Data Management

Top Ten Truths about Data Projects

August 16, 2016

#10     Data is like money.  If you invest it, manage it, and protect it well, it can pay off immensely.  But do any of these poorly, and you’ll regret it. #9     Development methodologies keep changing.  …Mostly in name. #8     The only thing more expensive than free software is free software implemented by the lowest bidder. #7 […]

Protect Your Timelines from “Perfect Data”

August 3, 2016

There is a lot of truth and wisdom in the quote, “The perfect is the enemy of the good.” The quote definitely applies when trying to get the most out of data. However, in this context, it should really be “Perfect is the enemy of budget and time.” Pragmatic data governance protects your budget and […]

How Data Management Relates to Big Data Success (part 3)

March 11, 2016

What Makes Data Management Successful and Sustainable You may find that the higher up in the organization you go, the greater the support you’ll receive for data governance in relation to big data and big data success, but most of the work to manage data is not done at the top of the organization. Success […]

How Data Management Relates to Big Data Success (part 2)

March 10, 2016

How “Pragmatic” Data Management Works Whether your big data management plan for success contains two steps or twenty steps, the initial point for most successful companies is data governance. Typically, the focus of data governance tends to be on only inbound data feeds with little regard for the metadata, but if attention is not paid […]

How Data Management Relates to Big Data Success (part 1)

February 23, 2016

Why Data Management Is Critical to Big Data Success According to recent TDWI research, 89% of organizations still consider big data to be more of an opportunity.  Only 11% of organizations view big data to be a problem because few of these “opportunities” yield outcomes that generate revenues higher than the cost of getting the […]

Networking Dinner at Gartner Customer 360 Summit Hosted by LumenData & Informatica

September 9, 2015

Networking Dinner with LumenData & Informatica
Gartner Customer 360 Summit
San Diego, CA
Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 7:30PM

Please join us for a networking dinner on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at the Gartner Customer 360 Summit in San Diego.

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Informatica Business PartnerChat with experts from LumenData and Informatica to learn more about

  • Why CRM is only part of the solution
  • Rethinking how you manage, share, and validate your customer data
  • How to get a next-gen customer 360° view from across the business
  • Leveraging the power of customer relationships
  • Capitalizing on big data analytics for better targeting

RSVP today! Limited seating available.

Contact us for a promotional code to save $300 off your Gartner Customer 360 Summit pass!

LumenData & Informatica Jointly Host Exhibit at the MDM & Data Governance Summit San Francisco 2015

July 22, 2015

MDM & Data Governance Summit San Francisco
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Wednesday, July 22-23, 2015

Join LumenData at the MDM & Data Governance Summit San Francisco, on July 22-23, 2015.

LumenData and Informatica will be jointly hosting an exhibit to share best practices, experiences, and ideas around master data management, data governance, and digital transformation.

Stop by Booth #1 to start a conversation!

The MDM & Data Governance Summit is a two-day event that offers practical advice on the master data management and data governance tools and technologies needed to start or grow master data initiatives and an opportunity to network with industry experts and peers. Check out the full agenda.

Register now and use the promotional code INFORM to save $200 off of the current registration pricing.

Webinar: Mastering Digital Business Transformation with Informatica MDM

July 14, 2015

“Mastering Digital Business Transformation with Informatica MDM”
Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 9:00-10:00 AM PST
Register Now!

Participants are highly encouraged to bring their questions.

Informatica and LumenData will co-host a webinar on how Informatica MDM enables enterprises to provide differentiated services to customers in the digital era.

PRLog (Press Release) – Silicon Valley, CA – LumenData and Informatica will co-host a webinar on how Informatica MDM acts as a “stable core,” required in Digital Business Transformation to enable organizations to become data-ready enterprises and provide differentiated service to their customers.

Informatica’s Senior Product Marketing Manager for MDM, Prash Chandramohan, will cover the following topics:

  • Digital transformation and MDM
  • Overview of Informatica MDM
  • Customer case study
  • Transformative Customer Experiences and the role of MDM
  • Business and technical considerations when deploying MDM

LumenData’s CEO, Nimish Mehta, will share his experiences and best practices working with organizations that have used Informatica MDM to transform their business to drive better customer experience, to improve operational efficiencies for faster time to market, and to comply with government regulations.

