A theme that emerged from this year’s Gartner Data & Analytics Summit is that the future of data governance is evolving from a centralized compliance-focused strategy to one where decision-making is being democratized across the organization. According to Gartner, by 2020, 50 percent of information governance initiatives will be enacted with policies based on metadata […]
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At this year’s Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, one of the big takeaways is that the world of data and analytics will have an even bigger impact on our society over the next 20 years than the Internet has had in the last 20. According to Gartner analysts, analytics is shifting from being ‘in the business’ to being ‘the business’ itself. They envision a future of analytics abundance in which data insights are applied to every process and decision across every field.
ERP environments are increasingly fragmented. This reality adds complexity (and urgency) to existing demands for taking the pulse of a business in real-time. The result? A bottleneck that can slow decision making. For the most part, as companies search for a solution to real-time reporting, they land on the very thing that increases complexity
The adage, ‘you get out of something what you put into it’ is topmost in my mind when it comes to how enterprises use data. If you trust the data that goes into your systems that feed critical business decisions, power to you! It’s our experience, however, that enterprises distrust the data that’s feeding their […]
A common maxim in the business world goes: If a problem is found in the design phase, it may cost $1 to fix, but if it is found once the product is released and in the hands of customers, it may cost $100 – or much, much more – to fix.