Tag "Data Integration"

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

Does Your Data Management Help Deliver Great Customer Experience?

The holy grail for many companies is delivering a great customer experience. Customers that receive a great experience are more likely to be repeat customers. In a subscription economy (which we’re now in), they’re more likely to keep subscribing. So how are companies scrambling to build and improve that experience?  They have realized that they... more

AI for Data Management: Informatica Announces the Acquisition of GreenBay Technologies

At Informatica, we firmly believe the world of Data 4.0 is here. In this world, trusted data drives digital transformation. Trusted data creates sustainable competitive advantage. Data also carries significant risks and liabilities if best practices around data privacy and compliance are not enforced. But data can be the most valuable compounding asset when managed... more

7 Challenges of Industrial IoT Streaming Analytics – Guide to Success

This blog is co-authored by Nacho Lafuente, Founder & CEO, Datumize. The world of connected devices is growing at such a fast pace that by the end of 2020, there will be more devices than human beings on Earth (Cisco). Many devices have poor-to-limited connectivity, while many others provide closed or proprietary data formats. The... more

Data Quality Is Central to All Data Integration Projects

When doing some research for this article I came across the following quote from TDWI in 2006: “Profiling, data quality, and data integration are three business practices that go together like bread, butter, and jam. . . data management professionals and their business counterparts need to coordinate efforts and design projects that integrate all three... more

Higher Education Needs Data-Driven Contact Tracing to Reopen

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of higher education students, faculty, and staff that depend upon these colleges and universities. While many of these schools have demonstrated resilience and innovation by embracing distance learning, guidance, and support for their students, the financial viability of these schools will remain at risk if they can’t clear... more

Getting Ready for Data 4.0? Take the First Step with Cloud-Native Data Management

We’ve been on an exponential path with data over the last decade. Data 1.0 was when we used data to drive specific business applications. Data 2.0 was the aggregation of data to support enterprise-wide business processes. And in Data 3.0, we used data to power our digital transformation journeys. Today, with increasing demands and the... more

Setting the Foundation for Enterprise Cloud Data Warehouses—Part 2

How to Find Quick Wins in a Cloud Data Warehouse or Data Lake In my previous post, I described the benefits of using an enterprise data catalog to better navigate to quicker value in your cloud journey. In this second post in the series, I’ll expand on the benefits of taking a high-value, iterative approach... more

From Hand Coding to Automated, Intelligent Data Integration – A Year in the Life of a Data Management Team

At a Monday morning scrum meeting, Sam, VP of Data Management, discusses plans to modernize current on-premises data infrastructure to a cloud-based data warehouse and data lake. This IT-led modernization project will achieve scalability, elasticity, agility, and bring it better performance. Part of the project plan includes a data ingestion and processing framework  to process... more

Data is King for State and Municipal Government Crisis Response

State and municipal governments are struggling with a data deluge now more than ever. As they grapple with the multitude of data sources now available to draw from to successfully manage the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, they are discovering large gaps in their ability to holistically leverage this data for their desired outcomes. Using spreadsheets and... more