Gartner Research

Survey Analysis: Information Infrastructure Needs to Balance Cost Optimization and Analytics

Published: 27 March 2017

ID: G00322844

Analyst(s): Alan Dayley , Roxane Edjlali


Gartner's 2016 survey on information infrastructure modernization shows that organizations need to balance analytics with reducing costs through operational efficiency. As a result, data and analytics leaders must focus on bimodal approaches, cloud deployments and managing data as an asset.

Table Of Contents

Data Insights

  • Analytics and Cost Reduction and Operational Efficiency Are the Two Most Important Drivers of Information Infrastructure Modernization
  • Organizations Are Adopting a Bimodal Approach to Information Infrastructure Modernization but Need to Further Strategize and Formalize the Difference Between Mode 2 and Mode 1
  • Cloud Solutions Play a Growing Role in Information Infrastructure Modernization Efforts, Supporting the Flexibility and Agility Required for Digital Transformation
  • Upcoming Investments in Information Infrastructure Modernization Technology Are Focused on Supporting Data as an Asset and Enabling Greater Flexibility
  • Methodology

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