Tag "digital transformation"

HIMSS 2018: What a Difference a Year Makes!

At last year’s HIMSS conference Informatica displayed our newly acquired Axon Data Governance, along with our next generation intelligent data applications – Enterprise Data Catalog and Enterprise Data Lake. This year we are back with the same applications, but now with live demonstrations that showcase the power and value of comprehensive integration between these applications,... more

HIMSS 2018 – Intelligent Disruption and Digital Transformation are Upon Us

We need to look no further than the nightly news cycle to appreciate the disruption of the healthcare industry is at full throttle. This is clear from mergers between some of the largest companies in different healthcare sectors, to the recent announcement that Amazon will be partnering with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway to create a... more

Value of an Enterprise Intelligent Data Governance Framework

Some challenges The adoption and rollout of Data Governance at an enterprise level is often impeded for several reasons, but commonly it is because the communities of data consumers in the business don’t see the value of engaging with it. Data Governance may be seen as an overhead to the business in terms of time,... more

5 Steps to Building a Data Lake with Informatica Big Data Management on Azure

Big data is the underpinning of how companies are revolutionizing customer engagement, driving productivity and fueling innovation. It has emerged as a megatrend that is continuing to gain attention. Big data started with Hadoop. Yahoo! and Google used Hadoop as a simple, focused product designed to index web pages for search. Today big data is... more

Chief Trust Officer: Building Relationships on Trust

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

‘Backstage’ with the Cubs: How Data Drives Success at Wrigley Field

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

Machine Learning and AI: The Hype is Real When it Comes to Data

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

If Going Digital Is All About Change, Why Are We All So Useless At It?

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