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Operationalizing data products at scale with AI

August 14, 2023

We explore how AI and data products are coming together to improve the user experience and to accelerate the delivery of innovative business solutions. Some of these are based on conceptual discussions, and others are based on actual use cases. Early strategic vision is usually painted with some crayons (curiosity and imagination) and watercolors (experience and detail). 

Data products and data mesh: how they relate, and how they are different

June 8, 2023

Despite innovations in data architecture, infrastructure, and analytics, most organizations today still struggle to realize the promised value of data. Learn how the data mesh principle of data as a product can help, as part of a data mesh initiative or as a stand-alone strategy.

10 benefits and challenges of data mesh

May 30, 2023

Data mesh has many advantages for organizations that use it to change their business processes towards a decentralized model. We highlight 10 benefits and challenges of data mesh.

Accelerate AI with a data lake analytics platform

May 22, 2023

A data lake analytics platform is needed in order to bridge the gap between what can be a large number of analytical AI tools with data lakes, lakehouses, legacy systems and other technologies in the ecosystem. 

Debating the future of data engineering

May 19, 2023

Data engineers have typically functioned as a central hub for engineering tasks. They work with multiple departments and business units across the enterprise. But as the decentralized, data-product-driven architecture of the data mesh approach becomes more popular, and more organizations find themselves on this decentralization journey, what happens to that centralized data team?

Why data products are critical to environmental, social, and governance (ESG)

May 10, 2023

If your organization still has centralized massive data lakes, it becomes really, really difficult to shift through that data lake to find out particular data points that need to be extracted to do your reporting. So the only game in town are the principles of data mesh and data products…

Accelerating environmental initiatives with OS Climate

May 3, 2023

I had an opportunity to meet with Vincent in Singapore earlier this year to talk about his work at Red Hat with OS Climate...

BCG landmark research: Spiraling data costs and complexity reach a tipping point

May 1, 2023

The number of unique data vendors has grown, tripling  in the past decade (from about 50 to close to 150 today), driven in a large part by massive data stack investments, which total about $245 billion between 2012 to 2021.

Designing for agile analytics

April 25, 2023

Data products can help minimize business disruption during a migration. Migration should take a balanced prioritization approach based on technical and business rationale. Use a data federation approach to create  a virtual layer between the source systems and the consumer.

Persona-driven data mesh design

April 18, 2023

How a data mesh approach impacts different personas across the data supply chain…all of the personas should have equal footing in the early design phase. Obtaining full enterprise commitment requires support at all layers.

The data product lifecycle: Getting the most out of your data investments

March 2, 2023

As of late, clients have learned about data products by way of data mesh. It’s a concept coined by Zhamak Dehghani as a way...

Trust MOM to guide your data transformation

February 28, 2023

We have completed several episodes of Data Mesh TV talking to experts about different approaches to managing their data transformation programs. We’ve also met...

Comcast’s data journey into data mesh with Starburst

February 14, 2023

At Comcast, after a long data journey, we first implemented data virtualization. Now, we are on our way to build a data mesh using...

Discussing data mesh with a digital transformation leader

January 26, 2023

Before you begin your data mesh journey, seek advice from a digital transformation leader like Maria José Lopez. That is exactly what we did...

Datanova 2023: is Data Mesh the end of data engineering?

January 18, 2023

Ladies and gentleman, are you ready to rumble? It’s time to witness a battle royale of epic proportions, data style.   Nothing elicits emotion like...

Implications of Data Mesh: Redefining the Role of the CDO

January 3, 2023

In 2019, Zhamak Dehghani defined a new approach to manage data based on decentralized ownership of data. As a refresher, Data Mesh is based...

Over 80 Data & Analytics Statistics, Data, Trends, and Facts

December 28, 2022

Most organizations have data and continue to generate and collect it on a daily basis, but have a far more difficult time in getting...

Datanova 2023: Zhamak Dehghani, the self-professed “troublemaker” who created Data Mesh

December 20, 2022

We are thrilled to have Zhamak Dheghani, a true data rebel, join us at Datanova 2023.  Many data pros know by now that despite...

