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How to Establish a Data-Driven Culture in the Digital Workplace

Published: 09 June 2015

ID: G00275916

Analyst(s): Frank Buytendijk , Alan D. Duncan


Growing digital literacy and access to analytic tools is fostering a data-driven culture. This note identifies the baseline characteristics of a data-driven culture and advises business executives and analytics leaders on how to embed data and analytics within the digital workplace.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Recognize Data-Driven Culture Characteristics and Identify Opportunities to Introduce Behaviors
  • Encourage a Data-Driven Culture Through Incorporating Mindful Information Management Practices
  • Acknowledge Potential Limitations of a Data-Driven Culture and Establish Suitable Mitigation Strategies

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