People talk about the impact of the “digital transformation” and how companies are moving to becoming “data-driven,” but what does it mean in practice? It may help to provide a couple of examples of data-driven companies. Netflix is often cited as a great example of a data-driven company. The entertainment subscription service is well known for using data to tune content recommendations to the tastes and preferences of their individual subscribers and even fo...ARTIKEL LESEN
With all the hype and interest in Big Data lately, open source ETL tools seem to have taken a back seat. MapReduce, Yarn, Spark, and Storm are gaining significant attention, but it also should be noted that Talend’s ETL business and our thousands of ETL customers are thriving. In fact, the data integration market has a healthy growth rate with Gartner recently reporting that this market is forecasted to grow 10.3% in 2014 to $3.6 billion!...ARTIKEL LESEN
I recently attended a Gartner presentation on the convergence of Application and Data Integration at their Application Architecture, Development and Integration conference. During the talk they stressed that “chasms exist between application- and data-oriented people and tools” and that digital businesses have to break down these barriers in order to succeed. Gartner research shows that more and more companies are recognizing this problem – in fact, 47% of respondents to a recent su...ARTIKEL LESEN
Big data has monopolized media coverage in the past few years. While many articles have covered the benefits of big data to organizations, in terms of customer knowledge, process optimization or improvements in predictive capabilities, few have detailed methods for how these benefits can be realized. Yet, the technology is now mature and proven. Pioneers include Mint in the financial sector, Amazon in retail and Netflix in media. These companies show...ARTIKEL LESEN
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As I have been building analytics competencies and platforms with customers, I am continuously running into the same type of questions and desires and they center around a critical, but poorly understood topic; Master Data Management or MDM. I thought that it was time I got a couple of thoughts on this topic out so others might benefit from what I have seen so far. What is Mast...ARTIKEL LESEN