Gartner Research

How to Deliver Data Discovery Projects

Published: 02 March 2015

ID: G00270537

Analyst(s): Joao Tapadinhas , Alan D. Duncan


Business intelligence and analytics leaders want to derive maximum business value from investing in data discovery solutions. We outline the key process steps they should adopt when undertaking data discovery projects.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt Key Data Discovery Principles to Guide Implementations
  • Establish Formal Data Discovery Methods to Maximize Business Value and Optimize Time-to-Value
    • "Initiate" Theme
    • "Prototype" Theme
    • "Refine" Theme
    • "Deploy" Theme
  • Consider Ongoing Management, Service Operations and the Governance of Data Discovery

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