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What Exactly is Data Stewardship and Why Do You Need It?


  What does your next data-driven project have to do with data stewardship?  Well actually a lot if you want to get the most out of your data. Many companies today are filling the data lake with vast amounts of structured and unstructured data. But they tend to forget an important fact:  on average, organizations […]

Talend “Job Design Patterns” & Best Practices ~ Part 4

The final piece to the golden puzzle.

  Our journey in Talend Job Design Patterns & Best Practices is reaching an exciting juncture.  My humble endeavor at providing useful content has taken on a life of its own.  The continued success of the previous blogs in this series (please read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 if you haven’t already), plus […]

Top 6 Technology Market Predictions for 2017


  Big Data Will Transform Every Element of the Healthcare Supply Chain The entire healthcare supply chain has been being digitized for the last several years. We’ve already witnessed the use of big data to improve not only patient care, but also payer-provider systems, reducing wasted overhead, predict epidemics, cure diseases, improve the quality of […]

4 Considerations for Delivering Data Quality on Hadoop


  Organizations are increasingly trying to become data driven. In my last blog, I outlined steps organizations should take to become data driven using the Kotter Model. In this blog I want to highlight a key aspect of the digital transformation journey, which is Data Governance specifically in the era of Big Data. As companies […]

The Role of Statistics in Business Decision Making


  The use of statistics in business can be traced back hundreds of years.   As early as 744 AD, statistics were used by Gerald of Wales to complete the first population census of Wales (1).  It wasn’t long before merchants realized that statistics could be used to measure and quantify trade.  The first record of […]

Talend Data Masters 2016 – UNOS: How many lives can you save?


  Did you know that a single organ donor can save up to 8 lives? The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) is a private, non-profit organization that manages the United States’ national organ transplant system under contract with the federal government. On average, 85 people receive transplants every day, but another 22 people die […]