Gartner Research

Organizing for Effective Data Management in Digital Business

Published: 28 October 2016

ID: G00315253

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali

Summary

Data management activities are now performed more widely and are no longer the concern of technical experts alone. To succeed in their role, data and analytics leaders must proactively work with the new citizen roles in order to address agility requirements without giving up governance.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The emergence of new roles demanding greater data management autonomy is affecting traditional IT-based data management roles and requires new solutions of data and analytics leaders
  • As new citizen roles complement the more traditional roles, so data and analytics leaders need to reassess/reallocate the responsibility and accountability for data management activities
  • Despite the organizationwide spread of data management roles, data and analytics leaders must continue to look to the core architect roles that are crucial in guiding data management activities

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