IQVIA, formerly Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc., is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, has helped develop or commercialize all of the top-50 best-selling drugs on the market.

“The drug development process rests on the high quality data being used to make informed decisions during the evolution of a product or treatment. IQVIA's Infosario clinical data management platform gives researchers and drug developers the knowledge needed to improve decision-making and ultimately increases the probability of success at every step in a product’s lifecycle.”

— Richard Thomas, Chief Information Officer, IQVIA


Business Need

Optimize design, execution, quality and management of clinical trials. Dramatically shorten time to completion for each trial, including quickly identifying when a trial should be terminated.

Continuously comply with regulatory scrutiny from Federal Drug Administration.

Provide pharmaceutical companies with proactive monitoring and notification of notable trial events.



Data was fragmented across multiple systems, and required extensive manual manipulation before becoming useful.

Incompatible legacy systems impeded data integration and normalization, and prohibited holistic view across all sources.

Lack of automated business event monitoring and alerting did not allow corrective actions to be initiated in a timely manner.


Solutions & Results

Rapidly combine and harmonize data from multiple heterogeneous sources into Infosario Data Factory repositories to accelerate master data management, reporting and analytics, with data-driven processes and archival capabilities.

Leverage data federation / virtualization technologies to provide information from disparate sources in a timely manner without affecting the underlying foundational enterprise data warehouse.

Implement rule-based, real-time intelligent monitoring and alerting system that can be tweaked and enhanced by the business teams.


Products & Services

Informatica MDM

The true end-to-end MDM solution tackles complex issues head-on with complete and accurate views of complex business-critical master data and relationships.

Informatica PowerCenter

Accesses, integrates, and delivers any and all data quickly and cost-effectively, without hand coding.

Informatica Data Services

Delivers next-generation data virtualization with a single high-performance environment for data integration and data federation. it enables business and IT to collaborate to deliver data five times faster and at a third of the cost.

Informatica RulePoint

Automatically delivers detailed alerts on fraudulent activity with built-in investigator workflow actions.

Informatica Professional Services

Provides a full range of professional services based on Informatica’s proven implementation methodology.

Informatica Address Verification

Parses, cleanses, verifies & standardizes global address data and appends country codes for global address validation.

Success Stories

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Informatica empowered scientific and clinical collaboration at this renowned cancer center by turning data into knowledge and facilitating self-service business intelligence.


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Illinois State University

Illinois State University relies on Informatica to standardize data analytics that enrich students’ experiences and promote academic achievement