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Likelihood to Recommend

DemandTools

Sales territory changes are much faster and efficient for our company when using DemandTools; updating the Account owner and having the additional related records for Contacts, open Tasks, and open Opportunities, certain custom object records flow to the new Owner is awesome. We also use DemandTools scenarios to solve some problems with updating custom object records daily in our Finance team; our third ERP vendor is difficult to work with so this was easier than paying them thousands of dollars to improve their system.
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Talend Data Quality

More suitable for complex integration scenarios as it supports Java code too. Need to have an experienced Mulesoft developer available with some Java background. Cost friendly in comparison to others on the market
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Pros

DemandTools

  • The simplest things can mean so much. Being able to upload data from an Excel file is very helpful.
  • The ability to use transformations and constants makes uploading records so much easier. Less clean-up and manipulation of files before upload means less likelihood of user error.
  • The ability to update data based on a set of business rules is invaluable. Updating dates using a formula (date + 30 days) is so much easier than exporting data to Excel, performing a date function, saving as CSV, and then uploading. And providing the functionality to save scenarios on top of it makes a very big difference.
  • The single table de-dupe is a great feature. I can customize the logic and use fuzzy matching to find dupes and clean them up.
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Talend Data Quality

  • Diverse data profiling analysis types. Talend DQ has a lot of great analysis report available that can be used in profiling.
  • Reporting is a relatively fast and has detailed information in visual and numeric representation.
  • The drill down capability, when it works, is very useful.
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Cons

DemandTools

  • UX/UI - I like the all-in-one screen with steps labeled approach, but it can get clunky at times.
  • Navigating to the right tool - there's not a lot of info on the nav bar about what each tool does. For the ones that aren't obvious, it would help to have a little info so that you don't have to go into Mass Effect and Mass Impact just to determine which one you need.
  • Information in the tool about the advanced options - I rarely know how to use that stuff or what will happen. For example, Mass Impact updates with a formula, etc.
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Talend Data Quality

  • Bugs: Came across some of the bugs in transforming column datatype especially on text.
  • Speed: Sometimes, bandwidth fluctuates in the data transfer as identified from logs, but so far so good.
  • Connector support: So far have not seen Actian Matrix plugins, could be useful.
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Likelihood to Renew

DemandTools

DemandTools 10.0
Based on 10 answers
We inherited our Salesforce instance from the previous IT group of this company, who were not putting Salesforce to the correct use. We are a comparatively small organization. The data-related headaches have been dealt with and resolved at the initial stages of revamping the Salesforce instance. Since then, we have put more stress into data validation and data entry, so that we don't get bad data into the system. Thus our current data issues are minimal for using a robust tool like DemandTools.
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Talend Data Quality

Talend Data Quality 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Lack of report export and publication! Steep learning curve!
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Usability

DemandTools

DemandTools 8.4
Based on 3 answers
Allows for control in uploading lists, saved processes for checking duplicate records.

Allows for backup files and quick reverts if something goes wrong.

Extends reporting when Salesforce.com cannot support specific pieces of info being put together in a report.

Automated processes for set and forget hygiene tasks
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Talend Data Quality

No score
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Support

DemandTools

DemandTools 9.0
Based on 5 answers
Support can be slow so do not expect quick turn for urgent issues.
Help for specific queries not not there. Product tech support is offered. It would be great if query support, even if paid, was offered
The training webinars help with the basics but not much if you need advanced functionality.
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Talend Data Quality

No score
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Online Training

DemandTools

DemandTools 8.5
Based on 2 answers
The trainings are free live webinars that give you a solid base for getting started with the program. The only weakness is they don't have any advanced classes.
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Talend Data Quality

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Implementation

DemandTools

DemandTools 10.0
Based on 3 answers
I had just started using Salesforce about 3 months before I did the implementation myself, and it was easy to do just following their step-by-step instructions.
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Talend Data Quality

No score
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Alternatives Considered

DemandTools

DemandTools is essentially the best mass data manipulation tool on the market for working with Salesforce data.
DataLoader is old, out-dated and cumbersome to use. This tool is what DataLoader wishes it could be and essentially replaces it as it surpasses it in every way possible.
Some of the key features of DemandTools over DataLoader are the "expert logic" checkbox which allows for detailed logic-based searches, saving scenarios (repeatable tasks) and the PowerGrid tool in general. After beginning to use DemandTools in 2016, I have used DataLoader maybe 1 time since.
The only use case for DataLoader over DemandTools is to view/export deleted records. That is so far the only thing I've found that DemandTools cannot do that DataLoader can.
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Talend Data Quality

Have tried AWS Data Migration Services to do this, but found it to be buggy and immature product. Also tried on - prem developed scripts to do the integration but could not scale as we intended.
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Return on Investment

DemandTools

  • With so many inquiries coming from dozens of sources, being able to remove duplicate records has been a huge return on investment. This can be seen, first and foremost, in the money saved by not mailing any print materials to the same student more than once.
  • Similarly, having the ability to mass update records in batch format has allowed us to ensure that our coding is up-to-date and as accurate as possible.
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Talend Data Quality

  • Overall a good tool when comparing the pricing, features and flexibilities provided together
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Pricing Details

DemandTools

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Talend Data Quality

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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