Tag "digital transformation"
When Informatica talks about trust, we’re usually framing it around trusted data. It’s a core element of an enterprise data platfor: Can you trust that the data is accurate, timely, etc.? But then there’s security: Can you trust that your data is secure? In the cloud, on premises, regardless of application, at rest and in... more
It’s hard not to like the travel side of my job. I get to meet customers and peers, attend conferences and events, and share experiences around data and digital transformation. But, as a rabid baseball fan, my September trip to Chicago was really special: I took a “backstage” tour of Wrigley Field with Chicago Cubs... more
Virtually every business is planning or executing a major digital transformation involving new business models, new technologies, and new processes. There are several essential ingredients for a successful digital transformation. Data is one of them – data is a critical foundation for every successful digital transformation. In the world of data, we are experiencing not... more
“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” So goes an ancient Japanese proverb. As a CIO, you know better than most how important it is to balance vision and action: Even the best plan can fail because of poor execution. From digital transformation to cloud migration or organizational optimization, the... more
The human psyche is designed for emergency braking. It’s not so good at long-term self-preservation. Humans aren’t great at long-term preservation. As a society, we are prone to procrastinate, go with the status quo and not upset processes. I can feel a few of you getting ready to hit the ‘comment’ button… but before you... more
At the recent CIO100 Symposium in Colorado Springs, I was thrilled that we received such enthusiastic feedback and interest in the CIO Reading List! I’m so glad that CIOs—and IT folks in general—understand the value of sharing and discussing books that aren’t explicitly about IT issues. With the industry moving so quickly, now more than... more
For the last few years, most conferences I have been to have had a common theme: Digital Transformation. The clear message that comes from analysts, influencers and industry alike is that we are currently in the midst of the biggest transformation in corporate history. The transformation is digital in nature – and data is the... more
I hear this idea a lot lately: Data, we’ve suddenly realized, is a business asset, a source of potential value. This is certainly true, but a lot of the discussion seems to frame that opportunity as a bonus, something extra. That’s ridiculous. “Making the most of your data” is not the limited province of extra-clever... 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?
Like every business, the Travel Retail industry is experiencing the changes in global consumer behavior, the and sees the need for omni-channel and data-driven solutions. One of our key clients is a leader in Luxury Travel Retail, and presented their approach to data-driven digital transformation at Informatica World 2017 in San Francisco. (The name of... more