Tag "data privacy"

After 3 Years of GDPR, Lessons Learned and Key Actions to Take in Data Governance

With year 3 of the European Union’s groundbreaking General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) complete, it’s worth reflecting on this personal data privacy revolution and the best practices learned to help future success as we enter year 4. Has the GDPR become an unnecessary compliance burden—or is it a catalyst to creating new value from data?... more

Top Strategies to Stay Ahead of Changing Data Privacy Laws

Organizations are on a journey to unleash their most important asset—notwithstanding the innovators and data stewards who drive their business, of course. It’s the sensitive personal information about customers and other confidential data that is fueling digital transformation, delivering new analytic insights into consumer behavior, and unleashing new revenue streams. There’s a push to democratize data use and... more

Driving Business Value through Data Ethics

Given the extensive use of increasingly more data, combined with the growing reliance on algorithms for analysis to make decisions, organizations are having to investigate the provision of solutions including machine learning, artificial intelligence and robotics to process data, and ensure corresponding practices address the ethical implications resulting from the use of both personal and... more

A Toast to Our Intelligent Data Disruptors This Holiday Season

As the end of 2020 approaches and the holiday season is in full swing, we’re raising our glasses to celebrate our Informatica customers—our Intelligent Data Disruptors. Our customers have made 2020 a monumental year with their data-driven initiatives. Here are a few success stories we’re excited to shine some extra light on this holiday season:... more

A Case to Reconstruct the World of Business Applications with Data Governance

Many industries worldwide deploy a wide variety of Business Applications (BAs) as a channel to offer services and, in return, they can capture, funnel, store and retrieve data which they can use for business activities such as reporting, predictive analytics, and other operations. Depending on the industry type, BAs can provide a wide array of... more

Reflections on a Year of Empowerment—Creating Value from Trusted Data at McGraw- Hill Education

In January of this year, I introduced a new webinar series featuring data governance leaders who are empowering their organizations with trusted data. As part of that series, I’ve had the privilege to sit down each and every month with a collection of experts to highlight their journey, showcase their success, and share their insights on how to get the... more

Migrating to the Cloud with Trust to Accelerate Value through Innovation

Is the cloud a great opportunity? Yes, when made safe outside the firewall The current state of explosive data creation and digital use across the world has disrupted business as usual and is driving a true paradigm shift to what Informatica calls Data 4.0. In the new world of AI-driven intelligence and automation, Data 4.0... more

Data Governance in the Public Sector: How Effective Is Yours?

There’s no doubt that good data is a strategic asset to public sector institutions, whether in co-ordinating the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting and shaping long-term policy initiatives, or improving day-to-day service delivery. Complete, accurate, and accessible enterprise-wide data empowers institutions to make better decisions and take appropriate action, rapidly. Significant volumes of... more

Managing and Governing Data in Today’s Cloud-First Financial Services Industry

Cloud is the modern technology foundation for most of today’s digitally driven financial services industry. Regardless of size, companies across all sectors, from banking to brokerages, are investing in new cloud-based solutions for modern business applications, transaction platforms, and analytics to improve customer experience, simplify IT, and reduce ongoing operational costs. According to Forbes, 67%... more

Data Governance & Privacy Best Practices to Lower Risk and Drive Value

Today’s business leaders—which includes chief data officers, line of business owners, and other enterprise data stewards—are being asked to uncover more value from enterprise data. Of course, the most valuable insights often come from using data that is valuable in itself, providing a target for abuses internally and potential exfiltration to bad actors, if not governed appropriately. Keeping data safe... more