Gartner Research

Create a Centralized and Decentralized Organizational Model for Analytics

Published: 15 May 2018

ID: G00340483

Analyst(s): Frank Buytendijk , Kurt Schlegel


The optimal organizational model requires a centralized team working in collaboration with a finite number of decentralized teams. It's a simple enough idea, but there are numerous permutations that data and analytics leaders must choose from to find the ideal balance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Top-Down (the Franchise Approach)
  • Divide and Conquer
  • Bottom-Up
  • Empower Local Analytic Teams
  • Communicate Jurisdiction

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