Gartner Research

Best Practices: Use Pain Points to Start Your Data Life Cycle Management Modernization Plan

Published: 24 February 2010

ID: G00174416

Analyst(s): Sheila Childs, Dave Russell


Many enterprises want to modernize their data life cycle management plan but don't know where to start. Gartner encourages them to use an approach that identifies priority areas and implement pilot programs that apply appropriate solutions.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • First Steps
  • Paint Points and Data Life Cycle Management Scenarios
    • Compliance and E-Discovery Are the Problems
    • Cost Containment Is the Issue
  • Clients' Additional Major Concerns
    • "We Have Retention Management Concerns"
    • "We Need Better Leverage of Existing Data"
    • "We Want to Improve Service Levels"
  • How to Ensure Project Success
    • During the First Six Months of Your Modernization Effort
    • During the Next 12 to 18 Months

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