Product Manager @ Hex Technologies
As the sole analyst of a fast-growing Sydney startup, Claire experienced the pain of the traditional analyst workflow—stuck on a hamster wheel, an ever-growing backlog, and numbers that never quite matched up. So she taught herself dbt, the command line, version control and brought all the rigor of analytics engineering to her team. Along the way, she fell so in love with dbt that she eventually packed up and moved to the US to lead the growing dbt community.
Bringing back the magic to the dbt community — part one
We’re taking some steps to bring back the ✨magic ✨ in the dbt community. First stop — focusing the different ways the dbt community interacts with each other.Read article
We're cancelling Coalesce. Here's what to expect instead.
For the foreseeable future, all in-person dbt events are cancelled. But we have some good stuff in the works.Read article
How Monzo, the UK’s favorite mobile-only bank, is rolling out dbt
Stephen Whitworth, Data Engineering Lead at Monzo, spoke at the London dbt Meetup a few weeks ago. Here are my thoughts on his talk and what the dbt community can learn from it.Read article
Five principles that will keep your data warehouse organized
The natural state of the universe is chaos: entropy tends to increase in closed systems, and there’s really nothing that we can do about that. So too is the nature of data warehouses: unless action is taken to maintain order.Read article
Is dbt the right tool for my data transformations?
As dbt is adopted by a wider community, we want to be extremely clear about when dbt is, and is not, a fit for your project. This guide will help you figure out if dbt is right for your data transformations.Read article