Thriving data cultures prioritize inclusion, collaboration, and transparency over command and control. They work iteratively vs. trying to "boil the ocean." But of course, this is easier said than done, right?
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When the world’s data is transformed into knowledge, opportunities emerge for everyone.
Today, data.world is widely recognized as the leading enterprise data catalog and governance platform powering the strategic data initiatives for some of the world’s most recognizable brands.
data.world brings data producers and data consumers together to build a culture of data at their organizations. We help make data discovery, governance, and analysis easy, turning data workers into knowledge superheroes.
Most corporations are required to prioritize shareholder returns above all else. Not us. We are legally structured as a Public Benefit Corporation so we can pursue our mission and shareholder value with equal vigor. This ability is rare, powerful, and sustaining.
Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. data.world was certified in 2016 and earned Best for the World Honors in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
It’s where people discover data, share analysis, and team up on everything from social bot detection to award-winning data journalism. We use what we learn from this community to improve the enterprise product and vice versa.
We are always on the lookout for people as passionate as we are about our data for good mission. If you are curious check out our open positions.
You may be wondering why these cute owls are all over our website and bio photos. We can explain! Sparkle is the name of our OWL, and it is a nod to our underlying graph query language, SPARQL.
You see, one of our heroes is Tim Berners-Lee and we were particularly inspired by his TED talk on linked data. Also, the name of the underlying semantic web language is Web Ontology Language and the acronym is… wait for it… OWL. Ok, so those are the geeky reasons (and we are indeed data geeks at data.world).