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Pat Kearns

Pat Kearns

Senior Analytics Engineer @ dbt Labs

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On the Importance of Naming: Model Naming Conventions (Part 1)

Naming our models is one of the hardest and most important tasks of the analytics engineer. This post walks through the reasons that we should focus on naming as a key part of the process of building data models.

Stakeholder-friendly model names: model naming conventions that give context

Your model names are usually made by engineers, for engineers. While that's great for maintainability, your end users won't have the same context into those model names as you do.