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Reducing cognitive load

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I wrote yesterday about how by promoting autonomy we can empower the users of our data platform to take on more ownership and responsibility.


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You might have noticed how I keep using the word autonomy in these posts, for example a couple of days ago when writing about a contract-based data platform and yesterday when linking to lessons from BlaBlaCar.

Lessons from BlaBlaCar

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This blog post from BlaBlaCar shares some great lessons - not just for implementing data mesh, but for any platform team looking to build products for internal stakeholders.

A contract-based data platform

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Data contracts are powerful enough you can build a data platform based on them - one that is more flexible and more effective than those we built before and promotes a more decentralised approach to data.