The world leader in designing, manufacturing, and marketing hard disc drives, Seagate Technology has 48,000 employees in 15 locations in North America, Europe, and Asia. To better track, analyze, and optimize staffing and compensation for its global workforce, the company needed to consolidate multiple isolated, incompatible HR systems.


  • Create a single, holistic view of HR information
  • Shorten time needed to access and report on data
  • Enable self-service initiatives
Informatica PowerCenter and Data Analyzer provide a scalable, robust, and flexible environment for data integration and analysis that has met and exceeded every expectation, from our IT programmers to executive end users. It's helped us transform our data infrastructure into a real-time, on demand system that improved our ability to manage a large global workforce and realize millions of dollars a year in savings and cost avoidance.
— Chenwei Lai
Senior HRIT Manager
Seagate Technology


$3.5 million annual ROI

achieved in cost savings and avoidance

30% Reduced

development time


  • Increased business insight through consistent HR data
  • Improved planning through enterprise-wide HR data visibility and analysis

Technologies Used