Gartner Research

Use Kanban to Manage Big Data Development

Published: 10 August 2012

ID: G00234111

Analyst(s): Nathan Wilson


Big data analytics requires programming and program management expertise. Massively parallel, unstructured storage solutions like Hadoop, as well as NoSQL stores like MongoDB and CouchDB, require coded queries. Use kanban to manage and track these rapidly changing, short programming tasks.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand How Big Data Changes Analytics Research
    • The Research Process
    • The Impact on IT
  • Agile May Come to the Rescue
    • Problems With Scrum/Extreme Programming (XP) and Analytics Research
  • Use Kanban for Dynamic Independent Tasks That Continually Change Priority
    • A Typical Kanban Board for Analytics Research

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