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Sessions

Choose from five in-depth product-line tracks, dozens of roundtable conversations, and two-hour deep dive sessions. Discover key market trends from industry leaders, gain valuable product information straight from Informatica, hear “in-the trenches” stories from peer companies, and get hands-on experience with technical experts.

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GENERAL SESSIONS

You don’t want to miss the informative, strategic, and visionary keynotes at Informatica World 2017!

On Tuesday morning, you’ll learn about crucial data trends and get an inside view of what’s coming from Informatica from chief executive officer, Anil Chakravarthy; chief product officer, Amit Walia; and chief marketing officer, Sally Jenkins. You’ll also hear from Fortune 500 companies making their digital transformation happen with Informatica.

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On Wednesday afternoon, best-selling author of “The Big Short” and “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis will take the stage to share real-life stories of how data affects the world around us in profound ways. His current release, “The Undoing Project,” tells the story of two Israeli psychologists and their Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind which created the field of behavioral economics and revolutionized Big Data studies. Attend this session, and expand how you think about data and its impact.

Kara Swisher, technology journalist and co-founder of Recode, will serve as the master of ceremonies for the general sessions.

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES

These special Industry Perspective sessions on Cloud/Hybrid Cloud, Big Data and Master Data Management (MDM) will be led by leading experts from Gartner, TDWI and Constellation Research. Taking place on Monday, May 15, kick start your week at Informatica World with insights on industry trends and real-world use cases. With this new context, you can spend the next three days getting your questions answered, exploring fresh ideas, and gathering the information you need to propel your company forward.

11 am – 12:40 pm

Cloud Industry Perspective

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Keith Guttridge

Research Director, Gartner
Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration

1:20 – 3:00 pm

MDM Industry Perspective

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Holger Mueller

Vice President and Principal Analyst
Constellation Research

3:20 – 5:00 pm

Big Data Industry Perspective

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Philip Russom, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Data Management
TDWI Research

BREAKOUTS

At Informatica World, more than 100 educational breakouts are organized into topical technology tracks that will expand your knowledge of what’s possible for the future of your business. Go deep into a single technology track or choose sessions from multiple tracks as you build your agenda.

  • Cloud / Hybrid Cloud

    Gain expert insights into how to design and continuously improve your Informatica deployments for cloud and hybrid integration scenarios. You’ll learn from Informatica and partner product experts, as well as experienced Informatica Cloud/PowerCenter customers who will share key cloud and hybrid integration patterns and best practices. Peers from different industries will discuss their journey to the cloud through different use cases such as cloud data warehousing, cloud analytics, SaaS integration and hybrid integration.

    Get up to speed with all the offerings in the Informatica Cloud portfolio and their interoperability with PowerCenter. Walk away with proven design and deployment patterns to implement at your company and get more value out of your Informatica Cloud and PowerCenter investments.

    Focus of Track: Hybrid Data Management Platform, Hybrid integration patterns, Informatica Cloud Data Integration, Informatica Cloud Application Integration, Informatica Cloud Customer 360 for Salesforce (Cloud MDM), Informatica Cloud Test Data Management, PowerCenter Workflows in Informatica Cloud, Public Cloud Ecosystem Integration ( Google, Azure, AWS) , Informatica Cloud Connectors for SaaS apps, on-premises apps, cloud data warehouses (e.g. Amazon Redshift, Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Google Big Query), Self-service analytics (e.g. Salesforce Wave, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI).

    Who you will hear from: Informatica Cloud and PowerCenter Product Experts, Informatica Customers with Hybrid Integration deployments, Informatica ISV Partners such as Salesforce, Amazon, Tableau, Microsoft, Google, etc., Informatica SI Partners.

    Who should attend: VP/Directors of IT, Sales/Marketing Operations, IT Operations, Salesforce Administrators, SaaS Administrators, Cloud Architects, Enterprise Architects, ETL Developers, BI Architects, PowerCenter Developers.

  • Master Data Management

    Your organization runs many applications that store business-critical data, and each has built its own version of the “truth.” But which one is right? Not having a trusted view of your data wastes a lot of resources across your company. Optimize your business by incorporating a flexible, scalable, end-to-end Master Data Management solution. Learn how MDM can make you a hero!

    The MDM sessions are tailored for your industry and role. Relevant use cases focus on improving the customer experience, ensuring governance and compliance, driving company growth and increasing employee efficiency. Our product management team will share the latest innovations in MDM and Big Data from Informatica.

    Join us, and become part of the largest and the fastest growing MDM community in the world.

    Focus of Track: MDM, PIM, Customer Experience, Omnichannel, Data Governance, Data Quality, Data-as-a-Service.

    Who you will hear from: Informatica Customers, Customer Line of Business Executives, Directors of IT, Informatica Experts on MDM & Big Data, Data and Enterprise Architects.

    Who should attend: Chief Data Officers, Business Users, VP/Directors of IT, Sales and Marketing Operations, Supply Chain, VP of, Enterprise Information Management, VP of Master Data Management, VP of Digital, Data Stewards, Data Governance Professionals, and Enterprise and Data Architects.

  • Data Integration and Big Data

    It’s unquestionable that data is key for a sustainable competitive advantage. Whether it’s for data warehousing or data lakes, on-premise or in the cloud, your investment in data assets determine the trajectory of your business’ innovation. Liberate yourselves from antiquated, labor-intensive processes that keep you at a disadvantage.

