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Event Report: Informatica Analyst Day Reveals A Growth Strategy

Informatica Sets The Stage For A New Chapter In Its History Informatica held its annual industry analyst day February 26th to 27th, 2013 at the Rosewood Sandhill in Menlo Park.  The event showcased Informatica’s go-forward strategy and road map for growth over the next three years. Key highlights include: Capturing a $6.5B market opportunity in […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on March 18, 2013

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Event Report: CRM Evolution 2012 #CRME12

CRM Continues To Evolve In A World Of Engagement The CRM industry’s major non-vendor customer focused event kicked off at the Marriott Marquis in New York from August 13th to 15th.  Conversations with prospects and practitioners at the event highlighted a few emerging trends: Shift from transaction to engagement. CRM traditionally focused mostly on the […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on August 14, 2012

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News Analysis: IBM Acquires MDM Leader Initiate Systems For Public Sector and Healthcare Prowess

IBM Adds A Leading Customer Data Integration/MDM Pioneer To Its Master Information Management Arsenal With arguably 10 master information management acquisitions since 2003, IBM continues to push towards its goal of adaptive master data management (MDM) (see Figure 1).  The recent acquisition of Initiate Systems comes after the heals of Oracle’s purchase of SilverCreek Systems […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on February 3, 2010

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Trends: Master Data Management 2010 – Focus On Outcomes Drives Push For Value

Market pressures and organizational maturity drives new master data management (MDM) trends Conversations with 31 leading edge organizations seeking business transformation highlight shifts in the MDM trends of the past.  Organizations awash in data need to move beyond the clutter and get to the information.  More data does not equate to more information.  In order […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on October 26, 2009

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Monday’s Musings: Why Every Social CRM Initiative Needs An MDM Backbone

Proliferation and access to new social tools creates significant challenges for organizations Organizations engaged in Social CRM initiatives often start out by monitoring the chatter and conversation across a few platforms and channels such as Facebook and Twitter.  As these organizations increase their savviness, they quickly realize the enormity of the challenge.  The exponential number […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on August 31, 2009

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on February 2, 2009

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Vendor Event: Initiate Exchange 2008

Title: Initiate Exchange 2008 Location: Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale, AZ Link out: Click here Description: Initiate Exchange (formerly theHub Live) is the user conference dedicated to visionary Initiate customers, prospects and partners. You understand that Initiate technology enables you to elevate your business, providing accurate identification, better customer service, streamlined processes and more. At Initiate […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on September 28, 2008

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Speaking Engagement: How to Select the Right Customer Hub / CDI Solution

[lang_en]Title: Speaking Engagement: How to Select the Right Customer Hub / CDI Solution Location: Forrester Teleconference Link out: Click here Description: How To Select The Right Customer Hub/ CDI Solution Wednesday, October 08, 2008, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern time (18:00-19:00 UK time) Presented By: R “Ray” Wang Vice President, Principal Analyst Forrester Research, Inc. Cost: […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on September 25, 2008

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Speaking Engagement: Keynote: Moving From Pioneers to Business Innovators. The path to building pervasive MDM in your business

[lang_en]Title: Speaking Engagement: Keynote: Moving From Pioneers to Business Innovators. The path to building pervasive MDM in your business Location: Bridgewater Marriott, Bridgewater, NJ Link out: Click here Description: We are delighted to announce that the Siperian Masters 2008 International User Conference will be held Oct 21-22 at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, New Jersey. […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on September 24, 2008

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