Finish Slime #48

Data virtualization, organizing dbt projects, and failed data projects.

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The Road to Seamless Data Movement: Insights from a Data PM on mastering data movement requirements - Richa provides a simple process to deduce the requirements of any data movement task, starting off with a good discussion of the basic concepts.

Data virtualization will become a core component of data lakehouses - is a short essay on why virtualization will become a key component inside your data stack. It also provides a free ebook following up on that topic.

How to Organise Your dbt Projects Better And Boost Domain Expertise - Have you heard about the Screaming Architecture before? If not, take a look. It’s a neat way to organize debt projects.

Intelligent Data Governance by Design — A Practical Example - hadn’t heard of “intelligence governance” before, but it’s true that the data governance world is a legacy world and needs to step up.

You Inherited a Failed Data Project. What Do You Do? - love it, happens every 5 seconds somewhere on this earth.

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