2022

5 Questions with Lars Albertsson

We all strive to be data-driven. And yet we all instinctively know that we’re not very good at it. In fact, if you believe any number of recent surveys, it seems we may actually be getting worse at data. One reason for this is a misalignment on what success looks like. How do you define and measure it? What is the actual value of your data?

How to Develop Your Agile Data Governance Charter

Anyone who has worked in an enterprise organization can tell you: change is hard. Especially when it comes to shifting away from fully entrenched principles and processes like traditional top-down governance – even if it’s not working.  So how do you convince data...

5 Questions with Cindi Howson

Self-service is great for listening to music, pumping gas, and figuring out what to binge watch on TV. But is self-service really what we want from our analytics? What happens to the business world when everyone is a data analyst?

Why Top-Down Data Governance is Failing

Every year, enterprises worldwide waste millions of dollars on failed data initiatives. While there are a number of factors that contribute to this, data governance is often cited as a major hurdle. That’s because too many organizations view data governance as a...

5 Questions with Tejas Manohar

ETL (Extract Transform and Load) was the SOP for data integration for 25+ years. A decade ago the introduction of data lakes pushed transformation to the end of the process and into tools like Snowflake, BigQuery, and Redshift. Now the latest chatter in the data management industry is Reverse ETL. Shouldn’t we call this LTE?