Talend Blog

Time to Consider a New “V” for Big Data: Virtue

  Big ethical questions emerge as the power of Big Data continues on an upward spiral. Remember when “Big Data” meant a terabyte or so? If you don’t I suspect I know why, you blinked..  and you missed it… It’s hard to believe there was a time when the total volume of customer data coursing […]

Talend & 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, […]

Your Company can be Google Smart Too – You Just Need Some Learning – Machine Learning That Is

  Google has been using machine learning to improve its business analytics for years, and judging from all the recent excitement about the technology, you’d assume enterprises everywhere would be following suit. Yet, the reality is somewhat different. According to some studies, only 22 percent of companies are already using machine learning’s analytical power by implementing […]

[Podcast] Digging into Digital Transformation: Featuring Marco Iansiti of Harvard

  The digital-era is in full force. CEOs no longer fear technology, they now fear missing out on the potential impact technology could bring to their organizations. However, many face hurdles integrating the various digital initiatives across their business in order to increase revenue and customer satisfaction. So who within the organization is ultimately responsible for […]

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 […]

6 Key Considerations for Building a Data Governance Strategy

  In an earlier 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 […]

[Podcast] Big Data in 2020: Featuring Mark van Rijmenam of Datafloq

  According to research firm IDC, the big data and business analytics market is predicted to hit $203 billion in the year 2020. Today, the creation and consumption of data continue to grow by leaps and bounds and with continued investment in big data analytics hardware, software, and services and in data scientists and their […]