The successful, modern business is data driven. The “platform” for operations, decision making, and strategic insight is your corporate data asset. Organizations that are more skilled at using and understanding data will develop competitive advantages that will be hard to overcome. This podcast series will help you understand the optimal ways to leverage a corporate data platform both from an overall and vertical industry perspective.
The competitive dynamic in the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries has reached a fever pitch. And those firms that can better collect, understand and leverage their data assets will be the winners. Data is not only the key ingredient for improving customer experience, but it is also essential for the “back-office” functions that improve efficiency. The key aim for retailers and CPG firms is to build an effective corporate data platform that can support both needs.
Episode 4: There is no shortage of pundits and experts proclaiming the value of corporate data. Many note that it will be the new “currency” of business, or the “oil” that powers business. This is accurate, but when a CIO or CEO looks at making data their corporate currency, they find that there is a long way to go. Currency can be defined as “a standardization of money (or data) in any form and is in use or circulation as a medium of exchange”. Currency is consistent, known, and universal. Unfortunately, in most organizations, data is not. The question is how to get from the current state where data, unlike money, is distributed, siloed, and inconsistently defined, to a future state where it is indeed used and managed much like money is today.
The move to digital business has wrought profound changes in certain industries, and financial services is one of them. Not only are traditional financial services companies using data and technology to change the game, a plethora of “FinTech” startups are using digital products to dislodge traditional players. This podcast episode features Peter Ku. Vice President, Chief Industry Strategist for financial services for Informatica. He shares his insight, expertise, and experiences in helping financial services firm become data-driven.
Technology is changing how healthcare and life sciences organizations operate. With more information and analytics to find the “meaning” from the data resource, these organizations are making breakthroughs in therapies, discoveries, and patient outcomes. This blog details the key points from a recent podcast with Richard Kramer, Chief Strategist Healthcare and Life Sciences at Informatica. The podcast detailed best practices and strategies for building a data layer in these vertical industries.
Episode 1: The successful, modern business is data driven. Information is the “platform” for operations, decision making, and strategic insight. Organizations that are more skilled at using and understanding data will develop competitive advantages that will be hard to overcome. This podcast, featuring Jitesh Ghai, Chief Product Officer at Informatica, focuses on how any organization can better leverage and utilize their unique information asset.nn