Tag "DaaS"

Data Quality and Governance: An Informatica World 2017 Preview

Here we are. Just a few short days away from Informatica World 2017. If you haven’t registered yet, I encourage you to consider coming out and joining us for the most informative data event that you’ll attend all year. And it’s in the heart of San Francisco! If you have registered, perhaps you’re starting to... more

Consistent, Curated Data Though Hub-based Data Quality and Enrichment

Data fragmentation and poor quality data are significant challenges for large organizations around the world.  The old computing adage of “garbage in, garbage out” is as true now as it has ever been and inconsistencies between data processing done in separate, parallel point-to-point integrations feeding different systems done on a project basis over time can... more

Fraud – Could Data be the Magic Weapon for CSPs?

Fraud has been a big challenge for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and probably always will be.  According to the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) fraud costs CSPs billions of dollars a year and in their 2015 survey estimated that cost at over $38bn a year. I was talking with a former colleague recently and he... more

Slam-dunk, Quick Wins at Informatica World 2016 with Data as a Service

When you attend an event, do you ever return back to your office to find your boss waiting to know what you learned? How did you spend the department’s budget? Did you learn something of value at the event that will make the department better? I know, for me, it’s important that wherever I’m at... more

When Tragedy Strikes, and then Strikes Again. A Tale of Bad Data.

Imagine the relief you must feel when you step forth from the rubble, look around, and realize that in spite of your entire town being demolished by a tornado, that your home has miraculously made it. In disbelief you must stand there and take it all in. Everything around you, flattened to the ground but... more

Quickly Become Data Driven and Increase Efficiency

“We need to be more efficient.” “We need to be more nimble.” “We need to show results.” Phrases like these are commonly heard at meetings every hour of the day all over the world. The drive for internal efficiency has been growing faster and faster, with the pace of technology racing in parallel. Regardless of... more