2022

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...

The Future of Data Catalogs, from Sanjeev Mohan

Sanjeev Mohan is the Principal of SanjMo. He spoke at the data.world summit in spring of 2022.   The promise of metadata is enormous, and the recent hyper-growth of data catalogs reflects that promise.  Data catalogs unify how our data is created, transformed,...

Why You Need to Data the Sh*t out of Your Business in a Downturn

In the now iconic line of the 2015 movie The Martian, marooned astronaut Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) gave us a new verb to sum up his only possible exit from his Red Planet dilemma: “I’m going to have to science the sh*t out of this.” For many businesses, our...

5 Questions with Emily Hawkins

Sure, it’s fun to chat with data executives and thought leaders, but this season, we are focusing on the people who roll up their sleeves and get the data work done. And there’s no better place for a podcast like ours to start than with a data practitioner at Drizly.

5 Questions with Sarah Catanzaro

The modern data stack is often defined by the type of technologies that exist within it. Cloud-based, open source, low/no code tools, ELT, and reverse ETL. But surely there’s more to it… isn’t there?

Driving Action with Data Doesn’t Have To Be So Hard

The quantity of data being created around the world is mind boggling. According to our friends at Domo, humans currently produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. (And that figure has surely grown since their report was released in 2018.) In the business world,...

How to Evaluate a Modern Data Catalog

The data catalog market has exploded in recent years, and for good reason. Organizations have a ton of data and metadata, but it’s often difficult to find and understand, and people are not sure how to apply the data to their business. A modern data catalog serves as...

5 Questions with Nick Schrock

The modern data stack is often defined by the type of technologies that exist within it. Cloud-based, open source, low/no code tools, ELT, and reverse ETL. But surely there’s more to it… isn’t there?

5 Questions with Erik Bernhardsson

New data tools drop daily, but are they worth the hype? Some launch with overinflated expectations, while others solve a problem that doesn’t really exist. On the flip side, there are tools that transform the enterprise and have the potential to change the way we manage data forever. The question is, how do you tell the difference?

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...