Month: October 2015

Talend Connect: Step into the future of Big Data!

  Save the date! Talend Connect will be back in Paris on November 18 and 19. This year the Talend Connect event will take place over two days. The first day will be entirely devoted to Talend’s partners. Over the course of the day we will showcase the new features of Talend 6, the first […]

Three Key Takeaways from Amazon re:Invent 2015

Tags: aws re:invent, cloud, analytics, iot,   Upon returning from AWS re:Invent, a jam-packed cloud computing frenzy in Las Vegas, I was a) pumped up about the impact that cloud environments can have for all of our customers and beyond; and b) left thinking about what key messages really stood out. There was a lot […]

Building ‘Houses’ in the Cloud

Tags: data fabric, cloud, amazon web services,   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 […]

You’ve Bought Into the Cloud: Now What?

Tags: tableau software, cloud, analytics, crm,   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? First off, “the […]

Self-Service and Data Governance Empowers LOB Users

Tags: lob, collaboration, cloud, data preparation,   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. This is […]

You Can’t Fake the Data-Driven Force

Tags: talend 6, apache spark, star wars,   Before I get into my blog – an admission – I’m a major Star Wars fan. No, seriously – a MASSIVE fan. Back in the day, I was a light-saber-toting-wookie-lovin-Princess Leia-poster-on-the-wall type fan. Yup, that guy. In three months, the next Star Wars movie hits the streets […]