Gartner Research

Information 2020: Beyond Big Data

Published: 12 March 2014

ID: G00261907

Analyst(s): Douglas Laney , Frank Buytendijk


This analysis covers how employees, citizens and consumers feel about data changes and how organizations manage information. Information leaders can use this collection of research to take advantage of a new sentiment toward information management to deliver consumer value and competitive advantage.

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Research Highlights

  • Conflict: View Diverging Approaches as Complimentary
  • Excitement: Consider Multiple Dimensions and Sources of Big Data
  • Fear: Consider Privacy and Ethical Issues Around the Use of Data

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