Building and governing a data mesh with Starburst and AWS Lake Formation

November 29, 2022

The increasing popularity of data lakes isn't surprising anyone in the analytics space. The appeal of importing data from multiple sources into a single...

Reliving the Hype: Highlights from Trino Summit 2022

November 18, 2022

Last week in San Francisco was one for the Trino history books. After three years of planning, rescheduling, planning, and rescheduling some more, Starburst...

Apply Product Thinking to Data

November 7, 2022

At Kin + Carta, we approach Data Mesh beyond the purely technical and architectural angle. Instead, as experts in Data and Product Thinking, we...

Clarifying Data Mesh Roles And Responsibilities

November 2, 2022

Recently we co-authored the book Data Mesh For Dummies, along with our colleague Adrian Estala. We greatly enjoyed writing the book and collaborating to...

Risk Management and Compliance Best Practices for Data Mesh

October 31, 2022

With the rising popularity of Data Mesh, risk management and compliance best practices should be integrated when a business adopts this robust data management...

Data Mesh TV: Data is like Water

October 14, 2022

Years ago, the phrase, “Data is the new oil” became very popular.  It was a strong statement that affirmed the importance of data. While...

PwC Data Mesh Study: TL;DR for Busy Executives

September 26, 2022

Over the past few years, executives have shown interest in Data Mesh as a potential new solution to their data problems. In fact, out...

Data Mesh Book Club: Join The Discussion

September 15, 2022

We’re thrilled to report that we had over 500 registrants for part one of the Data Mesh Book Club with our guides, Adrian Estala...

Practical Security And Policy-Based Governance In A Data Mesh

August 11, 2022

Proponents of Data Mesh understand its many game-changing benefits for large scale organizations. For those who are new to this reimagined framework, Data Mesh...

Data Mesh TV: Better Business Results & Storytelling with The Data Whisperer

August 3, 2022

He is a superhero (Master Data), he is The Data Whisperer and he is a very funny guest. Scott Taylor joined us for episode...

Data Mesh TV: Data Monetization with Data Mesh

July 19, 2022

Sure, data is valuable, but quantifying that value is difficult for most organizations. In this episode of Data Mesh TV, we discuss how Data...

Just Released: Data Mesh For Dummies!

July 5, 2022

While there are many sources of knowledge about Data Mesh in the zeitgeist, sometimes you just need the basic questions answered in plain language....

Data Mesh TV: Leveraging International Data Management Standards In Your Data Mesh

June 7, 2022

Long before big data, data management was seen as a formidable opponent and we continue to strive for better ways of having a better...

An Introduction to the Data Mesh Execution Model

May 17, 2022

In our last post, we covered how to determine whether Data Mesh is right for your organization. It was a post that we extended...

Early Adoption of the Self-Service Data Infrastructure

May 16, 2022

Ten years ago, an earlier version of Data Mesh — self­-service data infrastructure and data as a product — was implemented at British Telecom...

Data Mesh TV: Building A Digital Operations Model With A Data Mesh

May 12, 2022

Data-driven organizations are modernizing and transforming their operating model to exploit new and existing digital capabilities. The transformation imperative is responding to the demand...

Eight Considerations To Determine Whether Data Mesh Is Right For Your Organization

May 3, 2022

As Data Mesh early adopters have gained momentum within their respective organizations and moved beyond what Data Mesh is, now the question that’s asked...

Combining Data Mesh and Data Fabric Capabilities

April 29, 2022

Data Fabric and Data Mesh concepts are front and center for many data-driven organizations and are routinely compared in data management and engineering circles....

Starburst and Data Products: The Key to a Data Mesh

April 28, 2022

The key to success for any company is deriving business value from data in a robust, scalable, and timely fashion. A huge part of...

Unlocking the Value of a Data Mesh Through Metadata

April 21, 2022

Discoverable. Understandable. Trustworthy. These are just a few of the key ideas of a Data Mesh infrastructure. Go through all of them and you’ll...

Data Mesh TV: Overcoming Data Access Challenges

March 29, 2022

We have been addressing data access challenges for a long time. For many years, the objective was to lock data down. We built layers...

