Breaking encapsulation has led to a decade of problems for data teams. But is the solution just to tell data teams to use APIs instead of extracting data from databases? The answer is no. Breaking encapsulation was never the goal, only a symptom of data and software teams not working together.
Perhaps the largest challenge for modern data teams is gaining and retaining trust. The challenge of Big Data has come and gone, now we face the challenge of Untrustworthy Data, which will be one of the core focal points of the data space in 2023 and beyond.