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How to Turn Data and Analytic Scarcity Into Abundance — Gartner Keynote Insights

Published: 30 August 2017

ID: G00325553

Analyst(s): Kurt Schlegel , Rita Sallam , Debra Logan , Ted Friedman


The opening keynote of Gartner's 2017 Data & Analytics Summit examined a key historical pattern — making a scarce technology inexpensive to deploy and easy to use drives abundant adoption. Data and analytics leaders must learn how to apply this pattern to their own programs.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Rethinking Data and Analytics Leadership
    • Create the Role of Chief Data Officer
    • Turn Data Consumers Into Producers
    • Create a Decision-Making Culture
  • Modernize Your Technology for Data and Analytics Growth and Agility
    • Use the Cloud to Create a Flexible, Agile Infrastructure
    • Deep Learning
    • Software Bots
    • Augmented Data Discovery
  • Correlate Data and Analytics Performance With Business Processes to Maximize Its Business Contribution
    • Leverage Data Governance as a Business Enabler
    • Apply Analytics to Improve Business Models
    • Change Traditional Analog Into Digital Experiences

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