Tag "data lake"

Why data needs to be hands-free

Data is being democratized, extending the audience for business analytics by sharing access with more enterprise users. In theory, that should mean more people can bring insights to the surface and uncover new opportunities to create customer value. Advances like data orchestration and data lakes have made broader access easier – but many organizations still... more

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

Unleashing data’s promise in disrupted times

The average lifespan of an S&P500 company is now less than 20 years – down from 60 years in the 1950s. If large organizations are going to survive, they need to radically rethink strategies and business models. Grocery stores are launching banks. E-commerce businesses are building brick and mortar locations. Amid all the disruption, the... more

Informatica Wins Snowflake Data Lake Partner of the Year

And the Winner Is…?  Informatica!   We’re excited to announce that Informatica was recognized as the Snowflake Data Lake Partner of the Year for Cloud Analytics this week at Snowflake’s virtual partner summit. Thanks to our longstanding partnership and deep technology integrations, we’ve been designated an Elite partner in their new Technology Partner Program and are Snowflake-ready. That means our joint solution is validated and certified on Snowflake, so customers can feel confident as they modernize their data warehouses and data lakes in the cloud.  ... more

3 Key Essentials for Cloud Lakehouse Data Management

“An iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator… an iPod… a phone… are you getting it? These are not three separate devices; this is one device… and we are calling it the iPhone!” This is how Steve Jobs proudly introduced the Apple iPhone on January 9, 2007. The iPhone was revolutionary at the time because... more

Analytics Modernization on Azure: One Size Does Not Fit All

Discover Four Customer Journeys to a Cloud Data Warehouse or Data Lake on Azure A modern analytics strategy built on a strong data foundation is the key to success for modern enterprise businesses. But how do you achieve that foundation? A recent Harvard Business Review survey of global executives found that 80 percent of respondents say their organizations are struggling... more

Migrating to AWS with Informatica | Webinar

  Migrate to AWS   In the midst of almost everyone migrating operations to the cloud, few organizations are opening new data centers or planning major new hardware procurements. The added agility, efficiency, flexible scaling and breadth of capabilities of AWS (Amazon Web Services) in particular makes it extremely appealing to IT and business leaders,... more

5 Steps to Building a Data Lake with Informatica Big Data Management on Azure

Big data is the underpinning of how companies are revolutionizing customer engagement, driving productivity and fueling innovation. It has emerged as a megatrend that is continuing to gain attention. Big data started with Hadoop. Yahoo! and Google used Hadoop as a simple, focused product designed to index web pages for search. Today big data is... more

How AWS Data Lake Transforms Asurion Mobile Customer Experience

Updated August 2019 If you are anything like me, you might have, once or twice, dropped your phone in some not-to-be-specified water-carrying vessel… So it’s pretty safe to say that your mobile device is likely protected by Asurion. Asurion is a multi-billion dollar company providing much-needed insurance for smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices, on... more

Fast and Furious – Shifting from The Slow Data Lane

It’s a sunny afternoon, you’re on the highway with the top down and stuck in traffic. You fumble through your navigation trying to figure out which is the best and fastest route to your destination. You can take the side streets, where you will encounter traffic lights and eventually get to your destination. Alternatively, you... more