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#156 Zhamak's Corner 9 - A Vision of the Data Product Developer Role in Data Mesh
Episode 15615th November 2022 • Data Mesh Radio • Data as a Product Podcast Network
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Who will be the data product developer in data mesh? There has been a misconception in Zhamak's view that the application developers should be the ones focused on building the data products as well - but she thinks they already have a full-time role :) But, we need someone applying software engineering practices and data know-how to building data products. Right now, to do data work, you need way too much tool knowledge instead of data understanding. We have hyper specialized data roles - ML engineer, data engineer, etc. - when we should have data developers that can tackle these challenges better.

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