Tag "Analytics"

5 Ways to Become a Lean, Mean Data Analytics Machine

Having a strong, enterprise-focused data analytics effort means a much greater chance of having above-average growth. Nearly two-thirds of companies with well-established advanced analytics strategies report operating margins and revenues of 15% or more, according to a recent survey published by Forbes Insights and EY. So what makes an organization a well-functioning, data-driven machine? Having... more

Informatica wins Tableau 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year

I am excited to share with you that Informatica won the Tableau 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year award. During Tableau’s annual Partner Leadership Summit which was held in Jan 23-25 in Seattle, Washington , Tableau recognized Informatica as its 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year. Tableau’s Partner Awards recognize excellent performance and... more

Unleashing the Power of Content Analysis

During World War II, intelligence experts developed skills a discipline they called “Content Analysis.” In this case, Content Analysis means the ability to draw insights not necessarily directly from information itself, but rather in the frequency in which the information is presented. Quantifying the number of mentions a particular topic receives, and connecting them to... more

Fear Not! Get Out of Data Mess with a Good Data Catalog

Every organization today wants to use data as competitive advantage to drive profits, reduce cost, improve customer experience and stay ahead of the competition. Organizations are investing in data related projects that will empower their business uses to make good timely decisions. However, these days, business users are not just accessing data warehouses for their... more

Data and Analytics: Report Card and Future Direction

The good news is that there is tremendous potential for business disruption by building a competence in data and analytics. The bad news is that almost everybody sees the same thing and everybody is trying to do it. Even worse, data availability and technology changes are making it possible for new entrants to leapfrog the traditional barriers to entry. The one thing nobody else has is your data and the ability to combine that with internal data to delivery better services, better experiences, better patient outcomes etc. Start with your strategy. Make sure that you have a distinct competence in data management.

Chalk Talk: Business Driven Data Governance for Analytics

Welcome back to our series of Analytics Chalk Talk videos. I hope you enjoyed our last video: “Driving Analytics Data Management Competence with Metadata.” In this Chalk Talk, I’m discussing how organizations can develop better, more business-driven approaches to data governance. The result will be great data that will deliver valuable analytics insights. Please watch the... more

How IT Leaders Can Drive Analytics Success

The best IT leaders will play a strong and active role in the business strategy process. Their role is not just to “be the implementers,” but to advise the business on technology and data issues, and to ensure that the data architecture will support the business strategy in the near terms and in the future.