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Description

The Data Democracy is a weekly data podcast that focuses on the ultimate goal of data management - exploring how to install a true data democracy in your company. We want to help you make all data discoverable, so that any employee can find anything from anywhere at any time.

Each episode guest-stars a leading data visionary who shares valuable testimonies and key takeaways to help other data leaders make their enterprise data accessible and discoverable to all.

Join us for stimulating conversations around data democratization and data discovery now!

🎙️ Presented by Ole Olesen-Bagneux | powered by Zeenea 🚀

Ole Olesen-Bagneux is a globally recognized thought leader on data catalogs and enterprise data management. He has written 'The Enterprise Data Catalog' published by O'Reilly. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen, in Library- and Information Science. His expertise of data management and -mesh is that of a specialist, a leader and an architect. After a rich experience as Enterprise Architect with GN Store Nord, he recently joined Zeenea as Chief Evangelist.


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

Description

The Data Democracy is a weekly data podcast that focuses on the ultimate goal of data management - exploring how to install a true data democracy in your company. We want to help you make all data discoverable, so that any employee can find anything from anywhere at any time.

Each episode guest-stars a leading data visionary who shares valuable testimonies and key takeaways to help other data leaders make their enterprise data accessible and discoverable to all.

Join us for stimulating conversations around data democratization and data discovery now!

🎙️ Presented by Ole Olesen-Bagneux | powered by Zeenea 🚀

Ole Olesen-Bagneux is a globally recognized thought leader on data catalogs and enterprise data management. He has written 'The Enterprise Data Catalog' published by O'Reilly. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen, in Library- and Information Science. His expertise of data management and -mesh is that of a specialist, a leader and an architect. After a rich experience as Enterprise Architect with GN Store Nord, he recently joined Zeenea as Chief Evangelist.


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

37 episodes

  • Episode 33 w/ Amy Raygada - Data Before AI: Ensuring Foundations for Future Technologies cover
    Episode 33 w/ Amy Raygada - Data Before AI: Ensuring Foundations for Future Technologies cover
    Episode 33 w/ Amy Raygada - Data Before AI: Ensuring Foundations for Future Technologies

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux is joined by Amy Raygada, Senior Data Solutions Program Lead at BayWa r.e. Global. With roots in Costa Rica and now based in Germany, Amy shares her insights from a dynamic journey across different industries spanning IT, data engineering, and governance.Throughout their discussion, Amy emphasizes the evolution of data tools from rudimentary Excel sheets to sophisticated data catalogs and governance systems that not only accommodate but empower business users. She delves into the concept of master data within the framework of data mesh, underscoring the need for domain-driven approaches to improve both data quality and organizational efficiency.As the conversation turns to the future of data and AI, Amy voices concerns about the rush towards AI adoption without adequate data foundations, stressing the implications for privacy and data security, especially under regulations like GDPR. She highlights the importance of strategic planning and clear objectives to leverage AI effectively in business contexts.🎧 Tune in to hear Amy Raygada articulate the intersection of data governance and technology, offering strategic insights into managing data and her visionary outlook on the evolving role of AI and data integration within global industries.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    35min | Published on June 12, 2024

  • Episode 32 w/ Tom De Wolf - Data by Design: A Journey from Software Architecture to Data Mesh Mastery cover
    Episode 32 w/ Tom De Wolf - Data by Design: A Journey from Software Architecture to Data Mesh Mastery cover
    Episode 32 w/ Tom De Wolf - Data by Design: A Journey from Software Architecture to Data Mesh Mastery

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Tom De Wolf, a pioneer in Belgium's data mesh community and the founder of Data Mesh Belgium Meetup. Tom recounts his transition from software architecture to passionately advocating for data mesh, spurred by his insights into domain-driven design and microservice architectures.Throughout the discussion, Tom highlights the challenges and solutions in defining and managing data products, emphasizing the need for platforms that reduce complexity and cognitive load for data producers. He shares his experiences with initiating community dialogues through meetups, which play a crucial role in fostering the adoption and understanding of data mesh across Belgian industries.Tom also reflects on the future of data mesh in Belgium, envisioning its broader application and the transformative impact it could have on data management practices within the region. 🎧 Tune in to explore how Tom De Wolf is shaping the data architecture landscape in Belgium, and learn about the practical steps and visionary approaches driving the data mesh initiative forward.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    24min | Published on May 29, 2024

