Tag "Data Quality"

Better Data Helps Christus Health Become Patient-Centric

With fifteen years of experience working with healthcare data, Alex Zimmerman, director of data management and business intelligence at Christus Health, was welcomed as a bit of a rock star at the recently concluded Informatica World 2016. Business and technology leaders from across industries had assembled specifically to hear him share his insights about data... more

Part 1: The Importance of Test Data Management for Development and Operations

The adoption of agile software development has prompted the tighter collaboration between development and operations (DevOps) – a practice that enables the implementation of agile. DevOps enables more frequent, timely, higher quality software delivery by deploying automated tools for test, release, configuration management and continuous integration, while fostering collaboration across the various teams involved in... more

The Data Governance Panel Explores The Complex Business of Using Data Correctly

Data Governance requires people, processes, and technology to collaborate seamlessly in order to be successful. But it can be executed using different frameworks and operating models, depending on project needs. During Informatica World, a Data Governance customer panel featured a selection of use cases and styles that showcased a wide range of strategies. Through presentations... more

The Insurance Industry’s Massive Data Challenge: Two Case Studies from Brazil’s SulAmerica and France’s MACIF Group

With seven million customers, SulAmerica Seguros is the largest independent insurance company in Brazil, offering a suite of financial offerings ranging from health, dental and life insurance to products for retirement and asset management. But as José Guilherme, SulAmerica’s Business Intelligence Manager explained at Informatica World 2016 in San Francisco, without a customer-centric view of... more

“Adaptive” Integrated Operations Planning

I ran into an article a few weeks ago proclaiming that IOPS is dead. Another one from HBR attests to the strengths and pitfalls of planning. Vendors from SAP, Oracle, 02Solutions, Anaplan would tell you it has not met its demise. Pundits having suffered through a bad implementation will tell you it is a career... more

Data Quality Still a Challenge in Financial Services

Despite significant investments in Data Governance programs, Chief Data Officers, and Tools, financial services companies (buy side, sell side, insurance, banking, etc.) of all sizes continue to struggle with the quality of data in their enterprise as evidenced by a recent survey and white paper completed by WBR and Informatica “Modernizing Data Quality & Governance:... more

Your One Stop Guide for Upcoming Data Governance Research Opportunities

Last month we held a user conference in New York City titled the Informatica MDM 360 Summit. At the event we had keynotes from the Informatica executive team, the product leadership team, and some amazing customers. In addition, there were three tracks held in the afternoon to align with common industry initiatives. One track was... more