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What Sharing Data as a Product Implies

Chapter 3 of "Data Mesh: Game Changer or Just Hot Air?"

Find out why a shift of responsibility towards business units is crucial for maximizing data value.

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BARC Fellow

Thomas is a BARC Fellow and Senior Analyst at BARC in the area of data & analytics.

For many years, as Director Data & Application Foundation and IT CTO, he built up and expanded the areas of data management, analytics & AI, software development, API management, IoT and data-driven business models in an international DAX company.

He is the co-author of several studies and delivers lectures, seminars and workshops with a high practical relevance. Thomas is also a sought-after coach for transformation projects related to data strategy, data culture and the data-driven enterprise.

His focus is on modern data strategy, data lake(house)-based data management concepts, API-based process integration and in particular the definition, implementation and operationalization of data-driven business processes and business models.

In addition, Thomas is a recognized expert in the Python programming language and the professional use of Python in the enterprise. He also teaches Business Analytics and Industry 4.0 at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf.

Senior Analyst Data & Analytics

Timm Grosser is a Senior Analyst Data & Analytics at BARC with a focus on data strategy, data governance and data management. His core expertise is the definition and implementation of data & analytics strategy, organization, architecture and software selection.

He is a popular speaker at conferences and seminars and has authored numerous BARC studies and articles.

Senior Analyst Data & Analytics

Jacqueline Bloemen is a Senior Analyst for Data & Analytics, focused on data & analytics strategy and culture, architecture & technology, governance and organization. She is an author and speaker, and has been advising companies of all sizes and industries for over 40 years.

Her current research and consulting activities are focused on the transformation towards data-driven business and data democracy. She has been with BARC since 2005.

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