  • Episode 31 w/ Jessica Talisman - Cataloging the Digital Age: The Intersection of Librarianship and Modern Technology cover
    Episode 31 w/ Jessica Talisman - Cataloging the Digital Age: The Intersection of Librarianship and Modern Technology cover
    Episode 31 w/ Jessica Talisman - Cataloging the Digital Age: The Intersection of Librarianship and Modern Technology

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Jessica Talisman, a senior information architect at Adobe, who shares her vast experience across various IT domains and her unique perspective combining library information science with modern data architecture.Throughout their conversation, Jessica highlights the potential of knowledge graphs to add depth and context to data, making a case for their integration into AI and IT systems based on principles she adapted from her past as a librarian. She further explores how traditional library sciences, especially models like FRBR and MARC, can influence modern data management practices and help maintain data provenance and rights management in AI applications.Ole and Jessica delve into the challenges and advancements within the data community regarding the understanding and application of taxonomies and ontologies. They discuss how these can act as a business's 'fingerprint' in the AI landscape, emphasizing the necessity for curated and domain-specific data architectures to enhance business representation and functionality in technological settings. 🎧 Tune into this enlightening episode to hear Jessica Talisman articulate the convergence of library information science and data architecture, her insights on fostering a more structured and ethical approach to data in the tech world, and the ongoing evolution of data understanding in the community.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    35min | Published on May 15, 2024

  • Episode 30 w/ James Serra - Retrospective Reflections: Unpacking the History and Hype of Data Architectures cover
    Episode 30 w/ James Serra - Retrospective Reflections: Unpacking the History and Hype of Data Architectures cover
    Episode 30 w/ James Serra - Retrospective Reflections: Unpacking the History and Hype of Data Architectures

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes James Serra, a Data & AI Solution Architect at Microsoft and the author of 'Deciphering Data Architectures' published by O’Reilly. With four decades of experience in IT and data architecture, James shares his journey through numerous roles and the technological advancements that have shaped data management practices.James delves into the motivations behind his latest book, aiming to demystify the complex landscape of data architecture for both professionals and enthusiasts. He emphasizes the importance of recognizing the pros and cons of each data architecture model and the need to learn from historical data management strategies to avoid repeating past mistakes. His guide helps organizations understand and navigate the nuances of modern data architectures, such as data mesh and data lakehouse.The episode also explores the significance of Architectural Design Sessions (ADS) in tailoring data solutions to specific customer needs. James discusses his approach to simplifying complex concepts, making data architecture more accessible and understandable. 🎧 Tune in to discover James Serra's valuable insights on the evolution of data technologies, receive practical advice on data architecture, and understand his strategic approach to educating about data systems.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    42min | Published on May 1, 2024

  • Episode 29 w/ Jon Cooke - Meshed Up Terms: Aligning with Data Mesh, Debating the Dictionary cover
    Episode 29 w/ Jon Cooke - Meshed Up Terms: Aligning with Data Mesh, Debating the Dictionary cover
    Episode 29 w/ Jon Cooke - Meshed Up Terms: Aligning with Data Mesh, Debating the Dictionary

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Jon Cooke, the founder of Dataception and a seasoned pioneer in the realms of data architecture and AI. He takes us through his diverse career journey, starting from his early days in virtual reality and aerospace to spearheading innovations in data strategies and AI at major consultancies and enterprises.Jon delves into the practical challenges of implementing data mesh architectures, sharing his nuanced views on the transition from vision to execution. He critiques common terminologies like 'data products’, proposing clearer communication to bridge the gap between technical teams and business stakeholders. Throughout the conversation, he emphasizes the importance of composable data architectures and the evolving role of generative AI in transforming how businesses handle and leverage unstructured data.As the discussion unfolds, Jon highlights his current work on cutting-edge projects that integrate AI with traditional data processes, reshaping risk assessment and decision-making frameworks. His insights offer a glimpse into the future of data management, where AI and data mesh principles converge to create more adaptive and intelligent enterprise ecosystems. 🎧 Tune in to this episode to explore Jon Cooke's visionary approach to data and AI, his strategic insights on overcoming the hurdles of data mesh implementation, and his predictions for the next wave of data innovation.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    34min | Published on April 17, 2024

  • Episode 28 w/ Simon Harrer - Crafting Code Clarity and Championing Data Mesh in Germany cover
    Episode 28 w/ Simon Harrer - Crafting Code Clarity and Championing Data Mesh in Germany cover
    Episode 28 w/ Simon Harrer - Crafting Code Clarity and Championing Data Mesh in Germany

