Tag "data"

Governed or Self-Service? Centralized or Distributed? Get Ready to Deal With Today’s Vexing Data Dilemmas

We’ve certainly come a long way when it comes to business intelligence (BI) and analytics, Organizations have become very adept and taking data from multiple sources and packaging it into formats for consumption by analytics engines and algorithms. While we have addressed the technical aspects of BI and analytics, the organizational challenges and data dilemmas... more

SaaS Sprawl: Is History Repeating Itself?

Remember the late 1990s and early 2000s? Back then, CIOs and business leaders were making their mark by implementing ERP software. This software automated key business functions like finance, HR and the first wave of cheap, easy-to-deploy niche applications which specialized in specific business processes not adequately covered by ERP. Companies spent a ton on... more

The Role of Data in Digital Transformation in Insurance

Digital Transformation has become a major agenda item for many Insurance institutions. In a recent blog, I looked at Digital Transformation for Retail Banking (link here). In this blog, I wanted to explore what I see happening in the world of Insurance and the role that data plays in this industry. My view has been... more

Investment in Data: What ROI Can Life Science Organizations Expect?

After many years of data making the headlines in business and popular media alike, data is finally making inroads in terms of corporate priorities too.  Informatica’s CEO, Anil Chakravarthy, has identified the next evolution of data management with data as the new control point. It is becoming clear that organizations that take a strategic approach... more

Using Data to Delight Guests: How Hyatt Wins Customers

“Data is what makes it possible for Hyatt colleagues to provide a personalized experience that guests do not forget. Thanks to the relationship with Informatica, Hyatt can relate the data together and give colleagues the means to act on it across all Hyatt hotels worldwide.” – SriHari Thotapalli, Director, Customer Data Management, Hyatt Hotels At global... more

Are Insurance Companies in Danger of Digital Disruption?

A major analyst firm that will go unnamed thinks so. According their research, digital disruption is one of the most important factors impacting the insurance industry today. Making matters worse this firm’s industry assessment shows that only a small fraction of insurance companies are what it classifies as digitally leaders. If there is good news,... more