by Angela Guess
According to a new press release, “Talend, a global leader in cloud and big data integration solutions, today unveiled a new version of Talend Integration Cloud (TIC), the company’s highly scalable and secure integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) solution, which leverages the power of the cloud to enable widespread use of data for decision making. The new release includes a cloud-based version of Talend Data Preparation, which delivers data-as-a-service, 24×7, to a variety of business roles, while allowing IT to maintain control and governance over enterprise information. Available immediately for trial, Talend Data Preparation Cloud accelerates time-to-insight by 3x so companies can more efficiently utilize data as a strategic asset to improve business performance and competitiveness.”
The release goes on, “According to Gartner, ‘analytics users spend the majority of their time either preparing data for analysis or waiting for data to be prepared for them [by IT]. Self-service data preparation is an iterative agile process for exploring, combining, cleaning and transforming raw data into curated datasets for data science, data discovery, and BI and analytics.’ Additionally, Gartner forecasts 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.”
It adds, “Across all industries, intensely data-driven companies are changing the rules of competition. A recent survey showed that an actively engaged workforce drives 15 percent more profitability, is 30 percent more productive, and has 12 percent higher customer engagement. Talend Data Preparation Cloud makes it easier for companies to engage their entire workforce with self-service access to reliable, accurate information, so employees can shape relationships with customers, partners and key stakeholders to advance the business.”
Read more at Business Wire.
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