Tag "Data Management"
Forgive the hyperbole but I chose it for a reason: ERP systems do one thing only and that they are very good at – they formalize the capture of transactions of cash going in and out of an organization. At least this was the definition of the financial module, which was and still is the... more
Part 1 – I, Robot Sometimes, when writing a word document, I would spell a word so wrong, that MS Office spell check would just give up on me. It would say to me, “Lady, I know all the words in the English dictionary, and I have no clue what you want to say.” I... more
It seems there is a new, hyperbolic vendor announcement about applying Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning (AI/ML) to data management daily. How do you separate fact from fiction?
How can data warehouses be reconstituted for today’s cloud-based, data-driven enterprises? The data warehouse has a place in this new world, but it takes on a new role and mission. This unfolding scenario was recently explored by analysts with the Eckerson Group, who say data warehouses remain essential in many larger, complex enterprises. Data warehouses... more
*Guest post by Barry Green, Chief Data Officer (Interim) at Bank of Ireland Policy Next Steps Many assume that the Chief Data Officer’s (CDO) policy and data management are relatively well understood. This broadly includes governance, quality and controls, modelling & architecture, usage & flows and key domains. It is the ‘how’, which causes the issues. This... more
You’ve undoubtedly heard all the hype about the volume of data doubling every two years. The sad fact is that first, it’s true and second, 50% of data is coming from external (read: less controllable) sources. That means it’s getting harder and harder to find the forest (read: business insight) for the trees. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a data catalog that could show you exactly what data you have across your entire organization?
Informatica has always been 100% focused on driving the productivity of data management. Now, to take the next step, Informatica is building artificial intelligence into the Intelligent Data Platform as a service that will use enterprise metadata to make the platform more intelligent and productive.
Let’s make this easy. Here is a list of must-not-miss breakout sessions for you. You can hear the latest on PowerCenter, hybrid data management, big data, intelligence, and data governance. Many of the sessions will be delivered by thought-leading customers who have “been there and done that.”
As I revisit some of my most recent conversations on digital disruption with automotive and logistics CIOs, it has become apparent to me that they are all working on proposals on how to change their organizations’ business models. Design, test, sell and service a car every 5,000 miles is no longer good enough and orchestrating... more
Absolutely nobody disputes the potential value of big data. It provides an economic way to ask new analytics questions that we were never able to ask before. And that is possible because we are able to combine new, large, and widely disparate data sets in ways that were never economically possible before. The challenge people are now facing is that it getting harder and harder to show business value.