In an era of reduced investment in research and science researchers are able to collaborate and connect with their colleagues to conduct new studies. It can also improve efficiency by giving researchers to build upon the work of others instead of having them duplicate existing research.
Data sharing tools can to bring teams together around a common vision, boost productivity and decision-making capacity, and encourage improvement and innovation in the quality of data across departments. This is why it is essential to select an application that supports the speed, scale and management requirements of your business.
In the past users had to manually slice up and dice data sets to share with different departments of an organization, and then create copies for customers. This can create security issues (recreating duplicates of the same data in multiple regions can be risky) and also create an administrative burden from a management perspective.
The Databricks Delta Sharing platform enables users to create a single, dynamic view of their most critical, real-time data. The shared data can be instantly consumed by multiple business stakeholders across a wide variety of applications, including Databricks and non-Databricks platforms. This allows analytics teams to spend more of their time on analysis and less on manual work such as creating reports for internal business stakeholders or answering tickets from IT. This results in better decision-making, faster projects and higher productivity.