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The Informatica Global Customer Support Team is excited to announce an all-new technical webinar and demo series – Meet the Experts, in partnership with our technical product experts and Product management. These technical sessions are designed to encourage interaction and knowledge gathering around some of our latest innovations and capabilities across Data Integration, Data Quality, Big Data and so on. In these sessions, we will strive to provide you with as many technical details as possible, including new features and functionalities, and where relevant, show you a demo or product walk-through as well.

 

Topic and Agenda

 

 

Your ability to trust your data shouldn't depend on where it is. To drive better business outcomes, data quality has to be a priority, whether it’s in the cloud or in your data center.

 

Join the data quality experts from Informatica on August 20 for a Meet the Experts webinar to learn how you can incorporate data quality into your cloud initiatives with Informatica Cloud Data Quality:

  • How to ensure you can trust the data in your cloud data warehouses, data lakes, and SaaS applications
  • How to cleanse, standardize, and enrich data with an intelligent self-service approach
  • How to accelerate cloud benefits with an extensive set of prebuilt data quality rules

 

You’ll discover cloud strategies to deepen customer engagement, improve cross-sell and upsell activities, refine customer segmentation, increase marketing effectiveness, and/or boost sales productivity need great data. Register for the webinar today to be sure that all your data is trusted, governed, and fit for purpose.

The Informatica Global Customer Support Team is excited to announce an all-new technical webinar and demo series – Meet the Experts, in partnership with our technical product experts and Product management. These technical sessions are designed to encourage interaction and knowledge gathering around some of our latest innovations and capabilities across Data Integration, Data Quality, Big Data and so on. In these sessions, we will strive to provide you with as many technical details as possible, including new features and functionalities, and where relevant, show you a demo or product walk-through as well.

 

Topic and Agenda

 

 

Informatica is continually innovating to deliver greater value and more intelligent solutions for our customers. In this session, be sure to join us as our data governance and quality product experts will share the technical details of our latest capabilities and answer your questions about how you can use them.

 

In this complimentary webinar, you’ll hear from Chris Phillips, Senior Director of Product Management at Informatica, and learn more about what’s in store. You can:

 

• Learn about what’s new and what’s coming next, in order to plan your implementation better.

• Best practices for better implementation planning

• Learn how we can help you to scale your data governance and quality journey.

What are we announcing?

 

As of March 2019, all Informatica Data Quality Accelerators are available for Informatica Big Data Quality version 10.2.2.

This includes the following Accelerators:

  • IDQ Accelerator for Australia and New Zealand
  • IDQ Accelerator for Brazil
  • IDQ Accelerator for Financial Services
  • IDQ Accelerator for France
  • IDQ Accelerator for Germany
  • IDQ Accelerator for India
  • IDQ Accelerator for Italy
  • IDQ Accelerator for Oil and Gas
  • IDQ Accelerator for Portugal
  • IDQ Accelerator for Spain
  • IDQ Accelerator for the United Kingdom
  • IDQ Accelerator for USA and Canada
  • IDQ CCAR/BSBC239 Financial Services Accelerator

 

Reference data for a number of Accelerators has been updated in this release. In particular, address reference data for the USA, Brazil, France, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all customers and prospects; and benefits all users working with Informatica Big Data Quality 10.2.2.

If you are using existing Accelerators on Big Data Quality 10.2.2, you should update to this package to ensure the latest functionality.

What are we announcing?

 

As of September 2018, the Informatica CCAR/BCBS239 Accelerator is available for Informatica Data Quality version 10.2.0 and Big Data Quality version 10.2.1.

This is the first release of the accelerator that consists of a number of data quality rules specific to the Financial Services sector and useful in implementing CCAR or BCBS239. The first version of this accelerator contains over 100 data quality rules focused on validating mortgage and loan data.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

 

This release is for all customers and prospects who are working in the Financial Services sector, working on CCAR or BCBS239 initiatives and working with Informatica Data Quality 10.2.0 or Big Data Quality 10.2.1.

What are we announcing?

 

As of May 2018, all Informatica Data Quality Accelerators are available for Informatica Big Data Quality version 10.2.1.

This includes the following Accelerators:

  • IDQ Accelerator for Australia and New Zealand
  • IDQ Accelerator for Brazil
  • IDQ Accelerator for Financial Services
  • IDQ Accelerator for France
  • IDQ Accelerator for Germany
  • IDQ Accelerator for India
  • IDQ Accelerator for Italy
  • IDQ Accelerator for Oil and Gas
  • IDQ Accelerator for Portugal
  • IDQ Accelerator for Spain
  • IDQ Accelerator for United Kingdom
  • IDQ Accelerator for USA and Canada

 

Reference data for a number of Accelerators has been updated in this release. In particular, address reference data for the USA, Brazil, France, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand.

