Tag "Data Integration"

Genesis Digital Transformation Powered by Data Integration Hub

Data Hubs are the modern way to rapidly implement the data infrastructure necessary to power digital transformations. Data architects have been looking for a better way to do data integration than the traditional point-to-point approach and integration hubs provide a fantastic solution for faster, more organized data integration. Genesis Housing is an innovative housing authority... more

The More Complex the Cloud Computing Market Becomes, the More We Need Data Integration

The RightScale “State of the Cloud” report out now has some key findings that I would like to discuss in relation to data integration. The world is getting more complex, in terms of cloud platforms, and that means that we need data integration more than ever. Per the report: In polling, the respondents reported that... more

Moving to a “Data Integration First” Strategy

Want to transform your business? You need data integration. At least, that’s the good advice from Julie Hunt. “Forward-moving businesses and their data needs comprise a whole new world that is constantly changing. This new data-smart world is built on expanded approaches to data integration that have become known collectively as Modern Data Integration. If... 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

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

Three More Data Integration Best Practices that You May Not Know About

I’m often surprised by what people don’t know about data integration. Data integration is in the top 3 strategic technologies that enterprises employ. The concern is that enterprises are not getting the most for their investment in data integration technology. Perhaps it’s time to look at both basic best practices that have been around for... more

Data Integration must be Assumed, Far-reaching, and Systemic – An AWS re:Invent recap by David Linthicum

At Amazon re:Invent, which was held last week in Las Vegas, Werner Vogels, Amazon’s Chief Technology Officer, outlined a vision for a modern data architecture that covered data ingestion and data governance. This vision included the announcement of Amazon Glue. While these services are additional tools in the shed, what struck me the most as I... 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

What if Da Vinci Had Used Enterprise Information Catalog?

Recently I was at Da Vinci: The Ultimate Innovator special exhibition in Space and Aviation museum in San Diego. Leonardo da Vinci is the greatest inventor in the history. He created futuristic inventions, spectacular sketches and designs that should have revolutionized technology during his time and now. But his work had very little impact to... more