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China Summary Translation: 'Applying Gartner's Pace Layer Model to Business Analytics'

Published: 13 April 2018

ID: G00349293

Analyst(s): Melody Chien


Organizations have increasingly invested in BI and analytics applications to support various initiatives and accelerate digital transformation. Data and analytics leaders should use the pace layer model to develop their business analytics strategy as applications grow in quantity and complexity.

Table Of Contents



Applying Gartner's Pace Layer Model to Business Analytics

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Build Understanding of the Pace Layer Model and Establish a Common Knowledge and Guidance With Business Unit Leaders
    • Guidance for Systems of Record
    • Guidance for Systems of Differentiation
    • Guidance for Systems of Innovation
  • Segment Business Analytics Applications to the Right Pace Layer
    • Midsize Company at Level 2 (Opportunistic) Maturity Level
    • Large Enterprise at Level 3 (Standards) Maturity Level
  • Create a Pace Layer Application Landscape for Business Analytics Applications With a Three-Tiered Modern BI Platform Model
  • Combine Pace Layer Approach and Bimodal Together to Drive Analytics Innovation

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