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all customers and prospects and benefits all users working with Informatica Big Data Quality 10.2.1.

If you are using existing Accelerators on Big Data Quality 10.2.1, you should update to this package to ensure the latest functionality.

What are we announcing?

 

As of April 2018, the Informatica Data Quality Italy Accelerator is available for Informatica Data Quality Versions 10.2.0.

This is the first release of the accelerator, which consists of a number of data quality rules specific to Italy, including preconfigured address validation, matching, name standardization, phone validation, and Codice Fiscale number validation.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

 

This release is for all customers and prospects who are working on data sets specific to Italy and benefits users working with Informatica Data Quality.

Under very specific conditions and datatype usage, Informatica Data Service mapping with Joiner transformation that has a single join condition, data type as string and Non-Unicode data, could cause potential data loss. This issue is being tracked as Change Request PLAT-19257 and has been isolated to mappings that have the following characteristics:

 

Joiner transformations that meet ALL of the following criteria:

 

    • Join type: Equi-Join,
    • Datatype: String
    • Number of conditions: Single
    • Data Transferred: ASCII (dynamically determined based on connection codepages)
    • Engine Type: DataIntegrationService (DIS)
    • Mode: Native

 

Affected Software

 

Informatica Data Quality 10.0/Informatica Big Data Management Edition 10.0

Informatica Data Quality 10.1.0/Informatica Big Data Management Edition 10.1.0

Informatica Data Quality 10.1.1/Informatica Big Data Management Edition 10.1.1

Informatica Data Quality 10.1.1 HotFix 1/Informatica Big Data Management 10.1.1 Edition HotFix 1

 

Suggested Actions

 

Refer to Knowledge base (KB) article, 520801 that has more details on how to check if mappings meet the criteria.

 

If impacted, apply patch or Emergency Bug Fix (EBF) that is available for download from the FTP location provided below for 10.1.1 HotFix 1.

For all other versions, a workaround is available as mentioned in the KB article.

 

Informatica strongly recommends that customers apply the patch or workaround suggested in the KB article if they have mappings that fall into the scope defined above.

 

Server: https://tsftp.informatica.com

Location: updates/Informatica10/10.1.1 HotFix1/EBF-10298

 

Please refer to the attached document for more information.

What are we announcing?

 

As of October 2017, the Informatica Data Quality India Accelerator is available for Informatica Data Quality Versions 10.1.1 and 10.2.0. 

This is the first release of the accelerator which consists of a number of data quality rules specific to India, including preconfigured address validation, matching, name parsing, phone validation and Aadhar number validation.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

 

This release is for all customers and prospects who are working on data sets specific to India and benefits users working with Informatica Data Quality.

The Informatica Platform is a set of data services and information solutions powered by a state-of-the-art data management engine. The end of support for the Informatica Platform includes the following products:

 

  • PowerCenter
  • Metadata Manager and Business Glossary
  • PowerExchange (PWX)
  • Data Quality (DQ)
  • Data Transformation (B2B DT)
  • Big Data Management (BDM)
  • Data Integration HUB (DIH)
  • B2B Data Exchange (DX) without OEM Cleo MFT products (see Informatica Product Lifecycle Guide for more details and DX end of life)

 

Support for all Informatica Platform products with versions 9.0.x, 9.1, 9.5.x, and 9.6.x will end on the following dates:

 

Version

Release Date

Minimum Support Period

End of Support

Extended Support*

Sustaining Support*

9.6.x

Jan 2014

31 Jan 2018

31 Mar 2018

31 Mar 2019

31 Mar 2021

9.5.x

Jun 2012

30 Jun 2016

31 Jul 2017

31 Jul 2018

Not Available

9.1

Mar 2011

31 Mar 2015

31 Jan 2017

31 Jan 2018

Not Available

9.0.x

Dec 2009

31 Dec 2013

31 Jan 2017

31 Jan 2018

Not Available

* Extended and Sustaining Support are available at an additional charge; Sustaining Support is not available for all product releases. For further information please contact: dlicare@informatica.com.

 

For more information on product lifecycle, extended support policy, and end of life details of various Informatica products, view the Informatica Product Lifecycle Guide.

What are we announcing?


As of March 2017, the Informatica Data Quality Oil and Gas Accelerator is available.

This is the fourth release of the Accelerator which consists of 500+ data quality rules specific to the Oil and Gas Industry as defined by the Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Association.

