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Month: March 2016

Talend Job Design Patterns & Best Practices: Part 2

  What a delight to have had such a positive response to my previous blog on Talend “Job Design Patterns” & Best Practices.  To all those who have read it, thank you!  If you haven’t read it, I invite you to read it now before continuing, as ~Part 2 will build upon it and dive a […]







What are the Top Three Questions Keeping CDOs Up at Night?

Gartner research recently posted the results of its inaugural survey of chief data officers (CDOs), which revealed that the primary mandate and objective of today’s CDO is to manage, govern and utilize information as an organizational asset. Well, at Talend we see ‘enterprise information’ as more than just ‘an asset’ – we believe it is […]







Five Key Tips for Making MDM the Foundation for Your Customer Centric Organizations

Customer data is everywhere. In some organizations, it can become the root cause for serious business inefficiencies: Undeliverable outbound e-mails, returned shipping, unaddressed customer claims, lack of privacy regulation compliance or data breaches. However, if customer data is managed correctly, it can fuel new levels of customer acquisition, company performance, sales conversion rates and the […]







Talend Integration Cloud Spring ‘16: Making Leaps with Spark, Amazon Redshift, and EMR Integration

Several years ago, the cloud was a concept that many forward looking businesses were just beginning to think about and which many feared. In fact, even as few as three years ago —particularly for enterprises—there were looming concerns around security, apprehension to relinquish one’s data to a third party, periodic incidents of massive cloud provider […]







The Five Phases of Hybrid Integration—Part II

The challenges emerging from digital business, and demand for greater agility, are forcing changes to integration approaches. Integration leaders can assess technology providers by understanding the five key phases of hybrid integration projects and their needs as an organization.  In our last installment, we looked at the very first two phases of hybrid integration, which by […]







How To Operationalize Meta-Data in Talend with Dynamic Schemas

This blog addresses the operationalizing of meta-data usage in data management using Talend. To explain further you have files and tables which have schema definitions. The schemas hold information like name, data type, and length. This information can be imported or keyed in with a visual editor like Talend Studio at design time; however, this can […]







Why Marketing Teams Need Data Prep Tools!

Guest blog by Charles Parat, Strategy & Innovation Director, Micropole Group In today’s world, business workers must utilize a range of enterprise applications in order to complete some of the more routine tasks associated with their job title. When these applications work well and help streamline repetitive tasks, workers have time to focus on more strategic endeavors […]







Apache Solr High Speed Data Integration Plugin

Guest blog post from The Digital Group. T/DG, stands for The Digital Group, has been working on Talend based data source integration for quite some time. The Digital Group recently launched 3RDi (Third Eye) Enterprise Search Discovery and Analytics Platform that utilizes capabilities of Talend for all data integration layers. 3RDi is a comprehensive suite […]







The Five Phases of Hybrid Integration—Part I

Tags: cloud integration,   Today’s digitally-driven businesses intensify the data integration challenges that IT departments face. With a greater number of SaaS and on-premises applications, machine data, and mobile apps, we are seeing the rise of  complex value-chain ecosystems that are proliferating to support these digital business initiatives. IT leaders need to incorporate a portfolio-based […]







Big Data: Why You Must Consider Open Source

  Guest Blog by Bernard Marr, Founder and CEO of The Advanced Performance Institute A quiet revolution has been taking place in the technology world in recent years. The popularity of open source software has soared as more and more businesses have realized the value of moving away from walled-in, proprietary technologies of old. And […]