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Simon Harrer, celebrated for his influential work in the realm of software engineering and his pivotal role in championing the Data Mesh movement in Germany.Simon takes us on a journey from teaching Java programming and co-writing the book "Java by Comparison" to transitioning into the data world, spurred by his fascination with the transformative potential of Data Mesh. He recounts the challenges and triumphs of translating Zhamak Dehghani’s "Data Mesh" book into German.As the conversation unfolds, Simon elucidates the relationship between software engineering principles and Data Mesh, emphasizing the significance of data contracts and the process of fostering a data-centric culture within traditionally software-focused teams. His insights shed light on the early adoption stages of Data Mesh and the first data decentralization success stories in Germany.🎧 Tune in to this episode to dive deep into Simon Harrer's journey of bridging the worlds of software engineering and data architecture, exploring his visionary take on Data Mesh in the German tech landscape, and the narrative of data contracts as a cornerstone for the future of data utilization.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    27min | Published on April 10, 2024

  • Episode 27 w/ Jason Hare - Unautomatable: The Human Essence of Data Governance cover
    Episode 27 w/ Jason Hare - Unautomatable: The Human Essence of Data Governance cover
    Episode 27 w/ Jason Hare - Unautomatable: The Human Essence of Data Governance

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux is joined by Jason Hare, a distinguished figure in the field of data governance, who shares his journey from pioneering data security measures to becoming an emeritus expert in governance.Jason discusses the vital need to delineate data governance from data management. Unlike data management, data governance is never an operating model but people, and from his point of view there is no way to automate it. Further enriching the discussion, he delves into the nuances of data mesh, critiquing its misapplication, and advocating for a balanced approach that aligns with organizational risk management.Despite retiring and fighting against a stage four cancer, Jason remains a resilient and vibrant contributor to the data community, offering insights through his critiques, participating in discussions on LinkedIn, and nurturing the next generation of data governance professionals through teaching and thought leadership. 🎧 Tune in to this episode to explore Jason Hare's legacy of resilience, his critical perspectives on data governance versus data management, and his vision for a balanced and ethical approach to data architecture.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    35min | Published on April 3, 2024

  • Episode 26 w/ Manuel Brnjić - Where were you when you discovered Data Mesh? cover
    Episode 26 w/ Manuel Brnjić - Where were you when you discovered Data Mesh? cover
    Episode 26 w/ Manuel Brnjić - Where were you when you discovered Data Mesh?

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Manuel Brnjić, pioneer of the Austrian data meshing community and CTO of Blueprint. Manuel shares his transformative journey from a software engineering background to becoming a leading advocate for data mesh and innovative data management strategies.Manuel reflects on the pivotal moments and challenges that shaped his career, emphasizing the shift from traditional data warehousing to embracing data mesh's decentralized approach. He discusses the critical role of effective data discovery and management in facilitating collaboration between data scientists and engineers, and advocates for the Product Owner for Search role in organizations.Throughout the conversation, Manuel offers insights into the evolving landscape of data management, the importance of understanding and leveraging data for machine learning and AI projects, and the emergence of data marketplaces as a means to democratize data access and collaboration.🎧 Tune in to this episode to hear Manuel Brnjić's journey through the realms of data mesh, his insights on bridging the gap between data science and engineering, and his vision for the future of data management.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh)  Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    36min | Published on March 27, 2024

  • Episode 25 w/ Ayodele Oluleye - The Community Builder: Fostering Data and Development Across the African Continent cover
    Episode 25 w/ Ayodele Oluleye - The Community Builder: Fostering Data and Development Across the African Continent cover
    Episode 25 w/ Ayodele Oluleye - The Community Builder: Fostering Data and Development Across the African Continent

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Ayodele Oluleye, a trailblazer in Africa's data and tech scene. Hailing from Nigeria, he unfolds his transformative journey from an engineering student and graphic designer to becoming a leading data professional and author.The conversation delves into Ayodele's pivotal career transitions, highlighting his leap into analytics and his passion for writing, which led to the publication of his influential book on exploratory data analysis with Python. He shares the challenges and triumphs of authorship, as well as the impact his work has had on budding data scientists.Further enriching the discussion, Ayodele introduces DataFest Africa, a groundbreaking conference he played a crucial role in organizing, aimed at unifying the continent's data professionals and enthusiasts. He provides insights into the evolving data and tech landscape across Africa, emphasizing the community-driven growth, governmental support, and the continent's emergence as a tech talent hub.🎧 Tune into this insightful episode to explore Ayodele Oluleye's contributions to data analytics and technology in Africa, his visionary outlook on the continent's tech future, and the vibrant community driving its transformation.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-data-democracy-by-ole-olesen-bagneux/)  Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    26min | Published on March 20, 2024

