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Talend’s vault-based secrets revealed : Open-sourcing Vault Sidecar Injector

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 12:05
Handling secrets has always been a challenging and critical task within organizations. As production workloads deployed in remote clouds or following hybrid patterns are ever increasing, this problematic becomes more complex: we still want to manage secrets from a central place, using state-of-the-art security practices (encryption at rest, secrets rotation), with as less adherence on the underlying technology as possible to maximize components reusability across deployment topologies and ease t...
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5 best practices to innovate at speed in the Cloud: Tip #2 Get instant access to data whenever it is needed

Mon, 10/28/2019 - 13:08
Starting September, The Talend Blog Team began sharing fruitful tips & to securely kick off your data project in the cloud at speed.  This week, we’ll start with the second capability: Get instant access to data whenever it is needed   Data enablement doesn’t stop by delivering data in a data lake or data warehouse. Data must reach easily its point of consumption. Whether it is accessed as a self-service by a business user or integrated into an application, making trusted data available...
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The Smart Data Cloud Approach

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 14:01
To maximize the benefits of cloud, data & machine learning and make it available to innovative digital teams and customers, the data lake is the definite reference model. How can we accelerate its implementation and scope without losing control or jeopardizing its sustainability? Many data lake initiatives will lead to failure by using artisanal approaches such as specific coding and putting aside quality issues, such as security and governance or compliance. Data from a data lake is only us...
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Can data privacy compliance create more business opportunities?

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 14:00
CCPA is the latest regulation which should be a concern for all companies with California residents in their databases. There are less than 90 days left to be ready to comply with CCPA, on top of the other regulations.   The spread of data privacy regulations According to Graham Greenleaf, Professor of Law & Information Systems, UNSW Australia and author of Global Data Privacy Laws 2019: 132 National Laws & Many Bills, the number of countries that have enacted data privacy laws in 2...
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How next-gen DI works

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:00
Overview Data integration in the ‘Age of Digital’ brings in need for ETL development to happen at the ‘Speed of Business’ rather than at ‘IT Speed’. Data integration layer is the important ‘glue’ between the user engagement apps in the EDGE and the systems of record at the CORE of IT landscape. Application development for the Experience Layer happens at the ‘Speed of Business’ while changes in Integration Layer move at ‘IT Speed’. Data Integration projects in the Age of Digital need to be delive...
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9 top trends that are driving AI and software investments

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 14:00
IT and data leaders are constantly challenged to keep up with new trends in emerging and disruptive technologies, and to determine how each can best aid the organization. In the midst of all the changes going on in 2019, it gets increasingly hard to know where to invest in all this new technology. To help add clarity, here are my thoughts on some of the most important trends that will shape data management and software development for the next couple of years. Cloud computing The business multi-...
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Have you checked out Talend’s 2019 summer release yet?

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 18:18
Have you had a chance to take a look at Talend’s summer 2019 product release? Our 2019 release has some exciting features that not only will help improve your productivity but will help you scale data projects across your organization. We are all about helping you do your work faster, and we think you’ll find the new features in this latest product release pretty great. Changes to Pipeline Designer First of all, some big changes are coming to our next generation cloud data integration design env...
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The University of Sydney uses data to drive better decision making

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 14:00
Universities generate enormous amounts of data that are used for a plethora of reasons, including planning and management of revenue and donations, fees, growth and development; institutional reporting to the government; and tracking progress towards achieving goals.   The University of Sydney is regularly ranked among the top research universities in Australia and the top 50 universities worldwide. With over 70,000 students and 7,500 staff, the University generates vast quantities of data that ...
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ELK with Talend cloud

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 14:00
Overview ELK is the acronym for three open source projects where E stands for Elasticsearch, L stands for Logstash and K stands for Kibana. ELK is a robust solution for log management and data analysis. These open source projects have specific roles in ELK as follows: Elasticsearch handles storage and provides a RESTful search and analytics endpoint. Logstash is a server-side data processing pipeline that ingests, transforms and loads data. Kibana lets you visualize your Elasticsearch data and ...
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5 best practices to deliver trust in your data project: Tip #4 Empower organizations with modern tools

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 14:02
During Summer, The Talend Blog Team will relay to share fruitful tips & to securely kick off your data project. This week, we’ll start with the fourth capability: empower organizations with modern tools and systems to manage and monitor data.   Traditional tools for managing data integrity, such as data quality, governance and stewardship tools, were targeted at the most skilled data experts. With the advent of social networks, machine learning and smart pattern recognition technologies...
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Talend Connect Europe 2019: Advance your Data Journey

