Tag "cloud"

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

Top 5 Ways a Hybrid Integration Hub Can Accelerate Your Journey to the Cloud

Everyday at Informatica, we hear from customers about their data challenges as they strive to make progress in their journeys to the cloud. The more astute among them tell us that they want to avoid the mistakes of the past and try to build their new hybrid data infrastructure with a modern architecture and approach... more