Tag "cloud data management"

Why data needs to be hands-free

Data is being democratized, extending the audience for business analytics by sharing access with more enterprise users. In theory, that should mean more people can bring insights to the surface and uncover new opportunities to create customer value. Advances like data orchestration and data lakes have made broader access easier – but many organizations still... more

Enjoying your data lake from your lakehouse

When it comes to data, businesses have trust issues. According to a survey by TDWI, 64% of CIOs(1) believe data quality and management are the biggest barriers to unleashing the power of all the information they process and store. To gain more control, companies have invested in cloud data warehouses and data lakes. The growing... more

Unleashing data’s promise in disrupted times

The average lifespan of an S&P500 company is now less than 20 years – down from 60 years in the 1950s. If large organizations are going to survive, they need to radically rethink strategies and business models. Grocery stores are launching banks. E-commerce businesses are building brick and mortar locations. Amid all the disruption, the... 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

The Value of Cloud Data Management: A Q&A with AWS’s Rahul Pathak

Informatica and Amazon Web Services are longstanding partners with more than a decade of supporting joint customers on their cloud journeys. Jitesh Ghai, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Management at Informatica, sat down virtually with Rahul Pathak, General Manager for Analytics at AWS, to get his perspective on what’s top of mind for... more

3 Key Essentials for Cloud Lakehouse Data Management

“An iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator… an iPod… a phone… are you getting it? These are not three separate devices; this is one device… and we are calling it the iPhone!” This is how Steve Jobs proudly introduced the Apple iPhone on January 9, 2007. The iPhone was revolutionary at the time because... more

Analytics Modernization on Azure: One Size Does Not Fit All

Discover Four Customer Journeys to a Cloud Data Warehouse or Data Lake on Azure A modern analytics strategy built on a strong data foundation is the key to success for modern enterprise businesses. But how do you achieve that foundation? A recent Harvard Business Review survey of global executives found that 80 percent of respondents say their organizations are struggling... more

Taking Your iPaaS Past First Gear – Supercharging Your Cloud Data Management Capabilities

At this year’s Informatica World, a few notable themes stood out: Cloud continues to drive tremendous change in business processes and operations, complexity reduction is a critical goal for enterprise executives, and the intelligent, AI-driven enterprise is becoming reality. Data is the core component that these themes have in common. However, the truth is that... more

Lessons from the Field: 4 Ways to Keep Your Cloud Evolution on Track (Part 2)

What to do if business stakeholders derail your plans The biggest challenge of making sure your cloud transition fits into your overall IT architecture? Sticking to the plan. You map out a transition journey that includes new systems, training and orientation, retirement of old systems, maybe some new hires, probably some new vendor relationships. But... more