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Data Mesh Community Empowerment

Data Mesh Understanding is a business but our founder Scott still understands the importance of sharing the knowledge we are all learning with each other. Why do you think there are 200+ episodes of Data Mesh Radio. As part of our ongoing commitment to growing and assisting the community, we have two free programs for implementers. 

  1. One is introductions via an anonymized spreadsheet – essentially, pick someone you’d like to talk to and if they opt in, you get an email introduction to each other!
  2. The other is 1-3 public roundtables a month on a specific topic, facilitated by Scott Hirleman and carefully selected co-facilitators to the topic. More information below.

If you want to sign up for any of our free programs, please fill out the form.

Free Introductions

Every month, you are allocated one free introduction request to a fellow data mesh community member. We maintain a large spreadsheet of pseudo-anonymized profiles of community members so you can request introduction to each other. If you take the below survey, you can see what kind of information we collect – basically a generic 2-4 sentences about their role and a few questions about what they are knowledgeable on – and then other community members can request introductions. There is a more targeted approach through the

If you want to sign up for any of our free programs, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page. We will send you a survey to have your information included in our community spreadsheet with the others who have been approved for the program.

*It’s important to note you are not entitled to someone else’s time. You may request an introduction but they do not have to accept. That said, why would they participate if not to chat with others 

Free Roundtables

Our free roundtables are open to the public and are on a first-come, first serve basis. At least 2 times per month (time permitting), we hold roundtables on a specific topic, e.g. data governance in data mesh, data product blueprints, or data product management. You must sign up in order to be included.

Depending on demand, there may be as many as 50 people on a call, though most are not likely to talk. Roundtable participants of course do not need to actively participate and the DMU team will source a core group of 2-3 people to lead the conversation that are knowledgeable in the area discussed.

Public roundtables will be recorded and may be put on YouTube as well.

For our free programs Sign up here