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Talend Cloud on Azure is Coming! Create A Faster, More Connected Cloud

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

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

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

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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3 Key Takeaways from the 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Data Preparation

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

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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Can You Trust Your Analytics Dashboard? 3 Steps To Build a Foundation of Trusted Data

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

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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Building a CI/CD pipeline with Talend and Azure DevOps

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

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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Making Sense of the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 05:43
By now, you know that data is the lifeblood of digital transformation. But the true digital leaders have taken a step beyond by starting to understand the need to preserve this lifeblood with people, process and tools. That’s why data quality is so important in its ability to take control of the health of your data assets from diagnostic to treatment and monitoring with whistleblowers.    With this respect, we are especially proud that Talend was recognized by Gartner as a Leader for the second ...
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How TI Media is Using Data to Build Meaningful Relationships with 14 million Consumers

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 20:50
TI Media is the UK’s third-largest consumer magazine and digital publisher with more than 40 brands that reach 14.1 million UK adults monthly across print and digital. The company sells 117 million magazines per year and has 37 million global online users. TI Media faced similar challenges to other consumer magazine publishers—an eventual drop in print readership and advertising revenues that couldn’t be made up with online advertising. The company needed to generate more revenue from each...
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Key Considerations for Converting Legacy ETL to Modern ETL – Part II

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 22:55
Let me start by thanking all those who read the first part of our blog series on converting legacy ETL to modern ETL! Before I begin the second part of this three-blog series, let’s recap the three key aspects under consideration for converting from legacy ETL to modern ETL. Will the source and/or target systems change? Is this just an ETL conversion from their legacy system to modern ETL like Talend? Is the goal to re-platform as well? Will the target system change? Will the new platform resid...
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Talend increases its investments in Research & Development in Nantes

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 09:09
Almost three years ago today, to the day, Talend opened its fourth global research and development center, and its second one in France, in Nantes. It was clear to Talend from the very beginning of this new innovation center that it would not be a simple satellite of existing centers, but a key element in our strategy and overall R&D efforts. Dedicated to innovative cloud, big data, and machine-learning technologies, this center plays a key role in our research and development efforts, creat...
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Data Matching and Combinations Using Large Data Sets

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 18:58
When doing data matching with large sets of data, consideration should be given to the combinations that can be generated, and it’s associated effects on performance. This has an effect when using Talend’s Data Integration Matching and Data Quality components. Matching routines do not scale in a linear fashion.   For those that have read my various blogs and articles on data matching, you already know that the basic premise behind data matching is the mathematics of probabilities. For objects be...
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Life Might Be Like a Box of Chocolates, But Your Data Strategy Shouldn’t Be

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 03:16
“My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Even if everyone’s life remains full of surprises, the truth is that what applied to Forrest Gump in the 1994 movie by Robert Zemeckis, shouldn’t apply to your data strategy. As you’re making the very first steps into your data strategy, you need to first know what’s inside your data. And this part is critical.  To do so, you need the tools and methodology to step up your data-driven str...
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How Kent State University is streamlining processes for recruiting and admitting students

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 20:18
Kent State University is a public research university located in Kent, Ohio, with an enrollment of nearly 41,000 students.  Success in recruiting qualified students in sufficient numbers is the lifeblood of any university. In its efforts to aggregate data related to admissions, Kent State found itself dealing with a “spaghetti mess”, further complicated by its hybrid environment. Currently, the university relies on an on-premises Banner ERP system, but its Salesforce CRM and other SaaS applicati...
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Microsoft Azure & Talend : 3 Real-World Architectures

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 20:51
We know that data is a key driver of success in today data-driven world. Often, companies struggle to efficiently integrate and process enterprise data for fast and reliable analytics, due to reliance on legacy ETL solutions and data silos. To solve this problem, companies are adopting cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure to modernize their IT infrastructure. To get the most out of their Microsoft Azure investment, however, these organizations need a data integration provider like Talend to seam...
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All the Ways to Connect Your Azure SQL Data Warehouse with Talend

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 18:08
Azure SQL Data Warehouse (DW) has quickly become one of the most important elements of the Azure Data Services landscape. Customers are flocking to Azure SQL DW to take advantage of its rich functionality, broad availability and ease-of-use. As a result, Talend’s world-class capabilities in data integration, data quality and preparation, and data governance are a natural fit with Azure SQL DW. With Talend’s vast component library, as well as new products being brought in, there are many options ...
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6 Ways to Start Utilizing Machine Learning with Amazon Web Services and Talend

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 16:35
A common perspective that I see amongst software designers and developers is that Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are technologies which are only meant for an elite group. However, if a particular technology is to truly succeed and scale, it should be friendly with the common man (in this case a normal software developer). In this blog, I would like to discuss how Amazon Web Services (AWS) has changed the landscape of Machine Learning and AI through its various services and how...
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