Agile Data Governance

data.world community hits an impressive milestone

The data.world community hits an impressive milestone: we have now activated over a million accounts across out enterprise and community data platforms. Clear, accurate, and trustworthy data is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our partners use data.world to serve critical data to enable everyone to dig in and analyze.

5 Questions with Mike Ferguson

You can’t get from your home to the grocery simply by owning a car. You have to actually drive the vehicle to get to a place that delivers value. Sounds obvious right? But we don’t instinctively think this way when it comes to data. We focus so much on tools, processes, and architectures, but we don’t talk enough about actually using the data.

Are you ignoring the biggest team in your business?

I’ll spare you the anticipation. The data team. That’s your biggest team, no matter your industry or line of business. But wait, just who is on it? Well, if you work with data, you are. And anyone who should work with data, they’re on it. This means: IT, data stewards...

How to move faster without sacrificing data quality

We all know that data is growing rapidly in size and complexity. So is the demand for faster and deeper insights. As we try to tame the growing data chaos while speeding up integration, processing, analysis, and access, data quality suffers. Let’s explore the ways we...

10 tips for building your data warehouse and data catalog together

What do you do first, build a data warehouse or catalog your data? It’s not quite the chicken and egg question, but it is a dilemma that many enterprise data leaders face. In this blog, we’ll explore why and how you should do both at the same time. Read on if you’re...

What is a data product manager?

You can often tell whether a company is going to be successful by the way it treats its data. Does it view data as a key asset that should be nurtured, questioned, and broadly adopted? Or does it see data as a security risk that must be tightly guarded and only...

How to Be a Successful Data Catalog Champion

As a sales engineer, it’s my job to help companies start their data catalog journeys off on the right foot. Over the years, I’ve worked with a number of organizations that are excited about the prospects of what a data catalog can do. Many achieve success. Others...

Principles of Agile Data Governance

This is Part Four of a four-part series about Agile Data Governance. In Part One, we covered lessons learned from software development history and how they should guide us in today’s data challenges. Part Two profiles stakeholder types and explains the process at a...

How Agile Data Governance advances data-driven cultures

This is Part Three of a four-part series about Agile Data Governance. In Part One, we covered lessons learned from software development history and how they should guide us in today’s data challenges. Part Two profiles stakeholder types and explains the process at a...