Simplifying Policy Enforcement for Your Data Mesh with Starburst Enterprise and Immuta

March 23, 2022

This blog was co-authored by Alex Breshears, Product Manager at Starburst In today’s global economy, it’s impossible to understate the importance of being able...

New Study Reveals Key Trends Including a Shift Towards Decentralized Data Architecture

March 22, 2022

Data sprawl grows in complexity. Data science emerges as the top analytical workload. Data pipeline is fraught with challenges. Data access is now more...

How data mesh and a data fabric are fundamentally changing the role of the data engineer

March 15, 2022

In the last year, Data Mesh has become one of the most talked-about topics in the data analytics space. As companies struggle to unlock...

Learn From Complimentary Gartner® Report: Are Data Fabric and Data Mesh the Same or Different?

March 7, 2022

Data Fabric and Data Mesh continue to sustain legions of hype and debate. Data and analytics leaders are longing for a new roadmap, beyond...

Jump Start Your Data Mesh Strategy

March 4, 2022

There is business urgency to deliver data-driven results today. The Data Mesh journey will require a transformational change program (people & process), but getting...

Data Mesh TV: A CDO Discussion on the Data Mesh Journey

February 23, 2022

Imagine with us, you are the CDO and you're building strategic alignment to start a Data Mesh program. Executives have read the business case...

Data Mesh TV: Quantifying Risk on a Mesh

February 8, 2022

In a recent episode of Data Mesh TV, I spoke with Adrian Estala, VP of Data Mesh Consulting Services on quantifying risk. ...

6 Reasons to Attend Datanova 2022: #3, Hear Customer Stories

January 28, 2022

Start off the year right by registering for our two-day virtual conference, Datanova: The Data Mesh Summit. As of late, with the rise of...

Datanova 2022: Are You Data Mesh Ready?

January 21, 2022

During a bright and early morning session on day two (Thursday February 10, 2022 at 10:30am EST) at this year’s Datanova: The Data Mesh...

Don’t Hit Reset On Your Digital Transformation

January 18, 2022

Digital transformation reimagines business models by integrating digital capabilities with people and processes. Over the past few years, you’ve made material investments in your...

6 Reasons to Attend Datanova 2022: #2, Justin Borgman

January 12, 2022

As we see it, there are six big reasons to sign up for Datanova: The Data Mesh Summit, with our super exciting fireside chat...

Data Mesh Book Bulletin: Principle of Federated Computational Governance

January 11, 2022

Despite the investments and effort poured into next-generation data storage systems, data warehouses and data lakes have failed to provide data engineers, data analysts,...

6 Reasons to Attend Datanova 2022: #6, Zhamak Dehghani, Creator of Data Mesh

January 7, 2022

The self-professed “troublemaker” Zhamak Dehghani, who coined Data Mesh will join us for not one but two sessions! ...

Data Mesh: Federated Computational Governance

January 4, 2022

Data Mesh is based on four central concepts, the fourth of which is federated computational governance. In this blog, we’ll explore what that means...

2022-25 Data Strategy: Three New Actionable Ideas for the CDO

December 15, 2021

As a former CDO, I know that CDOs and digital transformation leaders are currently refreshing their 2022-25 strategies and looking for new ways to...

Data Mesh: Self-Service Data Infrastructure

December 7, 2021

Data Mesh is based on four central concepts, the third of which is self-service data infrastructure. In this blog, we’ll explore what that means...

Data Fabric vs. Data Mesh: What’s the Difference?

November 18, 2021

I am increasingly getting asked about the difference between the Data Fabric and the Data Mesh. They are both emerging paradigms designed to solve...

Rethinking the Modern Data Stack

November 17, 2021

Over the past few years the “modern data stack” has entered the vernacular of the data world, describing a standardized, cloud-based data and analytics...

Data Mesh: 6 Myths and Misconceptions

November 9, 2021

According to Gartner’s recent research1, IT budgets are on the rise as companies have a vested interest in technologies aimed at composability. Mastering the...

Data Mesh Book Bulletin: Principle of Self-Service Data Platform

October 26, 2021

Despite the investments and effort poured into next-generation data storage systems, data warehouses and data lakes have failed to provide data engineers, data analysts,...

