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Month: November 2016

Helping Data Driven Companies Advance to Artificial Intelligence

  Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning these days. This is not just of strategic relevance for companies the likes of Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook or Salesforce.com. AI is now a term that all companies should be familiarizing themselves with (if they’re not already) because it will have a profound impact […]







Talend Connect 2016: Unlock Your Data for Unlimited Possibilities

Talend Connect

  In August 2016, Talend was recognized as a “Leader” in data integration by Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools.” Talend is the first new vendor in five years to be added to the Leaders Quadrant, improving its position over 2015, moving up and to the right within the Magic Quadrant based on its […]







What’s new in Talend Data Preparation 1.3?

  In early October 2016, we introduced the 1.3 release of Talend Data Preparation for its Free Desktop edition as well as for the Commercial edition. If you haven’t heard of Data Preparation before, I would suggest you watch this video before continuing this article and downloading the tool. If you are a new user and […]







Which Flavor of Talend Data Preparation is Best for You?

  In its latest Market Guide for Self-Service Data Preparation, Gartner predicts that “by 2019, data and analytics organizations that provide agile, curated internal and external datasets for a range of content authors will realize twice the business benefits of those that do not”[1]. Organizations today are swimming in data, but most companies are only utilizing […]







Setting Up an Apache Spark Powered Recommendation Engine

  One of the easiest ways for retailers to increase their customers’ average shopping cart size is to suggest items to prospective buyers at the point of sale.  We see every day in the physical world when we go to the grocery store or hardware store, the packs of gum, beef jerky, batteries, magazines, etc. […]