About Informatica

Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. Informatica Vibe, the industry’s first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM), powers the unique “Map Once. Deploy Anywhere.” capabilities of the Informatica Platform. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets from devices to mobile to social to big data residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks.

View the press release here.

Featured Speakers:

Prash Chandramohan Nimish Mehta

Prash Chandramohan
Sr. Product Marketing
Manager for MDM

Nimish Mehta
CEO & Co-founder

Meet LumenData at MDM Day, Informatica World 2015, to discuss Digital Transformation

May 12, 2015

Informatica MDM Day
The Cosmopolitan Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Meet with LumenData’s expert team at MDM Day on May 12, at Informatica World 2015 in Las Vegas, to learn about how companies can continue to thrive with legacy systems in the digital era.  LumenData will be available by appointment to meet with prospects, customers, and partners for one-on-one chats about its MDM and Enterprise Digital Transformation service offerings and to share notes on successes, challenges, and innovations.

About MDM Day

MDM Day is an Informatica World event that is dedicated strictly to MDM with the goal to further strengthen the partnership between Informatica and its customers and partners, and to provide an opportunity for them to network with other like-minded MDM experts.  MDM Day is designed to be very interactive for attendees to learn what worked and what did not from Informatica customers’ MDM experiences, to hear and see the latest and greatest MDM capabilities from Informatica MDM experts, and to ask questions that pertain to their project in the roundtable discussion forums.

Webinar: “Is Quality Really Free?”

November 13, 2014

“Is Quality Really Free?”
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 9:00-10:00 AM PST
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Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here.

Join LumenData’s CEO, Nimish Mehta, and a panel of esteemed experts in a free webinar on data quality hosted by IAIDQ (International Association for Information and Data Quality).

PRLog (Press Release) – November 7, 2014 – Santa Clara, CA – LumenData’s CEO, Nimish Mehta, will join a panel of esteemed executives from around the world to discuss the value of data quality in today’s data driven world. The free webinar will be hosted by IAIDQ (International Association for Information and Data Quality) in celebration of World Quality Day, November 13, and IAIDQ’s 10th anniversary.

IAIDQEach panelist will bring to the conversation a different perspective in the area of data and information quality. This ‘power panel’ with chosen subject matter experts from a diverse geography, application, and industry background shall provide the audience a balanced perspective of the current state of information and data quality in the industry today. Nimish Mehta’s focus for the discussion will include his expertise and industry experiences on master data management (MDM) in enterprise applications as well as custom deployments.

Nimish Mehta is a seasoned technology executive with more than twenty-five years of experience in managing global software businesses. He has held various executive positions at major high-tech companies including Senior VP Enterprise Information Management at SAP, Group VP, Master Data and Integration at Siebel Systems, CEO at Stratify, Inc. and Senior VP at Oracle Corporation, where he reported directly to CEO Larry Ellison. Nimish has also served as a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories.

“IAIDQ is a professional association that promotes the principles, disciplines, and best practices for achieving trustworthiness of information in organizational data,” said Piyush Malik, Director of Strategy on the IAIDQ Board of Directors. “Data of all shapes and sizes needs to be governed, managed, and curated appropriately to be treated like a real asset. The fundamental premise is better quality data leads to better quality decisions, and hence, better business outcomes”


The International Association for Information and Data Quality (IAIDQ) is a not-for-profit, vendor-neutral professional society of people who strive towards increasing the trustworthiness of information by promoting data quality as well as its governance. IAIDQ is a leading source of credible and unbiased best practices on how to improve information quality to deliver great business results. The mission of IAIDQ is to advance the quality of information around the world by building a community, supporting learning and sharing knowledge for the benefit of the profession and information consumers. Its members hold a wide range of positions, live across the globe, and work in all business-sector industries. For more information about IAIDQ, visit or email

View the press release here.