How dbt Created Analytics Engineering
Learn how a little known consultancy created dbt and created an entirely new category in the data world.
November 17, 2023
A few years ago the term analytics engineering didn't even exist. Fast forward to 2023 and suddenly it's on every job posting. Most people don't know this but dbt wasn't always synonymous with the modern data stack. Learn how Fishtown Analytics created a new category and one of the most successful open-source data products of all time.
- The rise of analytics engineering
- The need for data transformation
- How Fishtown Analytics became dbt
- What is dbt?
- Why has dbt been so successful