Data catalogs

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?

Visualize Your Data and Analytics Ecosystem with Eureka Explorer™

Coming to a catalog near you in fall 2022 The modern data stack is complex and constantly evolving. Traditional data catalogs have a hard time cataloging the volume and diversity of data being ingested, let alone enabling data teams to use it. Without new ways of...

You Have Questions, We Have Eureka Answers™

Data analysts and data scientists are the lifeblood of your data and analytics organization. You rely on their insights to drive important business decisions, but searching your data catalog to find the information needed to fuel their analyses is often fraught with...

5 Questions with Zhamak Deghani

Zhamak Dehghani is the Director of Emerging Technologies at Thoughtworks and the leading expert on data mesh. We’ll chat about the emergence of the data mesh as a concept, why the approach works for eliminating architectural silos, and how it’s producing more data-driven cultures.

Know Where to Go with Eureka Action Center™

Your data catalog is a central knowledge repository that acts as a hub for data and analytics governance. It is the meeting point for data producers, data consumers, and data product managers to share important information. Given the important role it plays in...

5 Questions with Kelly Wright

In a relatively short time, we’ve gone from collecting and neglecting data to managing, enriching, and learning from data. We are in the age of collective data empowerment, where user-friendly apps and data ubiquity mean almost anyone can answer complex business questions. So why does the “data-driven” enterprise still sound like a pipe dream?

Simplify Data Catalog Management with Eureka Automations™

An enterprise data catalog should make your organization smarter and more efficient – the more automated the better. But automation is not the answer if it doesn’t help people extract real value from the data and analytics environment. data.world with Eureka...

The Role of a Data Catalog in Data Mesh

In our previous posts in this series, we focused on the people, processes, and cultural aspects of data mesh. Before we dive into the technical stuff, we should be clear about one thing: if someone tries to sell you a "data mesh platform," run away as fast as...

How an Enterprise Data Catalog Fast Tracks Domain-Driven Data Governance

In my last post, I wrote about the benefits of a domain-driven approach to data governance… and I reminisced about the glory days of the early ‘00s. Putting low-rise jeans and boy bands aside for just a minute, this follow-up post focuses on how adopting an enterprise...

The Data Mesh Balancing Act: Centralized vs. Decentralized Governance

In the second post in our data mesh blog series, we introduced the Data Product ABCs framework.Here, we’ll explore how you find the perfect balance of centralized and decentralized federated data governance to cash in on the full value of your data mesh. Top-down...

Do You Know Your Data Product ABCs?

 In our last post, we addressed the market definition of data mesh.Now we’re sharing our point of view on how you should implement it. The most important aspects of data mesh First, as a socio-technical approach, we believe data mesh is as much about people and...

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...

5 Questions with Jans Aasman

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?

Is Your Data Catalog Extensible?

Modern data catalogs must be able to scale up as demand for data and knowledge grows within the enterprise. But not every catalog has that capacity – many can only scale out to multiple instances.  Data and analytics ecosystems are evolving at an amazing pace. New...