data catalog

Does your team get value from data?

Across industries, verticals, disciplines, and geographies, there is a burning desire to be data-driven. Easier said than done though. In the most recent NewVantage Partners Big Data & AI Executive Survey (2021), only 24% of companies consider themselves...

10 Data and Analytics Predictions

Who says mid-April is too late in the year for a predictions blog? When you’re in an industry as dynamic as data and analytics, it’s important to take a step back and look at the big picture before prognosticating.  Now we’re excited to share some key trends in...

When it’s Wednesday, it’s Catalog & Cocktails

We started our data podcast, Catalog & Cocktails, as a way to stay connected and keep the discussion going about data in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our virtual happy hour over Zoom has been a hit, and we’re excited to announce that in 2021, we already have a phenomenal lineup of experts to join our podcast and share their perspectives.

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...

How to strengthen your culture of data sourcing

We hear it over and over: companies are increasingly looking outside their own four walls for data. This is prompting organizations to expand existing data sourcing teams or start them for the first time. The benefits are clear: third party data can help you...

A Historic Investment in Fueling Data Cultures

On behalf of our incredible team at data.world, I’m very proud to announce our $26m expansion funding round. This is our fourth and largest round of funding to date, and like the others it was significantly oversubscribed. data.world is my sixth business as an...

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...

Data technology and the human touch

“We can take a rocket to space, make that land back on a platform in the middle of the ocean, but we still can’t say these two spreadsheets match,” Juan Sequeda recalls a speaker at Enterprise Data World saying. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The technology is...

How Agile Data Governance advances data-driven cultures

This is Part Three of a four-part series about Agile Data Governance. In Part One, we covered lessons learned from software development history and how they should guide us in today’s data challenges. Part Two profiles stakeholder types and explains the process at a...

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....