In the context of an idealistic data mesh architecture, establishing a working definition of a data product seems to be very real problem for most. What constitutes a data product seems to be very subjective, circumstantial in terms requirements and interlaced with platform technical maturity. AKA, a ‘minefield’ to navigate in definitional terms.
To help get my thoughts in order (as always) here is my currently thinking and definition for a data mesh – data product.
Read on for Paul’s thoughts.