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Best-Practice Insights From Gartner's Business Intelligence and Analytics Summits in Sydney, London and Las Vegas, 2015

Published: 20 August 2015

ID: G00278955

Analyst(s): Daniel Yuen, Kurt Schlegel

Summary

One-to-one meetings and polls of attendees at three recent Gartner BI and Analytics Summits indicate that a lack of strategy and a shortage of analytics talent are the main challenges for analytics leaders facing new analytical requirements. We identify best practices for them to pursue.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use Cloud-Based Technologies to Make Small Investments in Advanced Analytics and Big Data With Narrowly Scoped Proofs of Concept, in Order to Mitigate Risk and Reduce Effort
  • Develop Your Staff's Skills in Various Ways, Including Internal Training and Internships
  • Build on Existing BI Programs — Don't Abandon or Segregate Them

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