Gartner Research

Survey Analysis: Traditional Approaches Dominate Data and Analytics Initiatives

Published: 13 October 2017

ID: G00336036

Analyst(s): Nick Heudecker , Jim Hare


Years of investment in data and analytics have paid off for many organizations, but traditional approaches and methods still dominate. Data and analytics leaders should use this report to identify and advance their programs, relative to their peers.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Big Data Versus Data and Analytics
  • Organizations Report a Moderate Level of Data and Analytics Maturity
  • Traditional Data Types Dominate Analytics
  • Organizational Challenges Are Becoming Blockers for Data and Analytics Initiatives
  • On-Premises Remains the Primary Deployment Environment
  • Enterprise Reporting and Dashboards Remain Most Critical to Enterprises
  • Future Intentions for Data and Analytics Automation
  • Methodology
    • Respondents' Profile Charts

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