  • Episode 24 w/ Scott Hirleman - The Data Mesh Advocate: Empowering Business with Empathy & Tech Diversity cover
    Episode 24 w/ Scott Hirleman - The Data Mesh Advocate: Empowering Business with Empathy & Tech Diversity cover
    Episode 24 w/ Scott Hirleman - The Data Mesh Advocate: Empowering Business with Empathy & Tech Diversity

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Scott Hirleman, the host of the Data Mesh Radio. Scott takes us through his unexpected journey into the heart of the data mesh community, sharing insights from his foundational role in fostering a global conversation around this revolutionary approach to data architecture.From the misinterpretations that led him to dive deep into the subject, to the establishment of the influential Data Mesh Radio, Scott recounts the story of how his engagement with the concept grew from a curiosity to a passion, culminating in the creation of his company, Data Mesh Understanding. He delves into the challenges of democratizing data, the critical importance of empathy in tech, and the transformative potential of data mesh to enhance not just business operations but the very culture of data management.Scott emphasizes the ongoing struggle to realize the full vision of data mesh, noting the progress made and the hurdles that remain. He discusses his mission through Data Mesh Understanding to help organizations align their data strategies with their business objectives, thus unlocking new levels of efficiency and innovation.🎧 Tune in to hear Scott Hirleman's compelling narrative, from fostering a vibrant, inclusive community around data mesh to advocating for a shift in how businesses perceive and utilize data.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-data-democracy-by-ole-olesen-bagneux/)  Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    37min | Published on March 13, 2024

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Description

The Data Democracy is a weekly data podcast that focuses on the ultimate goal of data management - exploring how to install a true data democracy in your company. We want to help you make all data discoverable, so that any employee can find anything from anywhere at any time.

Each episode guest-stars a leading data visionary who shares valuable testimonies and key takeaways to help other data leaders make their enterprise data accessible and discoverable to all.

Join us for stimulating conversations around data democratization and data discovery now!

🎙️ Presented by Ole Olesen-Bagneux | powered by Zeenea 🚀

Ole Olesen-Bagneux is a globally recognized thought leader on data catalogs and enterprise data management. He has written 'The Enterprise Data Catalog' published by O'Reilly. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen, in Library- and Information Science. His expertise of data management and -mesh is that of a specialist, a leader and an architect. After a rich experience as Enterprise Architect with GN Store Nord, he recently joined Zeenea as Chief Evangelist.


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

Description

The Data Democracy is a weekly data podcast that focuses on the ultimate goal of data management - exploring how to install a true data democracy in your company. We want to help you make all data discoverable, so that any employee can find anything from anywhere at any time.

Each episode guest-stars a leading data visionary who shares valuable testimonies and key takeaways to help other data leaders make their enterprise data accessible and discoverable to all.

Join us for stimulating conversations around data democratization and data discovery now!

🎙️ Presented by Ole Olesen-Bagneux | powered by Zeenea 🚀

Ole Olesen-Bagneux is a globally recognized thought leader on data catalogs and enterprise data management. He has written 'The Enterprise Data Catalog' published by O'Reilly. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen, in Library- and Information Science. His expertise of data management and -mesh is that of a specialist, a leader and an architect. After a rich experience as Enterprise Architect with GN Store Nord, he recently joined Zeenea as Chief Evangelist.


