Talend Blog

Applying Big Data Analytics to Clickstream Data

October 20, 2016 - David Wilmer

If you are a retailer, how well do you know your products and how well do you know your customers?  You may know which products are most popular based on their purchase history because you keep records of those transactions.  But do you know which of your products are the most and least viewed?  Do you know what is driving traffic to certain products and what type of customers are most interested in those products?  Are you able to provide intelligent and meaningful product recommendations to your customers and increase potential sales revenues?  Gaining insig

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Looking Back at Ten Years of Growth

October 18, 2016 - Bertrand Diard

At a time when Talend is celebrating its ten years of existence and the success of its IPO, I think it’s interesting to revisit the rich history of the company and pay tribute to those who have contributed to making it a global leader in cloud and big data software.

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Hand Coding vs. Tools: Our Take on Gartner’s Reportarticle in French

October 11, 2016 - Ashley Stirrup

As the CMO of a data integration software company, I’ve invested a lot of time convincing IT managers that they should switch from hand coding to a tool-based approach. Hence the reason I was excited to see and impressed by the practical advice outlined in Gartner’s recently published report, “Does Custom-Coded Data Integration Stack Up to Tools?”[1]

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Five Pillars for Succeeding in Big Data Governance and Metadata Management with Talend

October 10, 2016 - Jean-Michel Franco

In the last installment of this series, we looked at six keys to turning your Big Data initiative into sustainable success with Data Governance. These six steps were identified by TDWI in its recent report titled, “Governing Big Data and Hadoop”. As an independent report, it highlights the challenges and best practices, but it doesn’t explain Talend’s specific ability to address those challenges.

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6 Steps that will Pave the way for your Hadoop Journey with Data Governance and Metadata Management

October 06, 2016 - Jean-Michel Franco

This is the first installment to a two-part blog series focused on Governing Big Data and Hadoop. 

So, you’re ready to embark on your data-driven journey, huh?  The business case and project blueprint are well defined and you’ve already secured executive sponsorship for your digital transformation. You’re ready to run a modern data platform based on Hadoop and your team is set-up on the starting blocks to deliver the promises of Big Data to the wider organization.

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Talend “Job Design Patterns” & Best Practices - Part 3

October 05, 2016 - Dale Anderson

It appears that my previous blogs on this topic have been very well received.  Let me express my continued delight and thanks to you, my (dedicated or avid) readers.

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Making Sense of the Data Integration Market

October 03, 2016 - Ashley Stirrup

The data integration market can sometimes be hard to get your head around.  There are many players in the space, each with their approach to the market.  The 42 page Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration provides a thorough analysis of the market, but it can be hard to get the big picture of the landscape from reports like this.  A careful review, however, yields some interesting patterns.  As I interpret it, there are really three major categories of vendors: Cross-the-Enterprise,

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Talend Data Mapper, Spark and Electronic Data Interchange

September 28, 2016 - Talend Tech Team

We all know that mapping complex files can be cumbersome, and large files often cannot be processed in a day. Want to reduce complex data integration from days, or even weeks, to minutes? Talend Data Mapper is your answer.

In the video below, we show you how to read EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) data coming from health claims and quickly map it to a simple structure.

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Day-in-the-Life of a Data Integration Developer: Advanced Talend Studio Features

September 23, 2016 - Talend Tech Team

Did you know a comedy released in the year 2000, called "The Specials" had the best rating in the State of California according to film critics? That's what Talend has shown us once we run our final job in the example below. Now, we will be taking you through some of Talend's advanced studio features so you too can start working with your data. 

Webinar >> Discover Just How Easy Data Integration Can Be

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Good Things Come in Small(er) Docker Packages!

September 22, 2016 - Mark Balkenende

With the launch of our newest version of the Talend Big Data Sandbox there are a number of changes we’ve included that will make the experience more seamless and simple for you to get star

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Choose Your Own Big Data Adventure: Getting Started with Talend’s New Big Data Sandbox

September 20, 2016 - Mark Balkenende

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of our new Talend Big Data Sandbox, based on Docker. For those not familiar with a Sandbox, it’s a FREE, pre-configured, easy-to-use, virtual environment that allows you to experiment and test real-world big data scenarios.

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Big Data is Revolutionizing Political Campaigning

September 14, 2016 - Isabelle Nuage

In the coming months and over the next year, several important votes and elections will take place around the world: the presidential elections in the United States this November; the French presidential election in April/May 2017, the French legislative election next June; the German federal election next August, etc.

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Eight Steps to Becoming a Data-Driven Organization

September 13, 2016 - Nitin Kudikala

In today’s fast-paced, global economy, it is generally understood that companies must become data-driven in order to remain competitive. In fact, a report from McKinsey Global Institute indicates companies that are data-driven—meaning those that can gather, process and analyze data in real-time as it flows through the enterprise—make better decisions.

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