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Procurement Costs -Supplier Management Money Saving Tips

Procurement Costs Supplier management can be expensive. Did you know that companies could save up to $6 million annually in supplier spend by leveraging trusted supplier data quality? * Cost efficiency, cost reduction, and spend analytics continue to be among the top business priorities in supply chain management (SCM) and procurement. According to Deloitte’s 2016... more

Welcome to Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services

Today, we are incredibly excited to announce General Availability of Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services – Winter 2017 December Release. At Informatica, our mission is to accelerate data driven digital transformation of businesses. At the heart of the mission is the innovation in enterprise cloud data management space to meet growing needs of enterprises. To realize... more

Informatica Big Data Management and Ranger Integration

Informatica Big Data Management (BDM) product is GUI based integrated development environment that organizations use to build their Data Integration, Data Quality and Data Governance processes for their big data platforms. Informatica BDM has built-in Smart Executor that supports various processing engines such as Blaze, Apache Spark, Apache Hive on MapReduce and Apache Hive on... more

Driving Analytics Modernization with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 GA

There’s a lot of industry talk and customer movement towards analytics modernization. After all, analytics is the proverbial rubber hitting the road when it comes to data answering business questions and guiding business decisions. The analytic visuals are critical to understanding, the sliders key to finding outliers, and mobility essential to answering business questions when... more

Data Masking and Encryption Are Different

A common misconception within the data community is that encryption is considered a form of data masking. Even worse is that there are some that erroneously identify both as one and the same. Data masking and Data encryption are two technically distinct processes. Encryption at the field level is considered a data masking function. There are many... more

Data Monetization: Pie in the Sky?

Over the course of the last year increasingly more clients have been inquiring with us about the topic of “Data Monetization”. In other words, they wanted to learn more about how Informatica enables their ability to “sell” their existing data from operations instead of just archiving them away or deleting them. As you can imagine,... more

The Quality of the Ingredients Make the Dish-Applies to Data Quality

In a previous life, I was a pastry chef in a now-defunct restaurant. One of the things I noticed while working there (and frankly while cooking at home) is that the better the ingredients, the better the final result. If we used poor quality apples in the apple tart, we ended up with a soupy, flavorless mess with a chewy crust.... more