Gartner Research

Democratizing Data Science

Published: 11 April 2019

ID: G00391598

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from fifteen members regarding their strategies and programs for democratizing data science within their organizations. We begin this summary by examining members' efforts in promoting the democratization of data science and the challenges they have encountered in these efforts. Next, we discuss several programs, strategies, and technologies that members are using to introduce data science to the larger employee population and their approaches for rolling out these programs. We then evaluate challenges that members face during the implementation of data science programs within their organizations. We close this summary by reviewing members' key learnings, including programs and strategies that are effective or ineffective in democratizing data science.

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