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Survey Analysis: Data Management Struggles to Balance Innovation and Control


Organizations want to make decisions faster and with more confidence. Pressure is on data and analytics leaders to support these decisions with high quality data, governed across a range of users, use cases, architectures and deployment options.

Published: 19 March 2020

ID: G00464215

Analyst(s): Melody Chien Nick Heudecker

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Only 22% of Data Management Teams’ Time Is Spent on Innovation
  • Data Governance and Data Quality Is the Most Important Initiative for Data Management Strategies
  • There Is an Increase in the Amount of Business Roles That Support Data Management Activities
  • As Data and Applications Move to the Cloud, Data Management Activities Follow
  • Methodology

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