Gartner Research

Drive Analytics Innovation by Using a Bimodal Approach

Published: 07 September 2017

ID: G00331998

Analyst(s): Melody Chien , Nigel Shen


Data and analytics leaders must balance the application of emerging technologies for analytics innovation and advanced data exploration with the fulfillment of conventional reporting needs. By taking a bimodal approach, they can speed up analytics innovation and increase its business impact.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate Enterprise Readiness for Adopting Bimodal Analytics
  • Create Separate Working Environments for Mode 1 and Mode 2 Analytics
  • Launch Mode 2 Analytics Projects to Quickly Build Advanced Analytics Capabilities for Innovation
  • Define a Change Management Processes That Aligns With Business and IT Stakeholders' Requirements and Expectations Before Deploying Innovation Projects
  • Ensure a Smooth Deployment for Handoffs

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