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Stories from the
heroes of data

From data producers to consumers, from executives to engineers, and from the Fortune 500 to groundbreaking startups, world-leading teams use Atlan to define the future of data collaboration.

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Learn how Data & Analytics' best and brightest
soared to new heights with Atlan.

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How Autodesk Activates Their Data Mesh with Snowflake and Atlan

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Building & Owning Data Products
60 Business Domain Teams
Accelerating Outcomes
45 Use Cases Built in 2 years

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  • Autodesk, a global leader in design and engineering software and services, created a modern data platform to better support their colleagues’ business intelligence needs
  • Contending with a massive increase in data to ingest, and demand from consumers, Autodesk’s team began executing a data mesh strategy, allowing any team at Autodesk to build and own data products
  • Using Atlan, 60 domain teams now have full visibility into the consumption of their data products, and Autodesk’s data consumers have a self-service interface to discover, understand, and trust these data products
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How Porto is Building More than Just a
Data Catalog

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Time Spent on Governance
Reduced by 40%
Data Catalog Launch
Completed in <6 Weeks

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  • Porto, a Brazil-based insurance and banking leader with 13 million clients, sought to replace a legacy data catalog to maximize the ROI of new data technology, and improve data literacy across their organization
  • Choosing Atlan as their new modern data catalog, Porto’s data governance team released the initial version of Datapedia, a self-service source of truth about their data assets, in less than six weeks
  • Porto’s team has since automated the governance of over 1 million data assets, saving their 5-person team 40% of their time, and are nearly one-third of their way to 1,000 users of the tool by 2025
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Mistertemp Deprecated Two-Thirds of its Snowflake Assets with End-to-End Lineage

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Snowflake Asset Deprecation
More than half of their tables
Looker Asset Deprecation
More than 70% of their assets

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  • Mistertemp, a leader in recruitment and temporary work based in France, sought to improve the navigability and usability of their newly implemented modern data stack (Snowflake, Fivetran, Looker, Airflow, and dbt).
  • By adopting Atlan, Mistertemp’s data team could use automated column-level lineage and popularity metrics to determine which of their data assets were used or could be deprecated.
  • As a result, Mistertemp was able to deprecate half of their Snowflake tables, representing two-thirds of their data assets, and over 60% of their Looker assets.
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Tide’s Story of GDPR Compliance:
Embedding Privacy into Automated Processes

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PII Tagging Effort
50 days to 5 hours
GDPR Compliance
Strengthened for 500k customers

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  • Tide, a UK-based digital bank with nearly 500,000 small business customers, sought to improve their compliance with GDPR’s Right to Erasure, commonly known as the “Right to be forgotten”.
  • After adopting Atlan as their metadata platform, Tide’s data and legal teams collaborated to define personally identifiable information in order to propagate those definitions and tags across their data estate.
  • Tide used Atlan Playbooks (rule-based bulk automations) to automatically identify, tag, and secure personal data, turning a 50-day manual process into mere hours of work.
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Contentsquare’s Data Product Approach to Snowflake Data Governance with Atlan

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Successful Governance Launch
Completed by a 2-person team
Accelerating Outcomes
For 1,600 Contentsquare employees

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  • Contentsquare, a leading digital experience platform, sought to launch a data governance program after years of significant growth
  • Choosing Atlan, Contentsquare launched their program with a single source of context, transparency, and interaction across a diverse range of users
  • Having successfully launched data governance, Contentsquare now benefits from a fully mapped data estate, supports crucial KPIs with single owners and shared definitions, has streamlined collaboration, and has propagated knowledge and standards of data quality across its assets
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Austin Capital Bank’s Digital Transformation Powered by Snowflake and Atlan

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New Products and Services
Supported with a 3-person data team
Querying Support
Completed for a new product in hours

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  • Austin Capital Bank, a fast-growing community bank, sought to modernize their data stack to support their evolution into a product centric and digital first bank
  • In just 16 months, the bank has adopted Snowflake, dbt, Fivetran, and Thoughtspot, and Atlan as its Active Metadata Management solution of choice
  • The bank is now able to launch new products at unprecedented speed and effectiveness, with Atlan supporting customer data querying for a new product with mere hours of implementation effort
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Takealot Harnesses Data to Achieve eCommerce Dominance

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Root Cause Analysis
50% Faster with Automated Lineage
BigQuery Asset Deprecation
$6,000 in Annual Savings

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  • Takealot, a South African eCommerce and Retail leader, sought a solution to improve technical understanding of their data estate and drive business self-service.
  • By adopting Atlan, Takealot’s data teams benefit from an end-to-end view of their data estate, and data consumers enjoy a simple, self-service view into the data assets available for their consumption.
  • Atlan’s automated lineage and popularity metrics drove significant time savings across root cause analysis and impact analysis processes, and significant cost savings as unused BigQuery assets were deprecated.
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How Swapfiets Uses Active Metadata to Democratize Access to Data

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Automated Enrichment
Completed for 125 terms
Governance Collaboration
Six Cross-functional Committees

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  • Swapfiets, the world’s first bicycle subscription service, sought to launch a governance program to meet growing internal demand for data
  • Choosing Atlan, Swapfiets launched their governance program with a self-service modern data catalog, offering metrics and source definitions across six business domains
  • Having successfully launched the catalog, Swapfiets’ data team now routinely runs governance committees to strengthen cross-functional collaboration, and is driving a culture of data savviness through training and enablement
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A Behind-the-scenes Look at How
Postman’s Data Team Works

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Data Team Growth
5x in just 12 months
Agile Methodology
Successfully implemented

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  • Postman, a market-leading API collaboration platform used by 17 million people, aimed to better structure their Data & Analytics practice to support their organization’s significant growth.
  • In just one year, Postman’s data team grew by 4-5x to 25 people, onboarding one new hire per month for 6 months, then two four-person batches of new team members.
  • By adopting Atlan, creating a new team hierarchy, and adopting the agile methodology, Postman’s data team is now able to transparently and quickly process data requests and support their business counterparts.
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Global Employment Services Leader Drives a Shared Language for Enterprise Data

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KPIs and Terms
400 metrics defined in their catalog
Consumers Supported
500 users organization-wide

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  • A global provider of employment services sought to improve the creation and distribution of metrics definitions atop their new, modern data stack
  • By adopting Atlan as their data catalog, their data team collaborated with subject matter experts to define critical KPIs and make them available to data consumers in both Atlan and Looker
  • In less than two years, the organization has defined more than 400 terms for over 500 users, and has automatically mapped more than 75,000 data assets in Atlan
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How TechStyle Used Agile Sprints to Roll
Out a Modern Data Platform

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Lineage and Visibility
Achieved with Atlan in one day
Column-level Documentation
718 completed using agile sprints

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  • Techstyle is a fashion retailer with a portfolio of five brands that includes Fabletics, Savage X Fenty, JustFab, FabKids, and Shoedazzle, reaching 5.5 million customers and driving $750 million in annual revenue.
  • Employing a hub-and-spoke analytics model, Techstyle’s Data Platforms Team supports each brand with common technologies and engineering, integrations, architecture, and governance support.
  • Using Agile sprints, TechStyle quickly and successfully modernized their data stack, then adopted Atlan to significantly accelerate their data documentation and democratization initiative.
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