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

37 episodes

  • Episode 33 w/ Amy Raygada - Data Before AI: Ensuring Foundations for Future Technologies cover
    Episode 33 w/ Amy Raygada - Data Before AI: Ensuring Foundations for Future Technologies cover
    Episode 33 w/ Amy Raygada - Data Before AI: Ensuring Foundations for Future Technologies

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux is joined by Amy Raygada, Senior Data Solutions Program Lead at BayWa r.e. Global. With roots in Costa Rica and now based in Germany, Amy shares her insights from a dynamic journey across different industries spanning IT, data engineering, and governance.Throughout their discussion, Amy emphasizes the evolution of data tools from rudimentary Excel sheets to sophisticated data catalogs and governance systems that not only accommodate but empower business users. She delves into the concept of master data within the framework of data mesh, underscoring the need for domain-driven approaches to improve both data quality and organizational efficiency.As the conversation turns to the future of data and AI, Amy voices concerns about the rush towards AI adoption without adequate data foundations, stressing the implications for privacy and data security, especially under regulations like GDPR. She highlights the importance of strategic planning and clear objectives to leverage AI effectively in business contexts.🎧 Tune in to hear Amy Raygada articulate the intersection of data governance and technology, offering strategic insights into managing data and her visionary outlook on the evolving role of AI and data integration within global industries.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    35min | Published on June 12, 2024

  • Episode 32 w/ Tom De Wolf - Data by Design: A Journey from Software Architecture to Data Mesh Mastery cover
    Episode 32 w/ Tom De Wolf - Data by Design: A Journey from Software Architecture to Data Mesh Mastery cover
    Episode 32 w/ Tom De Wolf - Data by Design: A Journey from Software Architecture to Data Mesh Mastery

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Tom De Wolf, a pioneer in Belgium's data mesh community and the founder of Data Mesh Belgium Meetup. Tom recounts his transition from software architecture to passionately advocating for data mesh, spurred by his insights into domain-driven design and microservice architectures.Throughout the discussion, Tom highlights the challenges and solutions in defining and managing data products, emphasizing the need for platforms that reduce complexity and cognitive load for data producers. He shares his experiences with initiating community dialogues through meetups, which play a crucial role in fostering the adoption and understanding of data mesh across Belgian industries.Tom also reflects on the future of data mesh in Belgium, envisioning its broader application and the transformative impact it could have on data management practices within the region. 🎧 Tune in to explore how Tom De Wolf is shaping the data architecture landscape in Belgium, and learn about the practical steps and visionary approaches driving the data mesh initiative forward.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    24min | Published on May 29, 2024

  • Episode 31 w/ Jessica Talisman - Cataloging the Digital Age: The Intersection of Librarianship and Modern Technology cover
    Episode 31 w/ Jessica Talisman - Cataloging the Digital Age: The Intersection of Librarianship and Modern Technology cover
    Episode 31 w/ Jessica Talisman - Cataloging the Digital Age: The Intersection of Librarianship and Modern Technology

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Jessica Talisman, a senior information architect at Adobe, who shares her vast experience across various IT domains and her unique perspective combining library information science with modern data architecture.Throughout their conversation, Jessica highlights the potential of knowledge graphs to add depth and context to data, making a case for their integration into AI and IT systems based on principles she adapted from her past as a librarian. She further explores how traditional library sciences, especially models like FRBR and MARC, can influence modern data management practices and help maintain data provenance and rights management in AI applications.Ole and Jessica delve into the challenges and advancements within the data community regarding the understanding and application of taxonomies and ontologies. They discuss how these can act as a business's 'fingerprint' in the AI landscape, emphasizing the necessity for curated and domain-specific data architectures to enhance business representation and functionality in technological settings. 🎧 Tune into this enlightening episode to hear Jessica Talisman articulate the convergence of library information science and data architecture, her insights on fostering a more structured and ethical approach to data in the tech world, and the ongoing evolution of data understanding in the community.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    35min | Published on May 15, 2024

  • Episode 30 w/ James Serra - Retrospective Reflections: Unpacking the History and Hype of Data Architectures cover
    Episode 30 w/ James Serra - Retrospective Reflections: Unpacking the History and Hype of Data Architectures cover
    Episode 30 w/ James Serra - Retrospective Reflections: Unpacking the History and Hype of Data Architectures

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes James Serra, a Data & AI Solution Architect at Microsoft and the author of 'Deciphering Data Architectures' published by O’Reilly. With four decades of experience in IT and data architecture, James shares his journey through numerous roles and the technological advancements that have shaped data management practices.James delves into the motivations behind his latest book, aiming to demystify the complex landscape of data architecture for both professionals and enthusiasts. He emphasizes the importance of recognizing the pros and cons of each data architecture model and the need to learn from historical data management strategies to avoid repeating past mistakes. His guide helps organizations understand and navigate the nuances of modern data architectures, such as data mesh and data lakehouse.The episode also explores the significance of Architectural Design Sessions (ADS) in tailoring data solutions to specific customer needs. James discusses his approach to simplifying complex concepts, making data architecture more accessible and understandable. 🎧 Tune in to discover James Serra's valuable insights on the evolution of data technologies, receive practical advice on data architecture, and understand his strategic approach to educating about data systems.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    42min | Published on May 1, 2024