This version of the accelerator contains rules which validate attributes associated with the WELL entity and other entities as defined in the PPDM data model. A custom built reporting schema is also provided to record metrics across a variety of different dimensions related to data quality and the oil and gas industry.

 

Who would benefit from this release?


This release is for all customers and prospects who work in the Oil and Gas industry and benefits users working with Informatica Data Quality.

This Informatica Data Quality Oil and Gas Accelerator applies to IDQ version 9.6.1, 10.1.0 and 10.1.1

 

Why should you care?


This release offers significant benefits to our customers and prospects in the Oil and Gas industry by providing standard Data Quality rules for validating data specific to the Oil and Gas industry. The rules and reporting framework provided can be used to support or accelerate the early phases of Data Quality or Data Governance projects.

What are we announcing?


As of December 2016, all Informatica Data Quality Accelerators are available for Informatica Data Quality version 10.1.1.

This includes the following Accelerators:

  • IDQ Accelerator for Australia and New Zealand
  • IDQ Accelerator for Brazil
  • IDQ Accelerator for Financial Services
  • IDQ Accelerator for France
  • IDQ Accelerator for Germany
  • IDQ Accelerator for Portugal
  • IDQ Accelerator for Spain
  • IDQ Accelerator for United Kingdom
  • IDQ Accelerator for USA and Canada

 

Reference data for a number of Accelerators has been updated in this release. In particular, address reference data for the USA, Brazil, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all customers and prospects and benefits all users working with Informatica Data Quality 10.1.1.

If you are using existing Accelerators on IDQ 10.1.1, you should update to this package to ensure the latest functionality.

The IDQ for Microsoft Excel plugin v1.2 will allow users to use Informatica Data Quality web services that are published using the SOAP 1.2 binding type in addition to the SOAP 1.1 binding type.


IDQ for Microsoft Excel v1.2 Release Notes


This plugin.can be downloaded by opening a shipping request.

What are we announcing?

 

As of July 2016, all Informatica Data Quality Accelerators are available for Informatica Data Quality version 10.1.0.

 

This includes the following Accelerators:

 

  • IDQ Accelerator for Australia and New Zealand
  • IDQ Accelerator for Brazil
  • IDQ Accelerator for Financial Services
  • IDQ Accelerator for France
  • IDQ Accelerator for Germany
  • IDQ Accelerator for Portugal
  • IDQ Accelerator for Spain
  • IDQ Accelerator for United Kingdom
  • IDQ Accelerator for USA and Canada

 

Reference data for a number of Accelerators has been updated in this release. In particular, address reference data for the USA, Brazil, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

 

This release is for all customers and prospects and benefits all users working with Informatica Data Quality 10.1.0.

 

If you are using existing Accelerators on IDQ 10.1.0, you should update to this package to ensure latest functionality.

What are we announcing?

As of March 2016, the Informatica Data Quality Oil and Gas Accelerator is available.

 

This is the second release of the Accelerator which consists of 341 data quality rules specific to the Oil and Gas Industry as defined by the Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Association.

 

This version of the accelerator contains rules which validate attributes associated with the WELL entity and other entities as defined in the PPDM data model. A custom built reporting schema is also provided to record metrics across a variety of different dimensions related to data quality and the oil and gas industry.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all customers and prospects who work in the Oil and Gas industry and benefits users working with Informatica Data Quality. This Informatica Data Quality Oil and Gas Accelerator applies to version 10.0.0

 

Why should you care?

This release offers significant benefits to our customers and prospects in the Oil and Gas industry by providing standard Data Quality rules for validating data specific to the Oil and Gas industry. The rules and reporting framework provided can be used to support or accelerate the early phases of Data Quality or Data Governance projects.

What are we announcing?

As of December 2015, all Informatica Data Quality Accelerators are available for Informatica Data Quality version 10.0.0.

This includes the following Accelerators:

  • IDQ Accelerator for Australia and New Zealand
  • IDQ Accelerator for Brazil
  • IDQ Accelerator for Financial Services
  • IDQ Accelerator for France
  • IDQ Accelerator for Germany
  • IDQ Accelerator for Portugal
  • IDQ Accelerator for Spain
  • IDQ Accelerator for United Kingdom
  • IDQ Accelerator for USA and Canada

Reference data for a number of Accelerators has been updated in this release. Reference tables and rules that made reference to DQ 9.0 have been renamed. rule_CAN_Address_Certification_Hybrid has been added to the USA and Canada Accelerator and supports SERP certified address validation.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all customers and prospects and benefits all users working with Informatica Data Quality 10.0.0.

If you are using existing Accelerators on IDQ 10.0.0, you should update to this package to ensure latest functionality.

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