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Top 10 Principles of an Intelligent Data Platform

Informatica Blog - 12 hours 39 min ago
As someone with many years of experience in product development, I can tell you it makes a difference when you have an overall vision to guide you. A few years ago, we introduced the Intelligent Data Platform (IDP), the industry’s most complete, modular, microservices-based architecture for data management. The idea is that you can evolve at your own pace, tackle your most pressing data challenges according to your own priorities, and be assured that ...
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What Is System Thinking for Data (And Why Is It So Important)?

Informatica Blog - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 03:27
In my role, I travel all over the globe meeting with people who are trying to turn their data to strategic advantage. They know that we’re facing a generational disruption in the market, and they want to thrive in the age of Data 3.0, where data truly powers digital transformation. But harnessing data effectively is challenging. Fortunately, there’s an answer. We call this System Thinking for data – and it represents an end-to-end, enterprise-wide vision for how data, applications, processes, an...
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The Missing Link to AI-Driven Customer Intelligence: The Human Expert

Informatica Blog - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 18:15
“Computers are taking over the world!” This may have been a common phrase heard 20 years ago, or yesterday depending on what you read or who you talk to. And that might just be the case, however there is still a key humanistic component to every automated system and algorithm. Knowledge. Computers don’t get smart on their own. They need to be spoon fed data and be trained so they can make the best decisions and repeat the same action over and over. Where computers differ from humans i...
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A Preview of Main Stage Speakers at Informatica World 2019

Informatica Blog - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 19:00
We’ll be hosting our 20th Informatica World from Monday, May 20 to Thursday, May 23 at The Venetian in Las Vegas and it promises to be the biggest Informatica World ever. This year’s event is on track to be one of the most inspirational, informative and practical events you attend this year. The key to the ongoing success and popularity of Informatica World has always been our focus on bringing in the best and the brightest across the data management industry to share a variety of vision...
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Getting Started with AI and ML: #1: Getting the Data!

Informatica Blog - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 18:15
Every day after waking up I constantly hear about the promises and benefits of machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. I hear about the promises of Self-Driving Cars, folks asking KITT to recommend songs for the day, the list goes on and on. So, I think, you know what would be fantastic is If I could somehow predict the outcomes of sporting events using Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial intelligence (AI). How cool would it be if every year I could be the person who wins the March ma...
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Talend Cloud on Azure is Coming! Create A Faster, More Connected Cloud

Talend Blog - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 15:02
Today during Microsoft Build 2019, we announced that Talend Cloud, our Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), would soon be available on Microsoft Azure starting in Q3 2019. For those who have selected Azure as their cloud platform of choice, Talend Cloud running natively on Azure will provide enhanced connectivity options for modern data integration needs as well as better performance. Cloud services are already (or will soon be) a critical piece to every organization’s digital business str...
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The Secret Recipe for Digital Transformation? Speed & Trust at Scale

Talend Blog - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 16:55
Today’s ever-increasing competitive market is forcing organizations to become more data-driven. To support key business objectives such as growth, profitability and customer satisfaction, businesses must digitally transform and become reliant on more and more data to make laser sharp decisions faster. Per IDC, the global data sphere will more than quadruple by 2025, growing from 40 ZB in 2019 to a whopping 175 ZB in size in 2025 (Source: IDC DataAge 2025 whitepaper). Mastering Data – One Pizza a...
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The Fundamentals of Data Governance – Part 1

Talend Blog - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 22:34
Introduction Among Talend’s blog posts are many outstanding ones on data governance, such as David Talaga’s “Life Might Be Like a Box of Chocolates, But Your Data Strategy Shouldn’t Be” which encourages us to know our data, and his two-part post on “6 Dos and Don’ts of Data Governance,” in which David offers steps to take and pitfalls to avoid when starting out on data governance. In “5 Key Considerations for Building a Data Governance Strategy,” my colleague Nitin Kudikala describes five data g...
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How PT Bank Danamon Uses Data to Understand and Respond to Customers

Talend Blog - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 18:47
PT Bank Danamon is Indonesia’s sixth-largest bank, with four million customers and a network that stretches across the archipelago. Competition for customers in the Indonesian market is especially fierce, with 115 banks to choose from, according to recent government statistics. Finding a way to stand out is crucial. PT Bank Danamon has ambitious goals to more than double the number of customers making use of mobile and internet banking channels over the next year – up from 30 percent to 80...
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Understanding Your Data: A Fundamental Requirement

BeyeNetwork - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:00
Patrick Dever, Chief Data Strategist at Avista, and Ron Powell discuss how they use data to improve the business offerings and services they provide to their customers in the Pacific Northwest.
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The Importance of Truly Understanding Your Data