  • Episode 29 w/ Jon Cooke - Meshed Up Terms: Aligning with Data Mesh, Debating the Dictionary cover
    Episode 29 w/ Jon Cooke - Meshed Up Terms: Aligning with Data Mesh, Debating the Dictionary cover
    Episode 29 w/ Jon Cooke - Meshed Up Terms: Aligning with Data Mesh, Debating the Dictionary

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Jon Cooke, the founder of Dataception and a seasoned pioneer in the realms of data architecture and AI. He takes us through his diverse career journey, starting from his early days in virtual reality and aerospace to spearheading innovations in data strategies and AI at major consultancies and enterprises.Jon delves into the practical challenges of implementing data mesh architectures, sharing his nuanced views on the transition from vision to execution. He critiques common terminologies like 'data products’, proposing clearer communication to bridge the gap between technical teams and business stakeholders. Throughout the conversation, he emphasizes the importance of composable data architectures and the evolving role of generative AI in transforming how businesses handle and leverage unstructured data.As the discussion unfolds, Jon highlights his current work on cutting-edge projects that integrate AI with traditional data processes, reshaping risk assessment and decision-making frameworks. His insights offer a glimpse into the future of data management, where AI and data mesh principles converge to create more adaptive and intelligent enterprise ecosystems. 🎧 Tune in to this episode to explore Jon Cooke's visionary approach to data and AI, his strategic insights on overcoming the hurdles of data mesh implementation, and his predictions for the next wave of data innovation.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    34min | Published on April 17, 2024

  • Episode 28 w/ Simon Harrer - Crafting Code Clarity and Championing Data Mesh in Germany cover
    Episode 28 w/ Simon Harrer - Crafting Code Clarity and Championing Data Mesh in Germany cover
    Episode 28 w/ Simon Harrer - Crafting Code Clarity and Championing Data Mesh in Germany

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Simon Harrer, celebrated for his influential work in the realm of software engineering and his pivotal role in championing the Data Mesh movement in Germany.Simon takes us on a journey from teaching Java programming and co-writing the book "Java by Comparison" to transitioning into the data world, spurred by his fascination with the transformative potential of Data Mesh. He recounts the challenges and triumphs of translating Zhamak Dehghani’s "Data Mesh" book into German.As the conversation unfolds, Simon elucidates the relationship between software engineering principles and Data Mesh, emphasizing the significance of data contracts and the process of fostering a data-centric culture within traditionally software-focused teams. His insights shed light on the early adoption stages of Data Mesh and the first data decentralization success stories in Germany.🎧 Tune in to this episode to dive deep into Simon Harrer's journey of bridging the worlds of software engineering and data architecture, exploring his visionary take on Data Mesh in the German tech landscape, and the narrative of data contracts as a cornerstone for the future of data utilization.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    27min | Published on April 10, 2024

  • Episode 27 w/ Jason Hare - Unautomatable: The Human Essence of Data Governance cover
    Episode 27 w/ Jason Hare - Unautomatable: The Human Essence of Data Governance cover
    Episode 27 w/ Jason Hare - Unautomatable: The Human Essence of Data Governance

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux is joined by Jason Hare, a distinguished figure in the field of data governance, who shares his journey from pioneering data security measures to becoming an emeritus expert in governance.Jason discusses the vital need to delineate data governance from data management. Unlike data management, data governance is never an operating model but people, and from his point of view there is no way to automate it. Further enriching the discussion, he delves into the nuances of data mesh, critiquing its misapplication, and advocating for a balanced approach that aligns with organizational risk management.Despite retiring and fighting against a stage four cancer, Jason remains a resilient and vibrant contributor to the data community, offering insights through his critiques, participating in discussions on LinkedIn, and nurturing the next generation of data governance professionals through teaching and thought leadership. 🎧 Tune in to this episode to explore Jason Hare's legacy of resilience, his critical perspectives on data governance versus data management, and his vision for a balanced and ethical approach to data architecture.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh) Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    35min | Published on April 3, 2024

  • Episode 26 w/ Manuel Brnjić - Where were you when you discovered Data Mesh? cover
    Episode 26 w/ Manuel Brnjić - Where were you when you discovered Data Mesh? cover
    Episode 26 w/ Manuel Brnjić - Where were you when you discovered Data Mesh?

