Gartner Research

2016 Strategic Roadmap for Modernizing Your Data Warehouse Initiatives

Published: 05 October 2015

ID: G00279417

Analyst(s): Mark Beyer , Lakshmi Randall


Emerging data sources, trends and technologies challenge the effectiveness of data warehouses in supporting analysis and decision making. Use this Strategic Roadmap to accelerate the delivery of your data warehouse initiatives, and expand data management capabilities to meet new market demands.

Table Of Contents


  • Embrace Emerging Trends
  • Champion Emerging Information Management Roles
  • Exploit External and Emerging Data Sources
  • Preserve Privacy
  • Promote Data Stewardship
  • Employ Bimodal IT Practices
  • Evaluate Options-Based Strategies
  • Future State
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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  • Senior Leadership Roles
    • Chief Data Officer
    • Solution Architect
    • The Project Management Office
  • Architecture and Design Roles
    • Application Architect/Lead
    • Information Architect
    • Systems Architect
  • Data Management and Governance Roles
    • Information Administrator
    • Data Services Administrator
    • Data Modeling

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