Gartner Research

Data Management Strategies Primer for 2018

Published: 08 January 2018

ID: G00344023

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali , Nick Heudecker


As organizations expand how they create and use data, data and analytics leaders must transform how they use, control and manage increasingly distributed data assets. Modern data management strategies must become expansive, flexible and outcome-focused.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can existing data management investments be modernized for strategic benefit?
    • How do we evolve organizational roles to support data management modernization?
    • How should we evaluate vendor offerings and technology directions?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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