Month: September 2017

An Informatica PowerCenter Developers’ Guide to Talend – II

  Thanks to all our readers for a very positive response to my previous blog on “Informatica PowerCenter Developers Guide to Talend”. The first part of the series provided an overview of the architectural differences between PowerCenter and Talend. It also provided a primer on Talend Studio – our unified development environment – for developers […]


Talend and Apache Spark: A Technical Primer

In my years at Talend as a Support Engineer, before I moved into the Customer Success Architect team, customers often asked about Talend’s capabilities with Apache Spark. When we talk about Spark the first thing that always comes to mind is the command Spark submit that we use to submit our Spark jobs. So, the […]


Mergers, Acquisitions and Customer Experience in the Age of Data

  When one company acquires a smaller entity or engages in a merger of equals, it’s important for both sides of the organization to come to the table and outline how said merger will impact everything from people, systems, brand, products, and services all the way down to real-estate. When companies merge, they can make […]


5 Key Considerations for Building a Data Governance Strategy

In an earlier Talend blog, I shared some key tips that a company needs to keep in mind while designing data quality (DQ) processes in Hadoop. The data processes and frameworks I mentioned in that blog are important not only because it impacts your data quality program, but also your data governance program — if you […]