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Jan 3, 2023Liked by Sean Byrnes

Great article! It is so important to repeat this again and again - sooner or later, maintaining too many metrics/insights/dashboards becomes too expensive.

We are trying to provide a tooling helping users to prevent this:

- while writing metrics, an editor should notify users about same/similar already existing metrics. Not yet in our platform, PhD thesis is progress.

- isolation/inheritance - users can create isolated workspaces. Also, they can inherit metrics from parent workspaces. We are trying to guide users to not overflow a workspace with too many metrics, instead, create separate workspace hierarchies per data product.

- lineage - being able to do an impact analysis, e.g. find impacted metrics when moving a column to a different table.

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