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Announcing Warehouse To BI Tool Data Lineage
Learn about Metaplane's warehouse to BI tool data lineage visualization tool and how you can build data awareness, prevent downstream BI issues, and decrease data debt.
April 5, 2022
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Data Quality Begins and Ends Outside of the Analytics Team
The people traditionally most concerned with data quality are naturally the people debugging data issues themselves, being analytics teams. Conversations around data quality have been focused around data pipeline tests and anomaly detection. What about ensuring data quality both upstream and downstream of analytics workflows?
March 22, 2022
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How to Maximize the Value of Your Metadata
Practical guide to using metadata effectively and assessing metadata-driven tools like discovery and observability offerings.
January 19, 2022
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Decision Guide to Choosing a Data Integration Tool
How to make the right choice in a market bursting with options
December 13, 2021
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How to Evaluate Data Observability Tools
A framework for data practitioners to evaluate data observability and quality monitoring tools.
December 9, 2021
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6
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The Four Pillars of Data Observability
How much data do we need to reconstruct a useful picture of our data? That’s the question we attempt to answer in this article. The groupings of questions we need to answer in order to describe our data are the “pillars” that underlie data observability.
October 20, 2021
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How To Become A Great Data Analyst
Starting as a data analyst can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be! Lucas Smith shares six steps you can take to become a great data analyst.
October 14, 2021
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Data Observability vs. Software Observability
Overview of the similarities and differences between the established field of Software Observability and the emerging category of Data Observability.
October 6, 2021
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Data Quality Metrics for Data Warehouses (or: KPIs for KPIs)
A framework of data quality metrics, a shortlist of metrics, and a process for identifying which metrics your team should use.
September 24, 2021
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15
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How To Justify Investing in Data Observability
The four most common reasons for how data leaders justified an investment into data observability, spanning concrete to intangible (but still critical) reasons.
August 30, 2021
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Inside Data with Ben Cohen @ SpotOn
We interview Ben Cohen, a seasoned data leader from Cars.com, Braintree, Cameo, and now SpotOn.
August 26, 2021
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Announcing SOC 2 Type II Compliance
Security has been a priority from Day One, now affirmed with a SOC 2.
July 22, 2021
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Prioritizing Data Observability: Why Now?
Five important reasons for why you should consider making data quality a priority now, instead of waiting until it becomes an issue.
July 20, 2021
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