Tag "Data Governance"

Deprioritising GDPR – Is it a Risk Worth Taking?

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation Act comes into force in May 2018. Companies who store or process personal information on European individuals would have had two years to understand the requirements and formulate a strategy for compliance. My experience in working with regulatory affairs people in the pharmaceutical industry is telling me that there are... more

Informatica wins Tableau 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year

I am excited to share with you that Informatica won the Tableau 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year award. During Tableau’s annual Partner Leadership Summit which was held in Jan 23-25 in Seattle, Washington , Tableau recognized Informatica as its 2016 Global Technology Partner of the Year. Tableau’s Partner Awards recognize excellent performance and... more

Fear Not! Get Out of Data Mess with a Good Data Catalog

Every organization today wants to use data as competitive advantage to drive profits, reduce cost, improve customer experience and stay ahead of the competition. Organizations are investing in data related projects that will empower their business uses to make good timely decisions. However, these days, business users are not just accessing data warehouses for their... more

From The CIO’s Desk: Looking Ahead to 2017

Today, successful organizations are focused on how they can digitally transform their business most effectively. This modernization is having a profound effect because traditional industries are being disrupted by new entrants with a digital, rather than capital and people intensive business models. Additionally, brand new companies can start and grow very quickly when their product... more

Our Best Three Customer Centricity Giveaways of 2016

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of 2016 winding down. If you’re like me, you’re wrapping up one of your busiest years in recent memory. You’re also thinking about 2017 and how to take your company, your team and your skills to the next level. You’re thinking about what you need to do to... more

Happy Birthday, GovernYourData.com!

I’m proud to announce that GovernYourData.com, the all-things-data-governance-community I created with Informatica, turns 4 in January 2017!   Being such a passionate advocate and evangelist for data governance throughout my career, I’m excited that my pride and joy, GovernYourData.com, has become a valuable resource for so many.  (Yes, my kids are my pride and joy too... more

Big Data in Financial Services: From Buzz Word to Business Benefits

The global financial services industry processes hundreds of billions of transactions daily. From managing ATM withdrawals and insurance policies to administering payments and buying and issuing securities—financial services institutions generate massive volumes of structured and unstructured data. But what good is all this data if it sits in silos, or if it can’t be used... more