Tag "Cloud data warehouse"

Managing and Governing Data in Today’s Cloud-First Financial Services Industry

Cloud is the modern technology foundation for most of today’s digitally driven financial services industry. Regardless of size, companies across all sectors, from banking to brokerages, are investing in new cloud-based solutions for modern business applications, transaction platforms, and analytics to improve customer experience, simplify IT, and reduce ongoing operational costs. According to Forbes, 67%... more

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

Drive Business Value and Continuity with Intelligent, Automated Cloud-Native Data Management

The current economic situation is driving businesses to lower their total cost of ownership, achieve operational efficiency, and increase productivity. In recent surveys done by PWC and Forbes, 77% of CEOs say their primary focus to drive revenue growth is to create operational efficiency, and 82% of CXOs say that cloud-based tools help businesses execute... more

Chief Data Officers: Challenges and Opportunities

In my last blog, I wrote about the four archetypes of data leadership identified in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey commissioned by Informatica. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the challenges and opportunities for each of those archetypes (Governance Gurus, Operational Optimizers, Analytics Champions, and Digital Innovators). For those... more

Driving Resilience and Digital Agility by Modernizing to Azure with Informatica

Our way of doing business will never be the same again. The pandemic has become a catalyst for many companies to accelerate their digital transformation. Enterprises, in our new world, require the digital agility to quickly respond to and recover from dynamic market changes such as 100% digital engagement and remote workforces. They are looking... more

Summer May Be Over, But Don’t Forget About Your Cloud Lakehouse!

As autumn approaches and the air begins to chill, we might reminisce fondly about the hot days of summer.  Maybe you spent the days relaxing in a hammock, tending to a garden, or grilling outside.  Many people likely spent some portion of the summer cooling off in the water whether at the beach, river, or... more

Why you need a Cloud Data Management Maturity Model

Every organization today is investing in cloud and cloud analytics. You may be building a cloud data warehouse or data lake on AWS, Azure, GCP, Snowflake, or Databricks. Whether you are doing it for the first time or have done it many times on on-premises and are now looking to consolidate and modernize in the... 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