Analytics

The evolution of data sharing & data marketplaces – recording available

The evolution of data sharing & data marketplaces – recording available

The recording of my session “The evolution of data sharing & data marketplaces” delivered at DEDAG is now available. As many businesses seek to augment or enrich internal datasets with external data, data sharing including cloud-based data marketplaces are appearing…

The evolution of data sharing & data marketplaces

The evolution of data sharing & data marketplaces

Data sharing including cloud-based data marketplaces are appearing at a growing rate to match data consumers with the right data suppliers. Data sharing has a long history in academic, research, and public policy circles. In more recent years it has…

How to surf the Third Wave of Open Data using Snowflake Data Sharing

How to surf the Third Wave of Open Data using Snowflake Data Sharing

“Organizations cannot just pump out data for the sake of data and hope that maybe someone will find it”- Jaimie Boyd, Chief Digital Officer for the government of British Columbia during the Summer of Open Data. The Summer of Open…

Tip – Holmesian deduction on the Snowflake Data Cloud

Tip – Holmesian deduction on the Snowflake Data Cloud

Sherlock Holmes, the fictional private detective, uses a combination of observation, deduction, forensic science, and logical reasoning to investigate cases. He applies these facets to great effect in solving those cases. This process is known as “Holmesian deduction”. We can…

Data modeling, SqlDBM, & the Snowflake Data Cloud – the lowdown

Data modeling, SqlDBM, & the Snowflake Data Cloud – the lowdown

A data model is a communication tool Data models are core components of a successful data pipeline, whether formally or informally. They influence how Data Engineers develop the desired data transformation logic. Data models support data governance, data accessibility, and…