AgileData Newsletter #9
Uncertainty, Complexity and Change
We aren't big fans of the Big Guess Up Front (BGUF).
But then we also think that just jumping in to code or mangle your data with no planning is Ad-Hoc and just as bad.
The art is the balance to plan just the right amount up front to reduce the uncertainty.
Listen to Murray Robinson and Shane Gibson in a conversation with Kyle Griffin about uncertainty, complexity and change.
To data model or not to data model that is a hot topic in the linkedin and twitter-sphere at the moment.
We believe everybody should model in an agile way before moving data around.
So we have built the ability to design data in AgileData in a simply magical way.
Watch Shane Gibson show you how in another AgileData Gone in 60 Seconds.
Information Products Relationship to Data and Code
When teaching people how to define and build Information Products we often get asked how an Information Product relates to data and code.
Here is our current thoughts.
We started our journey combining agile and data many many years ago and a series of books that came out in 2010's were instrumental in that journey.
It's been a while since there has been a new book focussed on combining agile and data.
Earlier this year Shane chatted with Raphael Branger about his AgileBI book that is coming out this year.
Agile DataOps is where we combine the processes and technologies from DataOps with a new agile way of working, to reduce the time taken and increase the value of the data we provide to our customers
Have a read of our blog on combing agile ways of working with DataOps