    Learn from other customer organizations, and Informatica’s own experts, who will convey how your organization can: deliver faster, easier, and more repeatable data integration in any data environment; migrate, consolidate, and retire applications with speed, flexibility, and lower risk; optimize data environments with complete re-use of skills and processes; and provide trusted big data insights quickly and with repeatability.

    Focus of Track: Realize your organization’s digital transformation through Data Warehouse Moderation, Application Data Management; Data Warehouse Optimization and Big Data Analytics using Hadoop.

    Who you will hear from: Informatica Customers as well as Informatica Product Experts.

    Who should attend: Data Architects, Data Warehousing Managers, Data Engineers, Data Stewards.

  • Data Quality and Governance

    No matter what type of business transformation your organization is going through, your data must be consistent and trustworthy. Data governance programs are key to insuring reliable, quality data -- from analytics to compliance across the globe. In these sessions, we’ll show you the value of high quality data and how to get it.

    Learn how different industries have implemented Data Goverance – and the benefits they have realized in their digital transformation – through informative use cases. Engage with peers and Informatica Experts to get all of your questions answered. And, get the latest updates on all of our Data Governance, Data Quality, and Data as Service product lines – including an announcement that is sure to be a game-changer in Data Governance. You won’t want to miss it!

    Focus of Track: Product lines such as Data Governance, Data Quality, Data as a Service along with sessions on Cloud, Big Data, MDM, and more!

    Who you will hear from: More than 10 sessions showcasing customers who successfully use our solutions for data quality and governance in different industries and throughout the world as well as Informatica Experts on DG, DQ, and DaaS including Product Management, Developers, Architects, Consultants, and Executives.

    Who should attend: Chief Data Officers, Chief Information Officers, Business Users, VP/Directors of IT, Sales and Marketing Operations, VP of Enterprise Information Management, VP of Digital, Data Stewards, Data Governance Professionals, and Enterprise and Data Architects.

  • Data Security

    With data growth and proliferation comes exponential data risk that current security measures do not address. Reduce the risk of data breach and misuse, prioritize security investments and improve compliance and governance by gaining knowledge around how leading organizations are using Informatica Data Security.

    Hear how Informatica customers and partners utilize our ‘Detect and Protect’ solutions to create more secure enterprise architectures with data security intelligence and data security controls. These sessions will cover thought-leading solutions and implementations that enable organizations to protect their data in their diverse and challenging environments.

    Focus of Track: How Data Security Reduces Risk and Improves Data Privacy and Security Compliance.

    Who you will hear from: Customer Executives and Practitioners, Data Security SMEs, Partner Practice Leads, Industry Analysts, Informatica Experts.

    Who should attend: Architects (Enterprise, IT and Business), Compliance, Security and Privacy Professionals, and IT Management and Practitioners.

Register now for Informatica World and we will send you a notice when the scheduler opens so you can be the first to sign up and lock in your favorite sessions and times.

ARCHITECTS DAY

Digital transformation can either be the business opportunity of a lifetime or an existential threat. Learn how companies have benefitted from faster, more-informed operational business decisions, and results that range from better customer engagement to improved patient outcomes.

In this all-day session, hear from leading architects who have implemented successful initiatives. Discuss approaches, challenges, and best practices for building next-generation data and solution architectures with your peers. Discover techniques for overcoming typical organizational, technological, and financial challenges standing in the way of transformation.

Focus of the day: Get what you need to improve or build your company’s architecture in the age of digital transformation. This is a unique opportunity to learn from peers who have either implemented, or are in the process of deploying, next-generation architectures. Plus, you’ll have access to Informatica experts to answer your questions.

Who you will hear from: Thought-leading Enterprise Architects and Informatica Experts.

Who should attend: Architects and Senior IT Managers who are planning or executing business transformation.

Roundtables

In these intimate sessions, attendees can interact directly with Informatica Product Management, Engineering, Global Customer Support and Professional Services Experts along with 4 to 5 of your industry peers. Roundtables are consistently rated one of the most valued components of Informatica World by attendees year after year. With over 60 topics to choose from, Roundtables are designed for practitioners to interact with Informatica’s technical professionals to answer questions and provide product insight.

Available to Full Conference pass holders only.

Deep Dives

Attendees can take a hands-on look into Informatica product offerings such as Secure @ Source, Intelligent Data Lake, Enterprise Information Catalog, Big Data Management, Master Data Management, Informatica Data Quality, Informatica Cloud & Cloud Ecosystems as well as our new Enterprise Data Governance Application, Axon. These 2-hour, instructor-led sessions enable attendees to work with actual products, explore new features/functionality and products in order to gain insight on the latest and greatest from Informatica.

Available to Full Conference pass holders only.

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

Attend Informatica World and become Cloud Hybrid or Big Data certified, too? With these exclusive offers, it’s a value you can’t refuse. Spots are limited, so register now.

  • Cloud Hybrid Training & Certification

    Becoming Cloud Hybrid Certified at Informatica World is a unique opportunity for developers. We'll show you how to integrate disparate data sources—including cloud-based and on-premise—using PowerCenter and Informatica Cloud Services. Only 50 spots are available. Register for Informatica World by March 17 to get this $495 offer for FREE. Learn more.

    Note: on-demand training courses and virtual instructor-led sessions are required and must be completed pre-conference.

  • Big Data Training & Certification

    Bring immediate value to your organization and launch your career into overdrive with an Informatica Big Data specialist certification. Informatica World attendees can take advantage of Informatica University's training bundle of Big Data courses, assessment, and certification for more than 40% off the standard published rate. Learn more.

    Note: on-demand training courses and virtual instructor-led sessions are required and must be completed pre-conference.