Let me introduce myself: My name is Adam Pemble and I am a Principal Professional Services Consultant based in the UK. My area of expertise is MDM (Master Data Management), along with the related disciplines of DI (Data Integration or what was traditionally known as ETL – Extract Transform Load) and DQ (Data Quality).
Great news! Talend Metadata Bridge is now general availability (GA) since March, 8th. Talend customers with an active subscription to any of our Enterprise or Platform products can download and install it as an add-on to our latest 5.6.1 Talend Studio. Then, from 5.6.2 and onwards, it will be installed automatically.
So, what does it bring to Talend developers, data architects and designers?
If there is one sector that has been particularly affected by the digital revolution, it is travel. According to research company PhoCusWright, the share of bookings derived from online channels will increase to 43 percent this year. The move of more consumers to online sources for researching and booking travel, with sites like Airbnb, Booking.com or TripAdvisor counting visitors in the tens of millions, is a further boost to a sector that has historically always been a strong collector of detailed consumer information.
For anything you might want to do, understanding the problem and using the right tools is essential. Resulting methodologies and best practices that inevitably arise become the catalyst for innovation and superior accomplishments. Database systems, particularly data warehouse systems are no exception, yet does the best data modeling methodologies of the past offer the best solution today?
Master data management is one of those practices that everyone in business applauds. But anyone who has been exposed to the process realizes that MDM often comes with a price. Too often what began as a seemingly well thought out and adequately funded project begins accumulating unexpected costs and missing important milestones.
In recent years, the Internet and e-commerce have revolutionised the retail industry, in the same way, for example, as the appearance of supermarkets. Beyond ease of purchase and the ability to consult the opinion of other consumers, e-commerce has overwhelmingly changed the way in which information about a customer's journey to purchase is captured.
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People talk about the impact of the “digital transformation” and how companies are moving to becoming “data-driven,” but what does it mean in practice? It may help to provide a couple of examples of data-driven companies. Netflix is often cited as a great example of a data-driven company.