Let's Talk about ChatGPT
Ep 36: Minimum Viable Experimentation (w/ Sean Taylor + Vijaye Raji)
This post is not about ChatGPT
The one where I take issue with the title "data scientist"
Ep 35: The Data Generalist's Vision Quest (LIVE w/ Stephen Bailey)
On Measuring: Company Metrics, Team KPIs, and OKRs
The Data Diaspora.
Ep 34: Why you’ll need data contracts (w/ Chad Sanderson + Prukalpa Sankar)
Why data products are critical for business efficiency
Digesting Coalesce 2022. Cloud 2.0.
Ep 33: How does data drive growth in practice? (w/ Abhi Sivasailam)
Build or Buy? Data driven feature backlog. Risk based thinking.
The speed of analytics
Breakthrough moments of insight. The metadata quilt. A funeral for a friend.
Table change history + incremental models = ❤️. Working fast AND working right.
Contracts have Consequences.
Complexity: the new analytics frontier
How does column encoding work?
Data lineage layers. Collaborative analytics. Over-engineering data products.
Coalesce. Data Contracts. The Semantic Layer.
Why it's hard to ask "good" questions
In Search of New Standards
What we talk about when we talk about data practitioners
Data Activation. Counting Users. Orchestration.
Ep 32: Katie Bauer: Data Scientists are not Pizza
I Was Wrong About Data Science
Ep 31: Data activation everywhere (w/ Julie Beynon of Clearbit)
Interfaces and Breaking Stuff
Analytics isn't for analysts
dbt is learning to ❤️ software engineers
Ep 30: The Personal Data Warehouse (w/ Jordan Tigani of MotherDuck)
Down With Experimentation Maximalism!
Ep 29: Making Sense of the Last 2 years in Data (w/ Jennifer Li + Matt Bornstein of a16z)
Four frameworks for self-service analytics
A Re-examination of the "Data Consumer"
Ep 28: Building an Open Source Company (w/ Aaron Katz of ClickHouse)
We need to talk about the data analyst
Ep 27: "To Move, or Not to Move" (Data). That is the Question.
Constraints-driven data team design
The response you deserve!
Everpresent metadata. Thin semantic layers. Accessible data.
Ep 26: What’s the role of AI in BI?
Data modeling for collaboration
Bring Back Scenario Analysis!
Ep 25: Automating Away your Work w/ Configuration-as-Code (w/ Sarah Krasnik)
Data teams: embedded or centralized? Reactive or self-directed?
Macroeconomics and the data industry
Ep 24: The Hard Problems™️ of Data Observability w/ Kevin Hu (Metaplane)
Come write with me
Keep Data Council Weird
Ep 23: The Bundling vs Unbundling Debate
The perfect north star metric
Code and No-Code: Having it Both Ways
Ep 22: One Database to Rule All Workloads?
Two types of power
The Analytics Engineering Podcast: Season 2
Ep 21: Ashley Sherwood (AE @ Hubspot) on Permissionless Innovation for Data Teams
Would you like your data stack bundled or unbundled?
The 5 principles of self-service analytics
The Data Platform Data Platform
Adopting a truth-seeking stance.
R.I.P. Data Engineering? The entity layer