Empowering business in a data-centric world

Informatica Day – Dublin

Date:Wednesday 04 February 2015
Time:09:00 – 14:30
Location:The Westin Dublin Hotel
Westmoreland Street
Dublin 2


Steve Morrow Steve Morrow
Steve is the Vice President of Sales for UK and Ireland at Informatica. In this role, he is responsible for driving growth in the region through existing direct sales channels and building new indirect routes to market. Steve oversees the sales organisation and all customer-facing functions. Prior to joining Informatica in 2013, Steve led the CRM and ERP applications division for Microsoft UK driving double digit growth year on year.
Greg Hanson Greg Hanson
Greg currently runs technical operations in EMEA for Informatica. He has over 15 years’ experience of data integration initiatives, formerly as a project manager delivering data warehouses and analytics. He was recruited by Informatica in 2000 and since then has worked on hundreds of data initiatives with Informatica’s clients and partners. He regularly presents for Informatica and has a passion for discovering innovative uses for Informatica’s platform.
Paul Milne Paul Milne
Paul Milne is an IT Strategist at eircom with over 30 years' experience in operations, support, project management and architecture. His background includes management positions at Lotus Development (IBM), Frame Technology (Adobe) and Symantec. He is a certified TOGAF architect with specific responsibility for Customer Experience and BI.
Eoghan O'Carroll Eoghan O'Carroll
Eoghan is a practice leader for Enterprise Information Management, Cognizant in Ireland and the UK. In his role, he helps clients to increase their revenue through data insights and technology. Eoghan has over 15 years’ experience in the Information Management and Analytics industry in several key positions across industries. Eoghan has successfully spearheaded many enterprise-wide data driven initiatives for a number of Global and Fortune 500 clients resulting in significant business benefits and cost controls. Eoghan is currently helping clients to take advantage of digital data to stay ahead of the curve.

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Informatica Day – Dublin is a prestigious event that brings together the Data Community’s brightest minds to push the boundaries of current thinking and discuss the role of data in the real-time digital enterprise of the future.

The agenda features a visionary keynote presentation from Informatica’s Technical Director EMEA, Greg Hanson. There will also be additional use case presentations from Informatica customers, and sessions focusing on managing data in Salesforce, migrating to the new Eircodes postal code, and protecting personal data in batch and real-time.

Discover more about Informatica’s vision for the new data-centric world, and discuss innovations that will take the concept of a data platform to an entirely new level. You’ll learn:

  • How the Intelligent Data Platform unleashes a new level of data-driven business potential by making data self-organising, secure, trusted and more easily consumed by people, applications, devices and things.

  • How the Project Springbok data harmonisation solution empowers non-technical users to find, assemble, combine, improve and share data sets – resulting in clean, safe and connected data that is decision-quality.

  • How Secure@Source™ is a fundamentally new way of looking at security – with the data-centric approach giving companies the ability to discover, protect, and detect sensitive data across the enterprise.

  • How Informatica MDM 10 makes it even easier for business users to gain a 360 degree view of critical business entities including customers, suppliers, products and assets.

  • How to manage your data in Salesforce – with the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the key areas of focus, and how an integrated data suite for Salesforce can address them.


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09:00 – 09:30 Arrival, Refreshments & Registration
09:30 – 09:45 Steve Morrow, Vice President of Sales, UK & Ireland – Informatica

The latest market trends and introduction to Informatica’s vision for the future.

09:45 – 10:30 Greg Hanson, Technical Director EMEA – Informatica

Today, data is collected and consumed in more ways than ever before: in the cloud, in social media and mobile devices. With the Internet of Things, this trend will only grow exponentially. As a result, Big Data is becoming a board-level priority for most organisations.

In this keynote, Greg Hanson will present Informatica’s vision for this new data-centric world – an Intelligent Data Platform capable of delivering data that can organise itself and provide intelligent guidance on how it’s used. Greg will review the capabilities built into the platform that seamlessly integrate data from any application in the cloud or on premise, without the need for hand coding.

10:30 – 11:00 Customer Use Case Presentation

Telecommunications companies are no strangers to Big Data as the industry has been accumulating data since the introduction of digital switching. eircom has embarked on a major data consolidation program to unify its Fixed Line and Mobile businesses on a single data integration platform in order to yield a consolidated view of customers, products and finances. Informatica PowerCenter has been selected to support eircom in building a scalable future-proofed Business Intelligence system.

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break & Networking
11:30 – 12:00

- Managing Your Data in Salesforce
Andy Reynolds, VP EMEA, Cloud – Informatica

The Salesforce platform delivers huge capability to its clients but the data within it requires careful management. This session will take an in-depth look at the key areas of focus, and how an integrated data suite for Salesforce can address them.

12:00 – 12:30 How to migrate to the new Eircodes postal code
Helen Kinsella, Product Specialist, Data Quality – Informatica
12:30 – 13:00

This ever increasing volume of data has opened new business opportunities and spawned data-driven businesses and has led to a rise of new commercial models who have turned traditional business models head on to create unconventional businesses out of data generated by people, processes, devices, etc. This data is driving new business opportunities to compete if effectively leveraged. As Information Management has become extremely complex & requires agile, integrated, platform driven approach for decision making. To understand and derive meaning from their data, organisations require sophisticated BI and Analytics. Whether its driving innovation or delivering new efficiencies, Cognizant’s BigDecisions2.0™, a new paradigm for seamless, end-to-end information management & analytics value is redefining the way companies can benefit from Big Data. Learn how to unlock and manage market opportunities presented by Big Data better with Cognizant’s BigDecisions2.0 Business solution platform.

13:30 – 13:30 Data Security – How to protect your personal data in batch and real-time to avoid penalties and secure your data
Paul Garstang, EMEA ILM Specialist – Informatica
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch, Networking & Demos

* Agenda subject to change.