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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Designing an Effective Data and Analytics Organization

Published: 31 July 2018

ID: G00367016

Analyst(s): Jorgen Heizenberg , Alan D. Duncan


To deliver real business outcomes from data-driven programs, an effective data and analytics organization is required. But what are the main design challenges of the data and analytics organizational model and what do data and analytics leaders need to do to overcome them?

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Pitfall 1: Low Data and Analytics Maturity
    • How to Overcome a Low Level of Data and Analytics Maturity
  • Pitfall 2: Difficulties Influencing Cultural Change
    • How to Overcome the Difficulties
  • Pitfall 3: Shortage of Data and Analytics Skills
    • How to Overcome the Shortage of Data and Analytics Skills
  • Pitfall 4: Unclear Business Value
    • How to Overcome Unclear Business Value
  • Pitfall 5: Lack of Data Literacy
    • How to Overcome a Lack of Data Literacy

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