How to Feed a Data Professional
Columbus, Ohio. 4:00 PM. Every. Single. Day. Snaaaaaacktime! Mom, Dad, its snacktime! Nack! Nack! It's 4 'o clock!! That's snaaacktime!! Nack! Then, three voices in unison: "WHAT IS FOR SNACK!!!" To my children, snacktime is an experience. Mealtime is a chore. Snacktime is full of possibilities. Mealtime is a mundane reality.
3 Steps for a Successful Data Migration
Migrations are one of the most common initiatives that data teams own. But as everyone knows, they are complex beasts. They always take longer than they need to, many different teams are involved, and they're super visible - not just to users, but execs, too. Everyone is anxious when a migration is underway.
If you ask data folks what they think of Excel, there are two acceptable answers. The first is rank contempt. It's a bloated bundle of bad practices and antipatterns, the disease that won't go away, the interminable termites in the foundation, the crumbling hooks on which our entire society hangs.
The New Face of Data Governance - Castor Blog
This article has been co-written with Data governance doesn't need to be a hassle. It just needs to meet data teams where they are: in distributed organizations. Here's why our longstanding approach to data governance isn't a fit for the modern data stack and what some of the best data teams are already doing about it.