Annual Awards Program Honors Data-Driven Organizations that Unlock the Power of Data to Out-Innovate, Outmaneuver and Out-Perform
Dublin, OH — Infoverity, a leading provider of Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) strategy and implementation, Data Governance and Analytics, and Managed Services, today announced that Infoverity and its customer Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) were named 2017 Informatica Innovation Awards Honorees. Hudson’s Bay Company and Infoverity received these prestigious honors during a cocktail reception on May 15 at Informatica World® in San Francisco. Now in its 17th year, the annual Informatica Innovation Awards program recognizes organizations that demonstrate vision, creativity and leadership in the use of Informatica solutions to transform business through data.
According to Steve Ruff, Director, Professional Services at Infoverity, “Infoverity is proud to support HBC in achieving their product information management goals. The “All Banners” approach, based on the Informatica Product 360 (PIM) platform, is delivering significant value to the business in streamlining process efficiencies to author, categorize and enrich product data for publication to web and eCommerce channels. HBC’s innovative all channel strategy, including delivering high-value product information to enhance customer experience with Infoverity’s team of PIM experts, has been a truly great partnership. We are thrilled that HBC has been recognized by Informatica for this award.”
Nominations for Informatica Innovation Awards are judged on multiple criteria, including transformational impact, creativity and innovation, leverage and scope, complexity, and environmental or social impact. Drawn from more than 7,000 Informatica customers, this year’s winners and honorees have unleashed the power of data to achieve exceptional results in the areas of cloud, data-driven digital transformation, governance and compliance, efficiency and growth and more.
“Informatica Innovation Awards winners are data-driven organizations that are using data to make possible what never before existed,” said Sally Jenkins, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Informatica. “We are proud to partner with them to help unleash the power of data as they realize new opportunities, transform their businesses and intelligently disrupt their industries.”
Founded in 2011, Infoverity is a global professional services firm that has successfully partnered with Informatica on more than 100 MDM and PIM projects and was named Informatica’s Partner of the Year four times. Infoverity is featured in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide of MDM External Service Providers and is named among Best Places to Work in IT by IDG’s Computerworld and by Columbus Business First. Infoverity provides information management, MDM and PIM strategy and implementation services, data governance and analytics and managed services that help clients to simplify and maximize the value of their information. Infoverity’s global headquarters is in Dublin, Ohio, and additional service and support teams are located in Spain, Germany and Russia. For more information, please visit Infoverity.com and follow @Infoverity on Twitter.
Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) is one of the fastest-growing department store retailers in the world, based on its successful formula of driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, unlocking the value of real estate holdings and growing through acquisitions. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. HBC’s portfolio today includes ten banners, in formats ranging from luxury to better department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 470 stores and 66,000 employees around the world. In North America, HBC’s leading banners include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, and Saks OFF 5TH. In Europe, its banners include GALERIA Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, Belgium’s only department store group Galeria INNO, as well as Sportarena. HBC has significant investments in real estate joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.