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Survey Analysis: Data Management Struggles to Balance Innovation and Control

Published: 19 March 2020

ID: G00464215

Analyst(s): Melody Chien , Nick Heudecker


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.

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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