Sean Leslie

What is a Data Mesh?

A data mesh is an organizational framework for collecting, managing, and sharing data across the enterprise. It is a method of data management that empowers domain experts to own the data they create and make it available to consumers across business lines. Put more...

Why You Need a Data Catalog for DataOps, According to Forrester Research

Big data has revolutionized the business world. Since the phrase “big data” first rose to prominence in the early ‘00s, numerous studies have shown that businesses focused on using data and business analytics to inform their decisions are significantly more productive...

data.world Named a Best Place to Work Seven Years Running

Having a job is nice. Having a job at a company voted by its employees as a “best place to work” seven years in a row is even better. And if you work at data.world, you know how that feels. That’s because data.world was recently named a best place to work for the...

5 Takeaways from Snowflake Summit 2022

It was amazing to see the data world’s best and brightest come together again — in person and under the bright lights of Las Vegas — for Snowflake Summit 2022. From June 13-16, Snowflake’s largest-ever global user conference welcomed nearly 9,000 in-person and over...

The Most Important Skills for Data Engineers

They’re not what you might think... When Catalog and Cocktails hosts Tim Gasper and Juan Sequeda invited Ergest Xheblati, Lead Data Architect at EverQuote, to be their guest on the penultimate episode of the podcast’s third season, the conversation took an unexpected...

Recap: data.world spring summit 2022 – Open Data for the Win Track

If you missed the spring 2022 data.world summit, have no fear. You can now watch sessions from our live, virtual, bi-annual event, where we invite industry luminaries to discuss data mesh, open data, knowledge-first, and so much more! We’ve already recapped the...

Recap: data.world spring summit 2022 – Knowledge-First Track

In case you missed it… On Thursday, April 7, we held the spring 2022 data.world summit, our live virtual event on data mesh, open data, knowledge-first, and so much more. Along with main-stage presentations like “Disrupting Data Governance,” from Moxy Analytics CEO...

How to Scale Your Data Culture with Data Mesh

Two decades into the twenty-first century, the majority of enterprise organizations continue to struggle to derive true value from their ever-growing stores of data. Bottlenecks created by centralized data teams, monolithic architectures, and restrictive governance...

Why It’s Time to Invest in a Data Catalog

It’s 2022, and data is the lifeblood of business. Gone are the days when executives made decisions based on “business savvy” or “gut instinct.” The most successful modern enterprise businesses — including Netflix, Amazon, Spotify, and Uber — have created highly...