Tag "Cloud data warehouse"

Google Cloud Evolved Data Warehouse Modernization

Moving to the cloud and being cloud-native are critically important for organizations today. For many, this starts with data warehouse modernization. As data volumes grow exponentially and data science and data management grapple with the challenges of scalabilty, elasticity, data latency and compatibility, the need modernize one’s data warehouse becomes apparent. Successful data warehouse modernization... more

ETL vs ELT: What’s the Difference, How They Help and Common Myths

If you have been using a data warehouse in your organization or are planning to build one, chances are you have already heard about ETL and ELT. But, let’s quickly recap to set the stage for the rest of this discussion. What are ETL and ELT? ETL and ELT refer to whether you transform (“T”)... more

A Toast to Our Intelligent Data Disruptors This Holiday Season

As the end of 2020 approaches and the holiday season is in full swing, we’re raising our glasses to celebrate our Informatica customers—our Intelligent Data Disruptors. Our customers have made 2020 a monumental year with their data-driven initiatives. Here are a few success stories we’re excited to shine some extra light on this holiday season:... more

Chief Data Officers: The Opportunity for Greater Data Use

In my recent blog post, I wrote about the priorities and challenges of chief data officers (CDOs) in the financial services industry, as reported in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey commissioned by Informatica.[1] In this blog, I will look at the opportunity for greater use of the data collected by organizations.... more

Chief Data Officers: A Financial Services Perspective

In my last blog, I wrote about the challenges and opportunities for the four archetypes of data leadership identified in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey [1] commissioned by Informatica. In this blog, I will look at the priorities and challenges reported by chief data officers in the financial services industry. The... more

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