BeyeNetwork - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:00
In this podcast, Patrick Dever, chief data strategist at Avista, describes the changing energy and utility markets and explains why data plays a key role in supporting the business. The interview is conducted by Ron Powell, independent analyst and industry expert for the BeyeNETWORK and executive producer for The World Transformed Fast Forward Series. Music: "Werq"Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 ...
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3 Key Takeaways from the 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Data Preparation

Talend Blog - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 18:49
Gartner has recently released its 2019 Market Guide for Data Preparation ([1]), its fourth edition of a guide that was first published in the early days of the market, back in 2015 when Data Preparation was mostly intended to support self-service uses cases. Compared to Magic Quadrants, the Market Guide series generally cover early, mature or smaller markets, with less detailed information about competitive positioning between vendors, but more information about the market itself and how it evol...
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Time-Tested Insights on Creating Competitive API Programs

Talend Blog - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 18:58
This post is authored by Datagrate. Datagrate helps their clients launch, manage and scale Talend’s best application integration solutions solving the most complex communication challenges. When the Application Program Interface (API) first came into existence, developers viewed it as a revolutionary approach to creating re-usable software fragments. Instead of creating new code from scratch for every new program, they could now use existing functionality to develop new features. Not only did th...
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Intelligent Glossary Associations

Informatica Blog - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:15
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” said Juliet to Romeo in the epic tale of love between members of two warring families. The quote is the tragedy and the central struggle for both Shakespeare’s famous play and the more mundane but certainly as epic modern-day Data Cataloging!  There is a lot in a name. SQL based databases and applications have many naming constraints like use of spaces, limited special c...
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Can You Trust Your Analytics Dashboard? 3 Steps To Build a Foundation of Trusted Data

Talend Blog - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:36
  We are in the era of the information economy. Now, more than ever, companies have the capabilities to optimize their process through the use of data and analytics. While there are endless possibilities to data analysis, there are still challenges with maintaining, integrating, cleaning it to ensure that it will empower the people to take decisions.   Bottom up, Top down? What is the best? As IT teams begin to tackle the data deluge, a question they often is often asked if this probl...
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PointsBet is Tuning Up for a US Market Breakthrough

Talend Blog - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 20:53
Founded in 2016 and launched in February 2017, PointsBet is a cutting-edge online bookmaker in Australia offering both traditional fixed odds markets as well as “PointsBetting – where winnings or losses aren’t fixed but depend on how accurate the bet turns out to be. Online betting platforms have long recognized the need for a strong, resilient IT infrastructure. Even a minor glitch during a major sporting event can be disastrous. The losses can run into millions of dollars. Good data syst...
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How the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Gets it Right

Informatica Blog - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:15
Informatica has a number of notable higher education customers, and many of them are simultaneously moving their systems to the cloud while also focusing on improving student and alumni engagement. As I quickly approach my own undergraduate graduation in a few weeks, I find the University of Michigan Ross School of Business to be a fitting customer story to share. Even though I’m not a student at the University of Michigan, I can point out what they’ve gotten right from both a student and...
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Building a CI/CD pipeline with Talend and Azure DevOps

Talend Blog - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 15:18
DevOps is all the rage right now, and it is only the beginning. In this blog, I’ll cover how to get started with Talend continuous integration, delivery and deployment (CI/CD) on Azure. The first part of the blog will briefly present some basic DevOps and CI/CD concepts. I will then show you how the Talend CI/CD architecture and how it fits in Azure ecosystem with a hands-on example.   What is DevOps? Before digging into the technical depth, let me briefly explain to you what the term DevOp...
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Introducing Pipeline Designer: Reinventing Data Integration

Talend Blog - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 14:47
I am very excited to introduce Pipeline Designer, a next-generation cloud data integration design environment that enables developers to develop and deploy data pipelines in minutes, design seamlessly across batch and streaming use cases, and scale natively with the latest hybrid and multi-cloud technologies  <<Try Pipeline Designer Now>> Why Pipeline Designer? It is no secret that data has become a competitive edge of companies in every industry. And in order to maintain your compet...
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Collaborative Data Discovery with Enterprise Data Catalog

Informatica Blog - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 18:15
Harry Potter fans will remember the scene from “Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows” where upon entering the Lestrange vault, the treasures start multiplying repeatedly because of the Gemini curse (doubling charm). The objects in the vault proliferate rapidly, the duplicates multiplying themselves, and duplicates resulting from those duplications, ad infinitum, nearly crushing our heroes. If you are in data management, the above scene would have hit close to home. As number of data cons...
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