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Creating the Golden Record that Makes Every Click Personal

November 25, 2015 - Jean-Michel Franco

Gartner has just released its annual “Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of Customer Data Solution”.

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The Universal Language of Data Mastery

November 23, 2015 - Talend Marketing

It’s no secret that big data is engulfing society at large. A recent survey of senior level IT professionals by CIO Insight, found that 90% of respondents said their organizations were investing in big data and analytics.  So, what do these results really mean? It means that companies in all sectors are finding value in being data-driven.

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[Demo] Combining Talend 6 + Spark for Real-Time Big Data Insights

November 19, 2015 - Talend Marketing

They say the world used to run on oil, then it ran on data, and today it runs on fast data. For data-driven businesses it’s no longer enough just to have the right information, they need the right information, right now.

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6 Things You Should be Looking for in a Big Data Platform

November 18, 2015 - Isabelle Nuage

In order to become data-driven, organizations need to be able to understand the “what?”, the “why?” and the “what if?” using not only their enterprise data (myopic view), but also the Big Data surrounding them (geolocation, social, and sensor data). This is the only way to gain a 360-degree view of their customers, business and market, and what it means in terms of business challenges and opportunities.

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Too Soon to Talk Holiday Shopping?

November 18, 2015 - Talend Marketing

We recently completed a survey uncovering some of the new opportunities and challenges facing online retailers. You can read the highlights in the press release here: http://www.talend.com/about-us/press-releases/real-time-big-data-key-to-... . As you’ll see, one of the focus areas of the survey is around the challenge of shopping -cart abandonment, which costs the retail industry hundreds of millions if not billions of dollars a year.

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A Surprisingly Simple but Effective Masking System

November 17, 2015 - Talend Tech Team

I used to watch the TV show Zorro as a kid - fantastic stuff.  While it never put me off watching, I do distinctly recall thinking how absolutely ludicrous it was that nobody could figure out that Zorro was actually nobleman, Don Diego de la Vega. Come on people, they have the same moustache for Pete’s sake!

But here’s the thing, Zorro had that mask, a simple but apparently effective disguise that obscured him just enough to fool almost everyone in the village – even if it didn’t manage to dupe five-year-old me.

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You Too Can Become a Data Rock Star & Change the World

November 16, 2015 - Isabelle Nuage

I had the chance to attend Apache Spark Summit last week in Amsterdam and was lucky enough to meet Matei Zaharia in person (he is my MIT Big Data online course assistant professor). Matei is indeed a modern rock star for being part of the Spark inception team. It was his experience trying to solve machine learning problems with Hadoop that led him and his teammates to create Spark.

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Infographic: Real-Time Big Data Key to Cyber Monday Success

November 10, 2015 - Talend Marketing
In this blog post, you will find the results of our Real-Time Big Data survey!

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Our Sandbox has Better Toys

November 04, 2015 - Mark Balkenende

Today we launched a new real-time big data Sandbox. This is a super quick and painless way for you to gain first-hand experience with one of the latest big-data innovations, Apache Spark. For those of you not familiar with a Sandbox, we’re basically talking about a virtual development environment.

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Talend Connect: Step into the future of Big Data!article in French

October 27, 2015 - François Mero

Save the date! Talend Connect will be back in Paris on November 18 and 19.

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Building ‘Houses’ in the Cloud

October 19, 2015 - Mark Balkenende

In my IT career I have had the opportunity to work on many great Data Management projects, ranging from simple extract, transform and load (ETL) assignments that support operational systems like CRM, SFA, and ERP, to simple Data Warehouses.  I have been on some very impressive Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality projects for som

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You’ve Bought Into the Cloud: Now What?

October 15, 2015 - Guest Bloggers

For the last few years we’ve been hearing about the benefits of the cloud. And at this point, many of us agree the benefits are sizable and beneficial.  So, let’s say you’ve finally agreed that it’s time to move to the cloud – what’s next?

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Self-Service and Data Governance Empowers LOB Users

October 13, 2015 - Jean-Michel Franco

There is a major transformation underway in the use of data centric tools within the enterprise. When it comes to working with solutions for data integration, data preparation, data analysis and Business Intelligence (BI), the emphasis is shifting from IT to line of business (LOB) users. 

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Why Driving a Data-Driven Culture is Essential to Business Success

October 07, 2015 - Guest Bloggers

Big data is a familiar term to everyone in the world of IT but now it’s becoming known as a topic in our everyday lives. Big data is forecast to continue impacting all aspects of our lives, especially at work.

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Unlocking the Power of the Cloud: Talend Teams Up with AWS at re:Invent 2015

October 06, 2015 - Talend Marketing

Hot on the heels of Strata + Hadoop World NYC, next week Talend ships out to ‘Sin City’ for four jam-packed days at AWS re:Invent, “the largest gathering of the global Amazon Web Services community.”

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