Tag "Best Practices"

Are You Looking For A New Information Governance Framework?

A few months ago, while addressing a room full of IT and business professional at an Information Governance conference, a CFO said – “… if we designed our systems today from scratch, they will look nothing like the environment we own.” He went on to elaborate that they arrived there by layering thousands of good... more

Don’t Fire the CIO, Transform the Business

The headline on the Venture Beat website this weekend was Why you should fire your CIO. The point of the article was that the rest of the executive suite in most organizations is ignorant about IT issues and has abdicated responsibility to the CIO, or they build their own information solutions without sufficient competence in... more

A Data Integration Love-Fest in Vegas

Question: What do American Airlines, Liberty Mutual, Discount Tire and MD Anderson all have in common? Is it? a) They are all top in their field. b) They all view data as critical to their business success. c) They are all using Agile Data Integration to drive business agility. d) They have spoken about their... more

Data Integration in Action at Informatica World

Wouldn’t you like to have been a fly on the wall when American Airlines and US Airways experts got together to integrate their data systems into one cohesive post-merger system? Now you can experience the next best thing by attending InformaticaWorld 2014 and hearing the American Airlines US Airways Data Architects talk about the data... more

Mars vs. Venus? How CMOs and CIOs Can Align and Thrive

Recently, we posted an initial discussion between Informatica’s CMO Marge Breya and CIO Eric Johnson, explaining how CIOs and CMOs can align and thrive. In the dialog below, Breya and Johnson provide additional detail on how their departments partner effectively. Q: Pretty much everyone agrees that marketing has changed from an art to a science. How... more

Mars vs. Venus? Aligning the CMO and CIO Planets

Research firm Gartner, Inc., sent shockwaves across the technology landscape when it forecast CMOs will spend more on IT than CIOs by 2017[i]. The rationale? “We frequently hear our technology and service provider clients tell us they are dealing with business buyers more, and need to “speak the language.” Gartner itself has fueled this inferno with... more

Baseline Data Governance With Peer Benchmarking

I’m excited to share that, since its launch in January 2013, the GovernYourData.com community has been very well received. With over 4,700 unique visitors and nearing 600 registered members, many data management practitioners recognize it as a valuable go-to resource to support their data governance efforts.  While maintaining our core objective of vendor- and product-neutrality,... more