Welcome to the home of the data dream team.

As we change how we think about data, we need to change how we build data teams. For organizations embracing the rise of the data team, we’re here to offer guidance, resources, and best practices.

Building a data dream team.

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Data Dream Team Podcasts

This podcast series is hosted by Jesse Anderson, who has spent almost ten years observing, mentoring, and working with data teams in companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Amazing guests talk about building data teams and share best practices from their data careers.

Our Favorite Data Team Reads

Here are some of our favorite guides, articles, and books about building and enabling data teams. Got any recommendations? Let us know!
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Data Teams by Jesse Anderson

Data Teams by Jesse Anderson
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Building Today's Data Team

Building Today's Data Team
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Practical DataOps
 by Harvinder Atwal

Practical DataOps
 by Harvinder Atwal
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Building the Data Dream Team

Building the Data Dream Team
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Be Data Literate
 by Jordan Morrow

Be Data Literate
 by Jordan Morrow
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A Thousand Brains 
by Jeff Hawkins

A Thousand Brains 
by Jeff Hawkins
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Data Literacy for Kids
 by Strachnyi & Morrow

Data Literacy for Kids
 by Strachnyi & Morrow
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Data Mesh by Zhamak Dehghani

Data Mesh by Zhamak Dehghani
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Deep Work
 by Cal Newport

Deep Work
 by Cal Newport
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Data Teams: A Unified Management Model for Successful Data-Focused Teams

Successful organizations focus on both technology and management. Learn how to run big data projects, how to resource your teams, and how teams should work with each other to be cost effective.
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Zonal Marking: From Ajax to Zidane, the Making of Modern Soccer

Can data teams learn something from soccer teams? We think so. Learn how the formations, skill sets, experience, and tactics of different European teams have shaped the game.
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TRAINING COURSE

Managing Data Teams

In Jesse Anderson’s new course, you’ll learn how to organize data teams, how to manage data teams on a day-to-day and long-term basis, and how to fix underperforming data teams.
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We’re proud of our Belgian roots and our football team (number one in the world)! To celebrate this, we will be giving away 50 football swag bags. One lucky winner will have the chance to discuss teams powered by data at a dinner with Roberto Martinez, Belgium’s manager. The competition will open on November 15, 2021, and close on December 31, 2021. Subject to Terms and Conditions.
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