Tag "cloud"

Need a Shopping Experience for Data Assets? An Intelligent Data Catalog is your Best Ally

I am a big fan of online shopping. Whether it is back to school or holiday shopping, I enjoy the shopping experience, flexibility and quick access to goods in the comfort of my home. I can quickly sift through thousands of items, get product details, read consumer recommendations, review alternate options and ultimately make that... more

Quickly Boost Efficiency and Lower Costs with the New Cloud Integration Hub Salesforce Accelerator

Increasing cloud integration is slowing down your data-driven digital transformations. Replacing redundant and expensive point-to-point data synchronizations with Salesforce with a more organized and agile approach to cloud integration can accelerate your progress. Many organizations find that taking the traditional project-based, point-to-point approach to integration of the multiple clouds and on-premises systems is too slow... more

The Asset You Can’t Ignore

I hear this idea a lot lately: Data, we’ve suddenly realized, is a business asset, a source of potential value. This is certainly true, but a lot of the discussion seems to frame that opportunity as a bonus, something extra. That’s ridiculous. “Making the most of your data” is not the limited province of extra-clever... more

Greater Self-Service and Automation with Data Integration Hub 10.2

Getting data-driven digital transformation projects into production quickly requires a modern approach to data integration. Data is increasingly spread across a proliferating number of systems including multiple clouds and big data as well as existing applications and databases. Many companies struggle with digital transformation since they don’t have an organized and agile data backbone to... more

Data Quality: Self-Service Advancements for a Hybrid World

Last week, my colleagues and I joined together to give you a sneak-peek at the latest updates to Data Quality, PowerCenter, and Data Integration Hub with version 10.2. If you missed the webinar, I’d encourage you to take a moment and watch the replay. We showcased the latest advancements and how they will help you with some... more

Extending PowerCenter to Cloud with Amazon Redshift

Are you a PowerCenter user interested in an Amazon Redshift data warehouse?  Or perhaps you have already started working on a new POC (Proof of Concept) for Amazon Redshift?  If so, you are not alone! And we’d like to help you out! Many of Informatica’s PowerCenter customers are exploring ways to leverage their long-standing investment... more

SaaS Sprawl: Is History Repeating Itself?

Remember the late 1990s and early 2000s? Back then, CIOs and business leaders were making their mark by implementing ERP software. This software automated key business functions like finance, HR and the first wave of cheap, easy-to-deploy niche applications which specialized in specific business processes not adequately covered by ERP. Companies spent a ton on... 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