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 14:03
  Save the date! Talend Connect will be back in London and Paris in October. Join Talend executives, data experts, and thought leaders to discover new paths for delivering trusted data at speed. Talend will welcome customers, partners, and influencers to its annual company conference, Talend Connect, taking place in two cities, London and Paris, in October. A must-attend event for business decision makers, CIOs, data scientists, chief architects, and developers, Talend Connect will share i...
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Use Cases for Machine Learning

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 14:01
Talend provides a number of Machine Learning components that can be used for a variety of purposes. I have previously described some of these various components, some in more detail than others, as well as outlining what they can do. However, one question remains, what use cases can be solved by using these Machine Learning components? Machine learning components Firstly, a quick overview. Talend provides a set of ‘out of the box’ components for various ML techniques. These can be classified int...
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5 best practices to deliver trust in your data project: Tip #3 Take ownership around a single source of trusted data

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 14:00
During Summer, The Talend Blog Team will relay to share fruitful tips & to securely kick off your data project. This week, we’ll start with the third capability: make sure you create a single source of trust and foster data ownership. Create a single source of trusted data and foster data ownership Would you imagine e-commerce without an electronic catalog or the web without search engines? Digital transformation requires single points of access to enable a wider range of people to access a ...
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The Need for a Frictionless Enterprise in a Digital-Native World

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:00
The word “frictionless” has emerged as a term used to describe when an action is achieved with or involving little difficulty; it is about effortlessness. This term is most commonly associated with customer experience and payments. Amazon-like expectations Consumers are already familiar with this term without realizing it. Retail is the perfect illustration of what being frictionless means. Driven by tech-native companies like Amazon or eBay, the purchasing journey has completely changed for cus...
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Data Privacy through shuffling and masking – Part 2

Tue, 08/27/2019 - 14:02
In the first part of this blog two-part series, we took a deep dive on Data Shuffling techniques aiming to mix up data and allowing to optionally retain logical relationships between columns. In this second part, we will now focus on Data Masking techniques as one of the main approach to guarantee Data Privacy. Data Masking Simply put, masking techniques allows to block visibility of specifics fields or pieces of data. It hides data while preserving the overall format and semantic. It actually c...
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5 best practices to deliver trust in your data project : Tip #2 control your data wherever

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 14:00
During Summer, The Talend Blog Team will relay to share fruitful tips & to securely kick off your data project. This week, we’ll continue with the second capability: make sure you stay in control of your data pipelines from ingestion phase to consumption and beyond.   Get control over all the organization’s data and PREVENT shadow IT Whenever an IT system, application or personal productivity tool is used inside an organization without explicit organizational approval, we talk about sh...
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Generating a Heat Map with Twitter data using Pipeline Designer – Part 3

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 14:00
If you have got through part 1 and part 2 of this series of blogs, there are only a few more steps to carry out before you can see the end to end flow of data and create your Heatmap. If you have not read the first two blogs, the links to the blogs are above. Although these blogs have been quite lengthy, I hope you understand that I have tried to make sure that any level of experience can achieve this. Since Pipeline Designer is a new product, I felt that it made sense to be as explicit as possi...
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The Privacy Hazard in High Tech Heritage

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 17:00
DNA kits like 23andMe, Helix and AncestryDNA topped holiday gift guides again this past year. Kits range in the market from $60 to $200, and they’re meant to help consumers understand family history, genealogy and can even connect unknown family members. Collecting genetic data can also have broader impacts in healthcare and justice for law enforcement. We’ve seen this play out in the arrest of the suspected Golden State Killer Joseph James DeAngelo as a result of DNA from an ancestry website. H...
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5 best practices to deliver trust in your data project: Tip #1 Master Data Quality

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:00
During Summer, The Talend Blog Team will relay to share fruitful tips & to securely kick off your data project. This week, we’ll start with the first capability: make sure the data you create, develop and share within your organization stay clean and governed.   Master data quality with trustworthy, complete and up-to-date data assets According to Harvard Business Review, 47% of newly created data has at least one critical error. Poor data quality adversely affects all organizations on...
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Continuous Integration made easy in the Cloud with Talend

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:00
In this blog I would like to highlight a new capability from our latest 7.2 Studio and its integration with Talend Cloud in the Summer ‘19 release. While this feature could be seen as a light improvement aiming to ease the life of Talend users, it’s in fact much more than that! While Talend has been delivering CI/CD capabilities for a very long time, the continuous integration tools landscape is evolving fast. Here at Talend we have kept pace to allow you to use the latest technologies and speed...
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