Many companies are busy collecting massive amounts of data, but few are taking advantage of this treasure horde to build a truly data insights-driven organization. To do so, the data team must democratize both data and the insights in a way that provides real-time access to all employees in the organization. This report explores DataOps, the process, culture, tools, and people required to scale big data pervasively across the enterprise.
Just as DevOps has enabled organizations to improve coordination between developers and the operations team, DataOps closely connects everyone who handles data, including engineers, data scientists, analysts, and business users. Democratizing data with this approach requires removing barriers typical of siloed data, teams, and systems.
In this report, Apache Hive creators Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma examine the characteristics of a data-driven organization that supports a self-service model.