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China Summary Translation: For Future Business Agility, Embed the Impacts of Big Data Into Your Infrastructure Sourcing Strategy

Published: 20 January 2015

ID: G00273404

Analyst(s): Claudio Da Rold , Jimmie Chang, DD Mishra


Big data requires high-performance infrastructure assets and data governance, which impacts business agility and innovation. Sourcing managers must analyze, and bridge, the gaps in their sourcing strategy created by the increasing volume, variety and velocity of big data.

Table Of Contents



For Future Business Agility, Embed the Impacts of Big Data Into Your Infrastructure Sourcing Strategy

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Assess the Current State of Your Infrastructure Strategy to Address Big Data and Identify Key Impacts
  • Identify Big Data's Impact on Your Organization and Its Infrastructure
  • Analyze the Gap Between Your Current and Desired States for Managing Sourcing Related to Big Data
  • Update Your IT Sourcing Strategy to Address the Requirements of Big Data Processing

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