Table of Contents

  1. Data transformation
  2. Data testing
  3. Implementations + deployment
  4. Documentation + metadata
  5. The modern data stack
  6. Data dream teams

Beyond the Modern Data Stack: dbt Cloud Metadata in Mode

Benn Stancil is a cofounder and Chief Analyst at Mode, a company building collaborative tools for data scientists and analysts. Benn is responsible for overseeing Mode's internal analytics efforts, and is also an active contributor to the data science community.

Originally presented on 2020-12-12

Benn Stancil discusses new ways to align the optimal application boundaries in the modern data stack, providing a set of guidelines for determining how and where to draw the lines between your many tools. He also motivates an example of these boundaries by demonstrating how metadata surfaced in an analytics tool like Mode can increase overall data confidence.

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