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NZ Scaleup AgileData achieves Google Cloud Ready – BigQuery Designation

In the data domain you typically have to balance between building the right thing and building the thing right.

The days of being able to spend 6 months or a year on “Sprint Zero” creating your data platform have gone.

One team I worked with called it “building the airplane as you fly it”

Here are 5 patterns I have seen data teams adopt to help them do this.

The magic of DocOps
The magic of DocOps

TD:LR Patterns like DocOps provide massive value by increasing collaboration across team members and automating manual tasks. But it still requires a high level of technical skills to work in a DocOps way.  For the AgileData App and Platform, we want to delvier those...

Sprint Goals with Maarten Dalmijn
Sprint Goals with Maarten Dalmijn

In this episode, Murray Robinson chats with Maarten Dalmijn about Sprint Goals. We discuss how sprint goals should act as a primary mission for a sprint, around which everyone’s tasks should revolve, rather than focusing on individual deliverables. We talk about challenges to implementing this approach, the importance of measuring outcomes over output, and the need for competency and trust in the team. This conversation highlights the importance open dialogue with stakeholders, and the necessity of adaptability in the face of uncertainty.

I’m getting pedantic about semantics
I’m getting pedantic about semantics

TD:LR Having a shared language is important to help a data team create their shared ways of working. When we talk about self-service, we should always highlight which self-service pattern we are talking about.I'm getting pedantic about semantics. In the Data Domain we...

The Art of Data: Visualisation vs Storytelling
The Art of Data: Visualisation vs Storytelling

Data visualization is like painting with data, using charts and graphs to make trends and patterns easy to understand. It’s great for presenting data objectively.

Data storytelling weaves a narrative around data, adding context, engaging emotions, and inspiring action. It’s perfect for persuading stakeholders.

Ways of Working with Scott Ambler
Ways of Working with Scott Ambler

Join Shane Gibson on the Agile Data Podcast for an enlightening conversation with Scott Ambler, an IT and Agile expert. Delve into Scott’s journey from pioneering programmer to data architecture and Agile methodologies. Discover the evolution of Agile data, the importance of adapting ways of working, and the pitfalls of best practices. Learn valuable insights into continuous improvement, team dynamics, and the complexities of data quality in today’s fast-paced IT landscape. Don’t miss this episode for an in-depth exploration of Agile data and its impact on IT projects and processes.

Tesla and SpaceX with Joe Justice
Tesla and SpaceX with Joe Justice

In this episode, we talked to Joe Justice about how Tesla and Space X have developed a new operating model based on self-organizing teams that continuously discover, deliver, and improve to achieve a thousand year goal. It’s like the most radical combination of open space agility, OKR’s, Continuous Discovery, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Improvement, you can think of. Whatever you think of Elon Musk, these companies are way ahead of most other companies and accelerating further. Tune in for a fascinating discussion about how Tesla and Space X work.

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What is Data Lineage?
What is Data Lineage?

TD:LR AgileData mission is to reduce the complexity of managing data. In the modern data world there are many capability categories, each with their own specialised terms, technologies and three letter acronyms. We...

Data Mesh 4.0.4
Data Mesh 4.0.4

TD:LR Data Mesh 4.0.4 is only available for a very short time. please ensure you scroll to the bottom of the article to understand the temporal nature of the Data Mesh 4.0.4 approach.This article was published on 1st...

Data Observability Uncovered: A Magical Lens for Data Magicians
Data Observability Uncovered: A Magical Lens for Data Magicians

Data observability provides comprehensive visibility into the health, quality, and reliability of your data ecosystem. It dives deeper than traditional monitoring, examining the actual data flowing through your pipelines. With tools like data lineage tracking, data quality metrics, and anomaly detection, data observability helps data magicians quickly detect and diagnose issues, ensuring accurate, reliable data-driven decisions.

Agile DataOps
Agile DataOps

TD:LR Agile DataOps is where we combine the processes and technologies from DataOps with a new agile way of working, to reduce the time taken and increase the value of the data we provide to our customers What's in a...

The “Killer” Feature
The “Killer” Feature

One feature to rule them all As product managers we are always looking for the next “killer feature” for our product. You know the one, that feature that will become the magical thing that will have customers flooding...