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Pivot your data strategy and architecture to unleash business transformation

Pivot your data strategy and architecture to unleash business transformation

Enterprise architects who drive data management strategy must contend with new data source platforms and complex consumption and analysis scenarios. Current data management systems were built as monoliths of command and control, creating a rigid environment ill equipped to support today’s business and customer needs for information and insight. Meeting today’s dynamic data requirements goes beyond technology that focuses on operational capture, decision-support-oriented consumption, and data governance. Enterprise architects need to take into account a wider array of data sources and establish a performance measurement plan that tracks innovation and transformation metrics, not just cost reduction. Are you ready? This report outlines the key factors to consider when assessing the state of your data strategy and architecture. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.