Month: July 2015

Surprising Data Warehouse Lessons from a Scrabble Genius

Lessons in data warehousing and cloud data integration can come from unexpected places. Consider: the latest French-language Scrabble champion doesn’t speak French. New Zealander Nigel Richards just won the international French World Scrabble® Championship without speaking the language at all, even using many obscure words that the average French speaker doesn’t know. The secret to […]


Hadoop Summit 2015 Takeaway: The Lambda Architecture

  It has been a couple of weeks since I got back from the Hadoop Summit in San Jose and I wanted to share a few highlights that I believe validate the direction Talend has taken over the past couple of years. Coming out of the Summit I really felt that as an industry we […]


Data Preparation: Empowering The Business User

  A growing number of business users with limited knowledge of computer programming are taking an interest in integration functions and data quality, as companies become more and more “data-driven”. From marketing to logistics, customer service to executive management, HR to finance, data analysis has become a means for all company departments to improve their […]