Data catalogs

What the Chief Data Officer needs from a data catalog investment

The stakes keep getting higher for the Chief Data Officer (CDO), and the clock is ticking. While most still struggle to build a data-driven culture, it’s up to them to bring their data, analysis, and people together. A modern data catalog can help.

How interoperable components optimize your data stack

Like many technologists, my first exposure to “building stuff” as a child was through Legos. I remember spending hours clicking individual bricks together to build rooms, assembling the rooms into buildings, and arranging buildings into neighborhoods and little towns....

Centralize your data with super-connectors

There’s only thing stopping you from satisfying your sweet tooth: baking that next batch of delicious brownies. You’ve got all the ingredients in front of you. One problem though: you don’t have any bowls to mix them in. From the sugar to the baking soda, there’s not...

Enable self-service analytics with data.world & metaphactory

One of the most powerful features of data.world’s data-first platform approach is that access to data is exposed through a well-standardized query language and web service protocol — SPARQL. And because SPARQL is so well standardized, there are many tools on the...

Expand your data’s reach using query templates

Taking a deep dive into your organization’s data can feel like stepping out of an airport in a foreign country for the first time. The world continues to move around you while you freeze, dumbfounded as people whiz past, speaking languages that are as good as...

3 new efficiency hacks your data team will love

I know this post’s title isn’t an exaggeration because at data.world, we use our own data catalog. Extensively. And when these three features were debuted one Friday afternoon, they were literally given standing ovations. In case you missed them, here are three of our...

Find your data’s perfect match

“Oh, that’s not how your team tracks it?” Warning: This scenario may hit a bit too close to home for those of you who are knee-deep in data work. Ever pulled up multiple files supposedly containing the same fields only to discover they were actually quite...

Accessing and Analyzing Your Amazon Marketplace data on data.world

Love ’em or hate ’em, no one argues that Amazon hasn’t altered how people shop and vendors sell. While Amazon may account for almost half of e-commerce sales in the U.S.,¹ we were really struck to read that the Amazon Marketplace may have over five million marketplace...

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