Tag "Metadata Management"

Informatica a Leader in IDC’s Assessment of Data Catalog Solutions

Informatica has been named a leader in IDC’s first-ever Marketscape for Worldwide Data Catalog Software. We are delighted and honored by this assessment from IDC. IDC views data intelligence as the future unified data platform. In the report, IDC states, “The future of intelligence is informed by data intelligence, where data-native workers and machines can... more

Leave No Metadata Behind with AI-powered Enterprise Data Catalog Advanced Scanners

Metadata connectivity is a critical component of data cataloging. It  helps establish the unified metadata foundation required to drive successful data-driven digital transformation initiatives with intelligence and automation.  At Informatica, we have been working with many of the leading Global 2000 and Fortune 500 enterprises across industries and geographies to help them intelligently catalog and... more

2020 CLAIREview Intelligent Data Summit for Cloud Data Warehouses, Data Lakes, and Data Lakehouses

Many of us are working from home these days, some of us for the first time in our careers. Even seasoned working-from-home professionals like myself feel like we are cast members on a “Working from Home Extreme Edition” reality show. The experience can be challenging in and of itself; adding in children, roommates, siblings, spouses,... more

Getting Ready for Data 4.0? Take the First Step with Cloud-Native Data Management

We’ve been on an exponential path with data over the last decade. Data 1.0 was when we used data to drive specific business applications. Data 2.0 was the aggregation of data to support enterprise-wide business processes. And in Data 3.0, we used data to power our digital transformation journeys. Today, with increasing demands and the... more

Binge-Watch CLAIREview for Industry Perspectives on Intelligent Data Cataloging and Metadata Management

Over the last few years, the phrase “Data drives all business transformation” has been ubiquitous and probably over-used in different contexts (I plead guilty to that charge as a data and analytics professional). But as we all collectively grapple with personal and professional challenges in the interesting times we are living in now, the importance... more

Healthcare Transformation: Goodbye Data Frustration, Hello Data Freedom, Part II

This second in a series focusing on the challenges and changes facing healthcare payers and providers focuses on how data management holds the promise of a cure for what ails the healthcare industry. Every transformational healthcare initiative today has a significant reliance on the availability of accessible, trusted and secure data. In my previous post,... more

Informatica Named a Leader in Metadata Management by Gartner for the 4th Consecutive Year

Gartner recently published its 2019 Metadata Management Magic Quadrant. This is the fourth year that Gartner has published this annual report and for the fourth year in a row, Informatica has been named a Leader.[1] Over the last few years, metadata management  has rapidly evolved from being an arcane technical discipline to a critical business... more

Self Service BI vs Data Governance: How to be “Data Agile” with a Catalog

Business users always had an insatiable hunger for data. They were already discovering and mashing up data from different sources, aggregating them in excel and presenting PowerPoint analysis in the 1990s, albeit with difficulty. Then technology caught up. Self-service Business Intelligence tools like Tableau, Qlikview and more recently Amazon QuickSight made the aggregating, visualizing and sharing... more