Published: 18 May 2012
Analyst(s): Svetlana Sicular
Gartner conducted field research of 22 companies across various industries to learn about their results with big data projects. Organizations that achieved initial success focused on big data analytics and had skilled analysis groups with business and technical expertise. Although big data technologies are maturing, an acute need for skills to analyze big data will remain because of rapidly expanding big data adoption. This document gives recommendations on a realistic strategy for big data analytics that relies on building and sustaining multidisciplinary teams with capabilities necessary to compensate technology deficiencies and solve complex business problems.
Summary of Findings
The Gartner Approach
The Guidance Framework
Risks and Pitfalls
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