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Beyond the Gathering Storm: Governing Data and Analytics in the Cloud

Published: 08 February 2018

ID: G00345516

Analyst(s): Michael Moran , Guido De Simoni , Bill O'Kane

Summary

The rapid embrace of cloud-based applications and data sources often ignores how seriously they can undermine data and analytics consistency and trust. Data and analytics leaders must reinforce governance to preserve trust in these assets, otherwise cloud investments will fail.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The Ungoverned Cloud Creates Business Data That Is Impossible to Trust
  • Sourcing Data Beyond the Firewall Demands a New Governance Model
  • Cloud Data and Analytics Sources Greatly Complicate Data Integration

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