, agility, and bring it better performance. Part of the project plan includes a data ingestion and processing framework  to process... more

7 Habits of Highly Effective Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Prototypers

Modern machine learning (ML) practitioners are accustomed to living the agile way: building success incrementally, failing quickly, and going through that “feature extraction > feature selection > modelling > evaluation” loop many, many times. A successful ML solution isn’t luck: it’s all about taking a small step, learning as much as possible from it, and... more

Building Your Cloud Lakehouse – Do You Have a Solid Data Management Foundation?

What do you think about the latest hot topic – cloud lakehouses? A lakehouse conjures up images in my mind of peace and tranquility – a beautiful house next to a stunning lake. In the world of technology, cloud lakehouses hold a similar promise of utopia. However, without a solid foundation of cloud-native data management,... more

Setting the Foundation for Enterprise Cloud Data Warehouses—Part 1

As the founder of modern management, Peter Drucker, once said, “If you can’t measure, you can’t improve it.” In an effort to modernize their enterprise data and analytics systems, many businesses are considering moving to cloud-based enterprise data warehouses. But to get there, they face challenges around legacy data and increases in disparate data sources, as well as in data volume, velocity, and integration silos.... more

Sensitive Data Management—Are You Prepared?

Today’s data-driven organizations are on a data privacy governance journey—whether they realize it or not. So, what does that mean? More importantly, what kind of impact will it have on your organization? Businesses that use sensitive, personal data to help drive customer relationships and digital transformation programs are seeing a veritable rain cloud of new... more

Master the Art of Data Science With Self-Service Data Preparation

Data preparation is what every AI and machine learning project needs right now. Roughly speaking, data preparation involves cleansing and transforming data before it’s used in analytics. To explain why it’s so important, let’s take a step back to an ancient board game. Go is a popular board game with origins in Asia. The aim... more

Data is King for State and Municipal Government Crisis Response

State and municipal governments are struggling with a data deluge now more than ever. As they grapple with the multitude of data sources now available to draw from to successfully manage the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, they are discovering large gaps in their ability to holistically leverage this data for their desired outcomes. Using spreadsheets and... more

Hackensack Meridian Health Accelerates Digital Transformation with AI-Powered Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog

Healthcare has long been a top priority for citizens and governments alike, and for all the right reasons – from curtailing the cost of healthcare, delivering optimal patient care, protecting patient data, to IT modernization and digital transformation of our healthcare system.  After all, nothing is more important than our health.  And this realization often... more

Modern Soldiers: Balancing Experience-Centric and Data-Driven Decision Making

From adolescence to adulthood, the ability to make sound decisions is one of the hardest milestones to achieve. We’re faced with decisions every day—everything from what we wear in the morning to the type of breakfast we choose to eat. In research at MIT on the cost-benefit conflict—which involves choosing between options that have both... more