On the relationship between data team size and complexity
yes! That's why we built a framework like https://github.com/stitchfix/hamilton to help ensure that the human/team side of feature/data engineering can scale to any size! It brings in software engineering best practices and prescribes a paradigm that helps keep things ordered, no matter the scale.
Great article! Any thoughts about Data Product Manager roles?
This was a brilliant read, so insightful.
> Some data teams have already started making progress on only exposing certain well-crafted data models to people outside their own team.
Do you have any more information on this? I am very interested in this.
One of the symptoms of a growing data team that comes up in a lot of conversations are the long data access request workflows. They always end up with the engineer that has set up the process who becomes the bottleneck in the process.