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Manuel Brnjić, pioneer of the Austrian data meshing community and CTO of Blueprint. Manuel shares his transformative journey from a software engineering background to becoming a leading advocate for data mesh and innovative data management strategies.Manuel reflects on the pivotal moments and challenges that shaped his career, emphasizing the shift from traditional data warehousing to embracing data mesh's decentralized approach. He discusses the critical role of effective data discovery and management in facilitating collaboration between data scientists and engineers, and advocates for the Product Owner for Search role in organizations.Throughout the conversation, Manuel offers insights into the evolving landscape of data management, the importance of understanding and leveraging data for machine learning and AI projects, and the emergence of data marketplaces as a means to democratize data access and collaboration.🎧 Tune in to this episode to hear Manuel Brnjić's journey through the realms of data mesh, his insights on bridging the gap between data science and engineering, and his vision for the future of data management.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download our ebook "The Practical Guide to Data Mesh" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-practical-guide-to-data-mesh)  Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    36min | Published on March 27, 2024

  • Episode 25 w/ Ayodele Oluleye - The Community Builder: Fostering Data and Development Across the African Continent cover
    Episode 25 w/ Ayodele Oluleye - The Community Builder: Fostering Data and Development Across the African Continent cover
    Episode 25 w/ Ayodele Oluleye - The Community Builder: Fostering Data and Development Across the African Continent

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux welcomes Ayodele Oluleye, a trailblazer in Africa's data and tech scene. Hailing from Nigeria, he unfolds his transformative journey from an engineering student and graphic designer to becoming a leading data professional and author.The conversation delves into Ayodele's pivotal career transitions, highlighting his leap into analytics and his passion for writing, which led to the publication of his influential book on exploratory data analysis with Python. He shares the challenges and triumphs of authorship, as well as the impact his work has had on budding data scientists.Further enriching the discussion, Ayodele introduces DataFest Africa, a groundbreaking conference he played a crucial role in organizing, aimed at unifying the continent's data professionals and enthusiasts. He provides insights into the evolving data and tech landscape across Africa, emphasizing the community-driven growth, governmental support, and the continent's emergence as a tech talent hub.🎧 Tune into this insightful episode to explore Ayodele Oluleye's contributions to data analytics and technology in Africa, his visionary outlook on the continent's tech future, and the vibrant community driving its transformation.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-data-democracy-by-ole-olesen-bagneux/)  Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    26min | Published on March 20, 2024

  • Episode 24 w/ Scott Hirleman - The Data Mesh Advocate: Empowering Business with Empathy & Tech Diversity cover
    Episode 24 w/ Scott Hirleman - The Data Mesh Advocate: Empowering Business with Empathy & Tech Diversity cover
    Episode 24 w/ Scott Hirleman - The Data Mesh Advocate: Empowering Business with Empathy & Tech Diversity

    In this podcast episode, host Ole Olesen-Bagneux sits down with Scott Hirleman, the host of the Data Mesh Radio. Scott takes us through his unexpected journey into the heart of the data mesh community, sharing insights from his foundational role in fostering a global conversation around this revolutionary approach to data architecture.From the misinterpretations that led him to dive deep into the subject, to the establishment of the influential Data Mesh Radio, Scott recounts the story of how his engagement with the concept grew from a curiosity to a passion, culminating in the creation of his company, Data Mesh Understanding. He delves into the challenges of democratizing data, the critical importance of empathy in tech, and the transformative potential of data mesh to enhance not just business operations but the very culture of data management.Scott emphasizes the ongoing struggle to realize the full vision of data mesh, noting the progress made and the hurdles that remain. He discusses his mission through Data Mesh Understanding to help organizations align their data strategies with their business objectives, thus unlocking new levels of efficiency and innovation.🎧 Tune in to hear Scott Hirleman's compelling narrative, from fostering a vibrant, inclusive community around data mesh to advocating for a shift in how businesses perceive and utilize data.Bonus ⭐▶️  Watch the episode (video) on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLep4X9N--jmfWnNVBhVcsZf8lNsb4px21)📖  Download Ole's ebook series "The Data Democracy" (https://info.zeenea.com/the-data-democracy-by-ole-olesen-bagneux/)  Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    37min | Published on March 13, 2024

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