data mesh

What is a Data Product and Why Does It Matter to Data Mesh?

When a team or individual within your enterprise owns data in the same way a team owns a product, i.e. the set of services that implement a facet of the business they support, and they treat other teams as internal customers of that data, you’re treating data as a...

May You Live in Interesting Times of Innovative Data Mastery

data.world CEO and Co-Founder Brett Hurt is sharing his thoughts on the theme of “People + Data” on a weekly basis in advance of our September 22 data.world fall summit. The current chill sweeping through the economy is not your parents' downturn. Neither should be...

Data Mesh vs Data Lake: Which Is Better for You?

There’s a lot of technical jargon in the world of big data management. For instance, what’s the difference between data mesh vs data lake? Though they sound as if they could be similar, they’re actually very different. But both may play a role in your data operations...

Data Mesh vs Data Fabric: The Main Differences to Know

How can you tell the difference between data mesh vs data fabric? How are they related? And is a data mesh a data fabric, or is it the other way around?  It’s ok if you’re not sure. In fact, the topic is still debated by data governance industry experts on a regular...

What is a Data Mesh?

A data mesh is an organizational framework for collecting, managing, and sharing data across the enterprise. It is a method of data management that empowers domain experts to own the data they create and make it available to consumers across business lines. Put more...

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.

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...

Data is from Mars. Data Science is from Venus.

Today’s explosion of data is unstructured, feral, even wild. It is heterogeneous, or simply diverse. Which contrasts with the way our technologies have long sought to organize data into usable form, by making it homogeneous – or uniform. Enter ‘data mesh’ a radical...

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...

3 Enterprise Data Management Trends CDOs Can’t Stop Talking About

When it comes to building a winning data culture, everyone’s looking for the new process, technology, or methodology that is going to help them turn the corner. Meeting with customers, prospects, and analysts, we hear about a lot of them, but there are three...

data.world is live in Snowflake Partner Connect

We’re excited to announce data.world’s launch in the Snowflake Partner Connect Portal. We’re huge fans of Snowflake, their product, and their people. We believe they’ve built the backbone of a modern, cloud-native data management solution that just works.     Why...