Data Mesh: Data as a Product

October 21, 2021

Data Mesh is based on four central concepts, the second of which is data as a product. In this blog, we’ll explore what that...

Data Mesh: Domain-oriented Ownership & Architecture

October 14, 2021

Insane in the domain! Insane in the brain! Crazy insane, got no domain! - Cypress Hill, sort of Data Mesh is based on four...

Data as a Product

October 5, 2021

Despite the investments and effort poured into next-generation data storage systems, data warehouses and data lakes have failed to provide data engineers, data analysts,...

Data Mesh: A Software Engineer’s Perspective

September 28, 2021

You might have heard about Data Mesh recently, which is a modern approach to managing data and analytics in a distributed, domain-driven fashion. At...

Data Mesh Book Bulletin: Principle of Domain Ownership

September 21, 2021

Despite the investments and effort poured into next-generation data storage systems, monolithic, centralized data warehouses and data lakes have failed to provide the line...

Data Mesh: Embracing Decentralized Data Paradigms

September 20, 2021

Many data and analytics practitioners have heard about this socio-technical paradigm shift, Data Mesh, and would like to learn more. But before describing what...

Does the data mesh make data integration harder?

September 17, 2021

Every five years, a small group of leaders in the data management research community get together to do a self assessment --- what are...

Countdown to Big Data LDN

September 17, 2021

We’re only days away from the biggest data and analytics event in the UK: Big Data LDN. The Starburst EMEA team is more than...

How Data Mesh Scales Data Virtualization

September 15, 2021

Today’s business forecast: sunny with a 100% chance of data driving our economy. It’s a fact that data leaders and organizations want to make...

What Data Mesh Means for Data Analysts and Data Scientists

September 7, 2021

Get early access to free early release chapters (including the newly released chapter!) of the O’Reilly book, Data Mesh: Delivering Data-Driven Value at Scale,...

Data Mesh Book Bulletin: After the Inflection Point

August 24, 2021

Despite the investments and effort poured into next-generation data storage systems, data warehouses and data lakes have failed to provide data engineers, data analysts,...

Hybrid Distributed Data Store and RDBMS

August 12, 2021

As companies shift their analytical ecosystems from on-premise to cloud and try to avoid “data lock-in”, we’re noticing some very interesting data patterns. This...

Data Mesh Book Bulletin: The Inflection Point

August 10, 2021

Despite the investments and effort poured into next-generation data storage systems, data warehouses and data lakes have failed to provide data engineers, data analysts,...

Starburst is The Analytics Engine for Data Mesh

August 6, 2021

Get early access to free early release chapters (including the newly released chapter!) of the O’Reilly book, Data Mesh: Delivering Data-Driven Value at Scale,...

Moving On-Premise Data to Azure Cloud ADLS

August 4, 2021

Microsoft has migrated thousands of customers to its Azure cloud platform and has quickly become the second most popular cloud provider. Companies have easily...

The data mesh approach to analytics at scale

July 29, 2021

Get early access to free early release chapters (including the newly released chapter!) of the O’Reilly book, Data Mesh: Delivering Data-Driven Value at Scale,...

Data Federation and Data Virtualization Never Worked in the Past But Now it’s Different

July 13, 2021

Thirty years ago it was already commonplace for large businesses to have hundreds --- even thousands of different database instances managing data from the...

Query Federation Made Simple at Comcast

June 24, 2021

The media and telecommunications provider now known as Comcast began as a regional operator with just five channels and 12,000 customers. Today, Comcast has...

Change the Way You Query Data with Starburst and AWS

June 21, 2021

We all know the cloud is becoming the de facto IT infrastructure for many organizations. Thus, cloud migrations become more and more common, leading...

The Great Data Architecture Debate: Data Lake, Data Warehouse or the Data Lakehouse?

April 6, 2021

This is a crazy and slightly confusing time in the data architecture space. More and more companies are shifting toward data lakes, yet the...

Data Mesh: The Answer to the Data Warehouse Hypocrisy

March 25, 2021

Note: I start this piece with some technical background that has nothing to do with the data mesh, and is only relevant to data...

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