Professional Services - Consulting

Professional Services for Data Integration

Talend Baseline Deployment

Deploying a data integration infrastructure requires planning the right conceptual and technical integration architecture and architecting the full lifecycle environment. During this engagement, the Talend consultant will review your requirements and recommend appropriate strategies with goals of providing:

- An optimal Talend architecture tailored to your environment

- Providing knowledge transfer and guidance to enable a right first time approach to deploying integration solutions using Talend.

Focused on Documentation, Industrialization, and Maintainability — the Talend Baseline Deployment services offering is designed to enable the appropriate Talend technologies installation, and configuration for a robust well thought-out architecture, lower development effort/costs and overall lower total cost of ownership.

Talend Technical Audit

Talend Technical Audit is intended for existing customers with Talend deployment which may not be running or utilizing its full potential.

The Talend Technical Audit provides expertise assistance in reviewing current Talend deployment and identifying opportunities to optimize and improve the response time, ease of maintenance and/or return on investment.

Talend’s consultant will interact with your team to define a plan in 3 steps:

1- Evaluate current Talend configuration

2- Review critical deployed jobs

3- Make and verify configuration adjustments 

Professional Services for Data Quality

Talend Baseline Deployment

Deploying a data integration infrastructure requires planning the right conceptual and technical integration architecture and architecting the full lifecycle environment. During this engagement, the Talend consultant will review your requirements and recommend appropriate strategies with goals of providing:

- An optimal Talend architecture tailored to your environment

- Providing knowledge transfer and guidance to enable a right first time approach to deploying integration solutions using Talend.

Focused on Documentation, Industrialization, and Maintainability — the Talend Baseline Deployment services offering is designed to enable the appropriate Talend technologies installation, and configuration for a robust well thought-out architecture, lower development effort/costs and overall lower total cost of ownership.

Talend Technical Audit

Talend Technical Audit is intended for existing customers with Talend deployment which may not be running or utilizing its full potential.

The Talend Technical Audit provides expertise assistance in reviewing current Talend deployment and identifying opportunities to optimize and improve the response time, ease of maintenance and/or return on investment.

Talend’s consultant will interact with your team to define a plan in 3 steps:

1- Evaluate current Talend configuration

2- Review critical deployed jobs

3- Make and verify configuration adjustments 

Professional Services for Master Data Management

Talend MDM QuickStart

Companies of all sizes are striving to manage and master data as an enterprise business asset. They are looking to Master Data Management (MDM) solutions to help achieve these goals, but these types of projects can be a challenging and expensive proposition. Without the right technology infrastructure, it’s nearly impossible to deliver a successful MDM deployment. Talend has the right technologies to support a successful MDM deployment.

The MDM QuickStart engagement gets your project off on the right foot. This package prepares customers for broader MDM deployments by demonstrating how to start the deployment of MDM using Talend tools and technologies. By leveraging an evolutionary prototyping approach our consultant will provide assistance with strategy development, knowledge transfer and the know-how on the typical challenges and pitfalls. 

Professional Services for Enterprise Service Bus

Talend ESB QuickStart

Companies of all sizes are striving to manage their data systems. Companies often have multiple software systems that function extremely well for their particular purpose, but have major issues when required to share and communicate information. Talend ESB allows these organizations to establish a system that will assist in managing these integration processes and maintain a level of flexibility that will help minimize future disruptions.

ESB QuickStart.pngThe Talend ESB QuickStart will have an experienced Talend Consultant install and configure the products and then provide several days of service-design assistance / service oriented architecture building assistance. The Consultant will assist with strategy development, prototyping, and knowledge transfer. 

Our Professional Services Team helps you to jump-start your development team by sharing our expertise and best-practices.  An Architect will work with you to enable and mentor your team.  Over the course of this engagement, our consultant will interact with your team with a systematic focus on enabling them to do it themselves.  On the job knowledge transfer happens on all fronts from the setting up your environments to specifying and developing the first services together. This approach is the key to ensure successful adoption and efficient use of the tools. 

General Professional Services

Talend Version Upgrade

Performing an upgrade to a more recent release of the Talend platform requires planning and preparation. Talend Services can assist with the planning and management of the upgrade. Additionally, Talend consultants will review the new capabilities in the latest release and explore opportunities to deploy in support of existing or future deployments.

A Talend consultant will assist your team in upgrading your Talend infrastructure, with

- Effective upgrades with minimal disruption

- Deployment of enhanced features

- Guidance for upgrading environments and test procedures

- Knowledge transfer to your build in-house expertise

Talend Technical Account Manager

Enterprise level deployments require comprehensive skills around data integration and data quality as well as in areas of enterprise application integration, governance and services oriented architecture.  In addition to technical expertise, certain functional and business knowledge is required to properly deploy technology, while understanding business drivers that compel companies to choose an enterprise-wide data integration solution.

A Talend Services TAM is a seasoned professional who advises our customers and Systems Integrators on the best-practices of applying the Talend Platform. The TAM is a highly experienced practitioner of Talend products, in a leadership position, involved at the early stages of projects in the critical tasks of architecture design and modelling, manages multiple projects through their entire lifecycle, provides high-level architectural and technical project management guidance, and is accountable for the overall success of Talend customers.

Once assigned, the Technical Account Manager proactively engages with customers to raise and/or accelerate the value that they are driving from Talend Technology. Working in close collaboration with the customers’ sponsors, the TAM will contribute on different aspects of your integration strategy:

 

Value

- Translate tactical and strategic goals of main stakeholder(s) to clear and actionable short and mid-term deployment plan for the integration solution

- Work directly with customer staff at all levels of the organization, from executives to implementation resources, to define a data integration & management deployment roadmap

- Work directly with project management to develop a data integration portfolio and determine the priority of projects from development to production

- Develop a Talend Training (enablement) plan, working with customer resources and contractors to ensure a strong working knowledge of Talend products

- Evaluate project milestones at 1, 2, 3, 6 and 12 month intervals and provide detailed status reports, and assessment/recommendation documents to be distributed to the customer and Talend management

- Guide projects in Talend best-practices to facilitate success and an optimal return on investment from all Talend software licensed by customer.

Talend Live Expert

Talend strives to support its customers and enable them to leverage their investment in our integration solutions as quickly and extensively as possible. Beyond the highly recommended initial enablement that comprises of the appropriate training and baseline deployment that will get you off on the right track, Talend Customer Services are available to guide you every step of the way to help you make the most appropriate decisions regarding Talend related projects. Between the reactive involvement of Talend Technical Support on product defects and the strategic and proactive advisory services that our Technical Account Management program proposes, our Experts remain available on an AdHoc basis through interactive live sessions during which they can answer any “How To” question you may have or provide timely feedback or advice as you are trying to make design, development or deployment decisions.

Access to the Talend Live Expert services is enabled through an innovative online platform that allows eligible customers to engage Talend consultants. The Talend Live Expert platform allows the consultant to connect with the customer in order to answer their questions through instant messaging, voice conversation or even taking control of the customer’s own environment illustrating the actual steps to take directly onto the customer’s environment.