Data catalogs

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...

3 Ways To Prevent Data Engineer Burnout

Data engineers — The reluctant heroes of your data team Does Superman ever feel burned out? Does he feel he has to constantly meet unrealistic expectations? Does he resent the lack of work-life balance that comes with the title “hero”?  And if so, is he likely to hang...

Why Your Enterprise Data Catalog Needs to be Cloud Native

When it comes to data catalogs, not all solutions are created equal – and the tell is in how they define their cloud infrastructure. Many claim to be cloud-based or cloud-enabled, but that just means their applications were built traditionally (on-prem) and then...

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?

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?

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?

data.world announces new integrations for the modern data stack

data.world is happy to announce several new integrations to increase visibility into data pipelines and assets. Customers can now seamlessly catalog and query data and metadata from Databricks, Reltio, and Salesforce, adding to our more than 100 pre-built...

Do you know where your sensitive data lives?

According to the World Economic Forum, the amount of data generated each day is expected to reach 463 exabytes globally by 2025. As the quantity and complexity of data increases exponentially, enterprises who collect it have a...

Announcing new data.world Documentation Portal

Have you ever gotten stuck trying to figure out how to effectively use certain functionality in some software application? Do you remember how frustrating it was to search for guidelines and instructions required to get things done? No one can afford to stay behind,...