Data catalogs

What is DataOps?

Imagine this: it’s time for your family’s weekend getaway after a tough week at work and school. In the midst of the fun, you get a text that a critical data pipeline broke at work, and you need to fix it immediately. Now your weekend plans are on hold as you head...

Data engineers: your knowledge bridge

I'm a bit of a juggler at heart. For the last twenty years, I've supported data engineers, scientists, and more in their line of work. And I've been everywhere from the smallest of startups, to massive data centers (some even hosting military data). If I’ve learned...

Throttle up your data catalog with machine learning

How do you get from northeast Maine to Southern California? By walking, over 40 days. By cycling, nearly a dozen days. By driving, over 40 hours. By plane, about 7 hours.  Working with data manually is like walking. You’ll get...

Five critical data challenges your enterprise needs to solve

As a Chief Data Officer (CDO), you might be inclined to focus on the needs of your data analysts, scientists, and engineers. But the scope of the CDO office is much larger. Indeed, data impacts every aspect of your business. The largest team in your organization is...

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.

What’s new and what’s next at data.world

When you’re the lone SaaS vendor in a world of legacy data catalogs, it can at times be difficult to demonstrate innovation. Continuously rolling out updates, enhancements, and fixes via the cloud means you don’t get your time in the spotlight with a monumental...

Calculate your data catalog’s ROI

Enterprises, analysts, and experts agree: data catalogs have a significant impact on your business’ bottom line. Without one, you risk getting left behind by your more data-driven competitors. Gartner calls augmented data catalogs an “enterprise must-have,” while...

What it means to be a true cloud-native data catalog

When Marc Benioff popularized the term "cloud," validated the Software-as-a-Service delivery model, and coined the phrase "No software" at Salesforce.com, he had a very distinct vision in mind. He saw a world where businesses were free from the time and expense of...

Data catalogs: build or buy?

Do you spend hours searching for the one person in your company who holds the keys to the data you need? Once you have the data, do you struggle to understand it? Do you even trust it?  If any of this sounds familiar, you’re in great company. IBM estimates that the US...

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...

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...

Your external data is a mess. Here’s how to fix it.

Picture this: it’s the fall of 2019 at the Forrester Data Strategy Conference in Austin. An almost unthinkably distant past filled with live sports, cheaper Zoom stock, and an absence of phrases like “in these uncertain times.”  On the last day of the conference, Dr....