Is Data Mesh right for your organization?

The theory behind Data Mesh continues to evolve but it’s clear the concept is central to a modern data strategy. Deciding if a Data Mesh approach is right for your organisation is key.

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What is Data Mesh?

Data Mesh is a modern approach to data management architecture and organization design that places ownership in the hands of domain experts, sharing a self-service platform. But establishing and implementing a Data Mesh strategy isn’t easy and involves both organizational change and must be backed up by a technology strategy focused on modern data architecture. If you need help weighing up whether or not Data Mesh is the right approach for your organization, Amplifi can help.

The Four Pillars of Data Mesh

Data Mesh is an architectural approach to data infrastructure and organization that aims to decentralize data ownership and improve data democratization within organizations. It consists of four pillars, which are:

  1. Domain-Oriented Ownership: Empowerment of teams with domain knowledge to manage their own data
  2. Data as a Product: Data is treated as a product, with clear ownership, quality standards, and access mechanisms.
  3. Self-Service Platforms: Provisioning of scalable infrastructure and tools for teams to access and analyze data independently.
  4. Federated Governance: Collaborative decision-making processes to ensure data quality, privacy, and compliance across teams.

Overall, the four pillars of Data Mesh aim to promote decentralized data ownership, empower data product teams, enable self-serve data infrastructure, and facilitate federated data discovery and access, all with the goal of improving data-driven decision-making and data democratization within organizations.

Amplifi’s Data Mesh Framework

As Data Mesh has evolved as a modern approach to data management, we have established a comprehensive framework that helps our clients assess readiness for a data mesh initiative and construct a clear roadmap to delivering against their data mesh vision.

Whether you’re deciding if data mesh is right for your organization or already come to that conclusion and need help bringing it to life, our proprietary framework provides a structure that will empower you to deliver value from data at scale.

Why choose Amplifi as your Data Mesh consultancy?

Data Mesh Strategy

Amplifi can help organizations decide if a Data Mesh strategy is right for them and lay the foundations for implementation.​​

  • Readiness assessment – how ready are you for a Data Mesh approach?​
  • Organisational and service design​
  • Assist in the definition of business/data domains​
  • Define roadmap​
  • Define required services​
  • Governance model and approach​

Data Mesh Delivery

Amplifi can implement components of Data Mesh including:​

  • Operating model
  • Governance model
  • Service design / build
  • Platform design / build (e.g. metadata management, data cataloging)
  • Change management
  • Data products

Data Mesh Support

Technology implementation and governance models can be disruptive and require careful planning, communication, and constant reinforcement.

  • Support the technical owners of the Data Mesh within a business​
  • Support individual services within the Data Mesh​
  • Provide ongoing operational and governance support for the Data Mesh ecosystem

Let’s Talk Data Mesh

Need help defining your strategy? Already started but need support delivering it? Amplifi is actively engaged in multiple Data Mesh engagements with our customers and happy to help support you on your journey.

Why choose Amplifi as your data consultancy?

Amplifi is the go-to data consultancy for Enterprise organizations that want their success to be driven by data. We empower our customers to innovate, grow and succeed by establishing and delivering strategies across all elements of the data value chain. From the governance and management of data through to analytics and automation, our integrated approach to modern data ecosystems delivers measurable results through a combination of expert consultancy and best-in-breed technology.