Success stories

Learn how dbt fuels sensemaking for organizations of all sizes.

“Databricks Lakehouse Platform and dbt have eliminated the manual tasks and errors from our data transformations. We’ve been able to stand up new solutions for internal clients in half a day compared to 3-5 days previously.”
  • 80% Reduction in data engineering hours, reducing costs

  • 95% Reduction in time to onboard new employees

  • 6-Figure annual savings in IT headcount costs

Aktify
"We were able to get the search functionality of our talent matching service shipped ahead of schedule. Now we're moving onto automated matching and using the same approach."
  • 3 months to build a usable prototype

  • 5 months shaved off the product development timeline

  • 1 new approach to product development

Andela
“Blend is enterprise software handling data for large financial institutions—our data is a product. Without dbt, we wouldn't be able to live up to our agreements on providing customers visibility into their data"
Blend
"dbt allows us to set and track metrics-driven goals for almost everything we do. Every metric we track aligns to our core values, and is presented in that context to all business users."
  • 20x faster model development

  • 50+ business users served

  • 100% of models shipped with tests

Firefly Health
"We think empowering analysts to own their tools is the only way to build a productive analytics team at scale. dbt makes it easier to do data modeling the right way, and harder to do it the wrong way."
HubSpot
"The new workflow with dbt and Snowflake isn't a small improvement. It's a complete redesign of our entire approach to data that will establish a new strategic foundation for analysts at JetBlue to build on."
  • 3-month migration of 26 data sources, 1200 models, and 6300 tests to dbt

  • $0 increase in total cost of ownership

  • 6-8 hour data infrastructure maintenance windows reduced to 0

JetBlue
"With dbt, we can empower users without technology team involvement, and the outcomes for the business are huge.
  • 60% of the organization exploring data in Looker

  • 2 days to 2 minutes report creation

  • £60m loan portfolio moved

Landbay
"Few folks on my team have deep knowledge of Python or software engineering, but dbt has made modeling accessible. Business analysts can now model data themselves.”
  • 350+ models developed in dbt Cloud

  • 80% reduction in model build resource consumption

  • 2-month time to value from dbt Cloud

Loft
"This isn't anything new, it's how every high-quality software project is run. You expect there to be tests. You expect there to be documentation. You expect the PR process to be collaborative. You're building software together. We're just applying this to analytics code as well."
Mastery Logistics
“We’re now able to do analysis that used to take weeks in days. It's a win for our productivity, and a win for our clients who hire us to optimize their sites.”
  • Time-to-insight reduced from weeks to days

  • 12.5-hour reduction in idle time per day for clients

  • 60,000 liters of fuel saved in six months

MaxMine
"We want to build a world where any data scientist and analyst can have an idea on the way to work, and explore it end-to-end by midday."
  • 100,000 lines of code migrated

  • 30+ analysts collaborating

  • £72,000 annual savings

Monzo
“Before, 9 out 10 times the sales and executive team had to wait months to receive a data point they requested. By then, the data wasn’t relevant anymore or the new business was already lost.”
  • 100-125 billion transactions operated per day

  • 55 business users onboarded to modeling and reporting

Nasdaq
"I remember reading the dbt viewpoint and thinking this is fantastic—a simple way to focus on SQL as a way to manage data objects and at the same time solve our scheduling and dependency problems. dbt was an off-the-shelf solution that took our ideas to the next level. It was revelatory."
  • 2x increase in the number of people collaborating on data modeling

  • 3 weeks of work eliminated from regulatory reporting

  • $10M reallocated back into the business

Fortune 500 Oil & Gas Provider
“Trust is so important because we are the experts in data analysis. And if you have a good level of trust, your insights are more likely to be robustly discussed.”
  • Increased speed to delivery by 30%

  • 80% decrease in inconsistent reports

  • 10 inconsistent data sources raised per month

Pepperstone
"All of our models are born and bred in dbt. When people think of clean data, they think of dbt models. There's very little that isn't powered by dbt at Ramp."
  • 20% reduction in data platform costs

  • 33% increase in data transformation speed

  • 25% of all sales pipeline generated by their new personalization engine

Ramp
“With Databricks, Fivetran, and dbt, we can use data and AI in ways that help us reach the right customers with our clients’ marketing campaigns. That means we can deliver better results for their investment.”
  • 100 hours saved on a typical data integration

  • 80% less time spent on data processing jobs

  • 30% more clients supported without increasing IT head count

Red Ventures
"Engineers can see how the data they model in dbt becomes data that other teams are acting on. They can understand why we make certain requests. It makes a world of difference in their motivation and satisfaction."
  • 18 hours saved per week

  • 350% team growth rate

Reforge
“The data team knew there was a better way. We needed to invest in building the foundations to be able to operate at the right level.”
  • -20 to +69 eNPS

  • 2x increase in new customer retention

  • 80% of data rebuilt using dbt

SafetyCulture
“With data teams spanning several business functions, we didn't just need a way to standardize development. We needed a way for those processes to be easily understood by everyone—seasoned engineers, new analysts, the CFO... everyone.”
  • 10 engineers and 40 analysts share 1 development framework

  • 50% reduction in engineering tickets for data issues

  • 75% acceleration in time to deployment

Sunrun
"dbt and Hex make the data development environment so much easier to work with than any other combination of tools...I can instead focus on scaling my team, and building the best live shopping platform."
  • 4-8x increase in speed from idea to production

  • 1 week for new analytics engineer hires to start shipping

  • 10x decrease in maintenance costs

Whatnot
“dbt opens up the visibility and capabilities of our analysts so they can do more than just reporting. Because they need to do more. There’s no other way to be efficient enough.”
  • 5 analysts trained with no previous data engineering experience

  • 5x more models developed

  • 50% reduction in model build time

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