Tag "Hadoop"

Data Lake Management: Poor Architecture Makes “Fishing for Insights” Difficult

It’s tough to fish for insights in a poorly designed Data Lake. When you decide to build a data lake, you first need three things: A strong foundation A design blue print A vision for the final product which end users will consume If done correctly, you end up with a delicious platter of fish. ... more

Time for a Broadbandectomy?

One day.  That’s all I want from my broadband provider.  One day of continuous, uninterrupted broadband service with a consistent speed.  Is that too much to ask?  I know VoIP is not the most stable service in the world but lately I’m finding my mobile is my most reliable device for voice calls.  Streaming catch-up... more

Cloud? Big Data? Oh my! Gotta Integrate Them All with One System – an Integration Hub

As enterprises modernize to take advantage of the cloud and big data, they want to have the same, fresh curated data available everywhere.  Hybrid is the new normal as SaaS has become mainstream. Data lakes are going from the sandbox into production. The challenge is how tie all of these new applications and data stores... more

Metadata Management is the Foundation of Data Intelligence Applications that Power Business

When it comes to addressing mission-critical business problems, comprehensive metadata management is a critical capability for any enterprise information management strategy. In the Gartner report “Market Guide for Metadata Management Solutions”, Gartner’s clients stated they want metadata management capabilities in order to address five major use cases: Data Governance, BI & Analytics, MDM, SOA, and... more

See Data Integration Hub 10.1’s Cloud & Big Data Integration in Action

Informatica believes there is a better way to do data integration and so we developed the Integration Hub as the next generation way to modernize your data infrastructure.  With a flexible combination of centralization and self-service for distributed teams, Informatica Data Integration Hub’s publish/subscribe hub architecture powers your data projects to a new level of... more

Fraud – Could Data be the Magic Weapon for CSPs?

Fraud has been a big challenge for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) and probably always will be.  According to the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) fraud costs CSPs billions of dollars a year and in their 2015 survey estimated that cost at over $38bn a year. I was talking with a former colleague recently and he... more

TDWI and Rabobank to Talk About the Power of Data Hubs to Boost Business Value

Data hubs are gaining significant momentum as companies look for ways to boost productivity and governance of data integration.  Organizations want to reduce duplication, overlapping data movements and transformations.  They want to be able to deliver the same, fresh processed data to multiple applications and analytics systems on-premises and the cloud to ensure all teams... more

Accelerate Your Data Modernization Projects to Drive Value with Data Integration Hub 10.1

Companies across the globe are embarking on data modernization projects to better leverage their data to generate new business value, such as better understanding their customers or to create new data products. Updating analytics systems and enterprise applications to leverage new technologies, such as the cloud and big data for these new projects can be... more