Gartner Research

Data and Analytics Programs Primer for 2017

Published: 13 January 2017

ID: G00318601

Analyst(s): Andrew White , Thomas Oestreich


The convergence of data and analytics is driving business value and changing decision-making processes enterprisewide. Data and analytics leaders need to exploit new opportunities therein and adapt their strategies for successful digital business transformation.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What is a data and analytics platform?
    • How can organizations create a data and analytics strategy that realizes measurable business outcomes?
    • How do you design and sustain effective and timely trust in data and analytics?
    • What best and next practices and programs should organizations adopt to win with digital business?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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