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Data Engineering Is Critical to Driving Data and Analytics Success

Published: 04 October 2018

ID: G00372988

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali, Ehtisham Zaidi , Nick Heudecker


Providing the right data to the right people at the right time is a constant challenge. Data engineers are emerging as a crucial role in addressing this challenge. Data and analytics leaders must therefore develop a data engineering discipline as part of their data management strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Make Data Engineering a Core Data Management Discipline
  • Hire and Train Data Engineers That Demonstrate Soft Skills as Well as the Technical Skills Required to Build Data Pipelines
  • Find Data Engineers by Looking Within Your Own Organization First or Hiring a Recent Graduate

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