Data Mesh: Game Changer or Just Hot Air?

BARC Study Brings New Insights on Data Mesh


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In the study “Data Mesh: Game Changer or Just Hot Air?” BARC provides answers and insights backed by significant stats (remember – without data you’re just another person with an opinion). Download the survey results to find out how data experts answered questions about the application of Data Mesh in practice, what functional, technical and organizational measures companies are taking to introduce the concept and how far have they come and of course if there are special demands for technology.


The topic of Data Mesh is enjoying plenty of attention at the moment. At the same time, it is surrounded by a huge amount of uncertainty – it is therefore obvious that BARC, a leading analyst firm for data and analytics, wanted to dive deeper into the minds of innovative businesses and feel the pulse of users and decision makers.

Within the survey conducted upon more than 300 participants, BARC analysts dug deeper into the fields of:

  • (Federated) Data Governance
  • treating Data as a Product
  • the need for central platforms
  • the general understanding in the industry of the Data Mesh concept


Some interesting facts that should make it even more intriguing for you to click “download”:

  • While 84% agree that a distributed data landscape requires a more distributed approach to data & analytics …
  • … only 7% of the companies implementing Data Mesh also want to shift responsibility for data assets to domain teams in business.
  • 88% agree that business domains should have a dedicated area for their own data and analytics assets and for sharing with other domains.

This means that the market is beginning to understand and implement the Data Mesh concept but companies often get stuck at the beginning.

After you have read through the study – take a look at the technology that is helping data teams manage decentralized data. You guessed right – One Data’s AI-powered Data Product Builder is accelerating teams to quickly access, build, discover, prepare, and deploy data products that business users need for analysis and well-informed decision-making.

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