Data catalogs

What is a Data Product and Why Does It Matter to Data Mesh?

When a team or individual within your enterprise owns data in the same way a team owns a product, i.e. the set of services that implement a facet of the business they support, and they treat other teams as internal customers of that data, you’re treating data as a...

May You Live in Interesting Times of Innovative Data Mastery

data.world CEO and Co-Founder Brett Hurt is sharing his thoughts on the theme of “People + Data” on a weekly basis in advance of our September 22 data.world fall summit. The current chill sweeping through the economy is not your parents' downturn. Neither should be...

Data Mesh vs Data Lake: Which Is Better for You?

There’s a lot of technical jargon in the world of big data management. For instance, what’s the difference between data mesh vs data lake? Though they sound as if they could be similar, they’re actually very different. But both may play a role in your data operations...

How Mining Data During The Great Recession Drove Success for 3M

data.world CEO and Co-Founder Brett Hurt is sharing his thoughts on the theme of “People + Data” on a weekly basis in advance of our September 22 data.world fall summit. As we discussed in last week’s post, Learning the Lessons of Data Analytics in the Dot-Com Bust...

When Choosing Your Data Catalog, Consider Who Will Use It

Your data catalog is the most-important part of your data stack.  Data catalogs empower your workers to get more information from your data investments, gain better data insights as a whole, and make smart decisions more quickly. And you can’t settle for just any data...

Takeaways and Highlights From the Gartner Data and Analytics Summit

The data.world team descended on Orlando’s Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort last week for three data-filled days at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit. We’re back, and we’re proud to say, data.world — and the best practice that metadata should be managed as a...

Preserve Your Most-Important Data Assets with Lineage

Data lineage provides full visibility into where data is sourced, how it’s aggregated, and any transformations it undergoes along its journey, empowering data team members at every level of your business to understand and trust data pipelines.  As I explained in the...

Data Mesh vs Data Fabric: The Main Differences to Know

How can you tell the difference between data mesh vs data fabric? How are they related? And is a data mesh a data fabric, or is it the other way around?  It’s ok if you’re not sure. In fact, the topic is still debated by data governance industry experts on a regular...

Repair Broken Data Pipelines with Lineage

Data lineage empowers data team members at every level of your business to understand and trust data pipelines. It enables faster data-driven decision making by providing full visibility into where data is sourced, how it’s aggregated, and any transformations it...

The Two Halves of a “Smart” Whole – People + Data

data.world CEO and Co-Founder Brett Hurt will be sharing his thoughts on the theme of "People + Data" on a weekly basis in advance of our September 22 data.world fall summit.   In a narrow sense, we live in the “smartest” of times. Almost all of us have “smart”...

Build Trust with Data Lineage

Data lineage is one of the most talked about topics in the data world today – and for good reason. Lineage empowers data team members at every level of your business to understand and trust data pipelines. It enables faster data-driven decision making by providing...

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...