Tag "Data Quality"

Powering the Future of Healthcare

Digital transformation is having a broad and meaningful impact on some of the healthcare industry’s most intractable challenges. With better access to personal health information, newly empowered patients are making informed treatment decisions and have higher expectations regarding procedure and price transparency. Healthcare providers must respond faster and dispense high-quality care within a framework of... more

Data means business: A practical guide for business leaders who want to learn how to use data strategically

Having spent the better part of my career in the data space—14 years with Pfizer as Director of Global Data Management, and now 9 years with Informatica as VP of Data Governance—data is clearly an area I’m passionate about. So I was intrigued when I heard that someone who I think very highly of—Barry Green,... more

Why Do Enterprises Today Need Data Cataloging More Than Ever?

The data landscape is changing and growing rapidly. Data has become the new competitive battlefield of our time. As a result, many organizations today are committed to become “data-driven.” However, leading organizations seem to be failing in these efforts. The 2019 Big Data and AI Executive Survey published by NewVantage Partners revealed the percentage of... more

Keys to Improving Data Literacy in Today’s Data-Driven Enterprises

Across every industry from financial services to healthcare, companies are creating, storing, analyzing, and leveraging data more than ever before to combat fraud, find new cures to deadly diseases, and automate entire industries with data-powered artificial intelligence and machine learning robotics.  Modern data integration, data quality, and data engineering technologies have made it easier than... more

Delivering Data Quality for Everyone, Everywhere

Welcome back to my final blog in the Data Quality for Everyone, Everywhere series. If you did not see my previous blogs, you’ll find them here: Data Quality for Everyone, Everywhere and Why Data Quality Does Not Extend To Everyone, Everywhere Today. Given the financial and reputational impact of poor data quality, there is a... more

ETL vs ELT: What’s the Difference, How They Help and Common Myths

If you have been using a data warehouse in your organization or are planning to build one, chances are you have already heard about ETL and ELT. But, let’s quickly recap to set the stage for the rest of this discussion. What are ETL and ELT? ETL and ELT refer to whether you transform (“T”)... more

In Highmark Health’s Pursuit of a Remarkable Customer Experience, Trusted Data is Essential

Whether your organization is a locally owned small business or the second largest integrated healthcare delivery and financing system in the United States, you understand that providing a positive experience to your customers is critical to your success. It’s what keeps your clients satisfied. It’s what builds your reputation. It’s what keeps customers coming back for more—and telling their friends about your... more

How to Put Data to Work for Self-Service Analytics and Data Science With AI-Powered Enterprise Data Preparation

Trends driving demand for enterprise-scale data preparation Today, organizations are excited about the potential value of data to drive data-informed decisions for competitive advantage. But gaining the full value from the rapidly growing data in volume and diversity is increasingly challenging. There is also a growing demand for trusted data from every user to make... more

Informatica iPaaS Enables Data-Driven Transformation in the Tourism Sector

This blog is co-authored by Jaymin Darbari, Data Governance Lead, Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism and Hafdi Salah, Managing Partner at BBI Consultancy The travel and tourism industry depends on data to spot trends, understand what travelers are looking for, and make decisions about how to attract new visitors. But that data is... more

2021 Data Management Predictions for Financial Services

The new year brings new challenges and opportunities across the financial services industry as banks, brokerages, and life and P&C insurance companies prepare to enter it with enthusiasm and caution. To help shed some light on what might be in store, I’ve compiled a list of the top predictions in 2021 across financial services:  The... more