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Founded in 2005 in the USA, Talend is a next-generation leader in cloud and big data integration software that helps companies to become data driven by making data more accessible, improving its quality and quickly moving it where it’s needed for real-time decision making. The company’s open-source, native, and unified integration platform, data fabric enables customers to embrace new innovations and scale to meet the evolving data demands of the business.
The only open source vendor named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, and the Forrester Big Data Fabric Wave, Talend’s innovative solutions are relied upon by 1500+ global enterprise customers across a range of industries, including Air France, GE, and Lenovo.
Because of supporting increasing data volumes, users, and use-cases requires the people to constantly evolve the data infrastructure, from Java and data warehouses to the Cloud and Spark and The Next Big Thing. Only Talend allows the companies to effortlessly adopt new technologies so they can focus more on creating business value and less on data integration.
Products that Talend offers
Commercial products: Data management, big data platform, real-time big data platform, integration cloud, data preparation, data services platform, MDM platform and met data manager
Free products: Open studio for data integration, open studio for big data, data preparation free desktop, open studio for data quality, open studio for ESB and open studio for MDM.
Automate Data Inventory Creation: Detailed data about the data subjects is streaming in from everywhere: legacy systems, shadow IT, CRM systems, device sensors, digital apps, social networks, and more. Talend captures and maps critical data elements across disparate datasets, and then tracks and traces them with audit trails and data lineage.
Operationalize Rules and Workflows: “Privacy by Design” has become a legal obligation. Talend helps individuals to design and operationalize data controls all along with their data pipelines. Anonymize or pseudonymize with data masking, remediate with data quality and foster accountability across teams with data stewardship workflows. The organization will be ready for GDPR with established processes, and all personal data under control.
Manage Consent and Data Portability: Before people can process any personal data, GDPR mandates to share access to the individuals whose information will be processing. Talend enables people to manage opt-in consent across customer-facing applications, and implement data services to establish the right to be forgotten, right of accessibility, and right of rectification, also unlocking the right for data portability.
The newest sales and marketing automation tools have the potential to transform any company’s relationship with their customers and truly personalize sales and marketing efficiently. Talend integrates anything, anywhere at the speed and scale of big data companies can act in real time.
Click stream Analysis: With click stream analysis, marketing managers have the information to answer the most compelling questions about a customer’s online journey. Use the customer’s buy path to recommend products and predict future purchases, Talend can help Companies to integrate web site log data to respond in real time.
Sentiment Analysis: The rise in social media offers an unprecedented view into the attitudes of customers towards products, brands, and companies. However, social data is unstructured, voluminous and rapidly changing. Talend integrates and transforms social and big data in real time so people can respond immediately.
The Talend’s foundation
AFDEL: The French Association of Software Vendors (Association Française des Editeurs de Logiciels, AFDEL) has been founded to gather together software vendors with the same community spirit and to represent the software industry in France. The association partners with European Software Association (ESA).
Talend is a Board Member of AFDEL (first open source vendor to be elected to the board) and chairs the open source and big data commissions.
Apache Software Foundation: The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal, and financial support for a broad range of open source software projects. Through a collaborative and meritocratic development process, Apache projects deliver enterprise-grade, freely available software products that attract large communities of users. The pragmatic Apache License makes it easy for all users, commercial and individual, to deploy Apache products. Talend is a sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation.
"In our business, if we didn’t have access to high-quality information with low latency, we simply couldn’t operate. Talend helps us achieve that.”
- Steven Cochrane, Director of Data, Paddy Power Betfair.
"At the end of the day, Talend is helping us quickly and accurately import data to our CRM in an automated way, freeing up individuals to carry out other work."
- Penny Kenyon, CRM Import & Integrity Manager, Save The Children UK.
Greet the Chief!
Mike Tuchen, CEO of Talend: Mike Tuchen joined Talend as Chief Executive Officer in 2013. Prior to joining Talend, he served as the CEO of Rapid7 and led the company through a dramatic expansion of its marketing, sales, partnerships and product line. A former Microsoft executive and seasoned marketing and product strategist, he also served as the General Manager of Microsoft's SQL Server Marketing team. Mike received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
“Our mission is to give customers the data agility which is needed to enable every person in the organization to make more informed, real-time decisions every day.”