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GARTNER REPORT

5 Pitfalls to Avoid

JULY 2018 REPORT

5 Pitfalls to Avoid

When Designing an Effective Data and Analytics Organization

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Organizational leaders across the globe are seeking to take their data and analytics initiatives to the next level, but this doesn’t come without friction. Everything from figuring out the correct personnel hires to getting cultural buy-in from current employees on changing data practices can produce resistance. What are some of the pain points to be aware of and how they be overcome or even avoided?

In this report, Gartner identifies the five most common problems CDOs see in their mission to effectively leverage data and analytics, and offer strategic guidance to tackle each one.

This report covers:

  • Key pieces of advice to navigate the murky waters of elevating an organization’s data and analytics maturity

  • The dos and don’ts of ingraining data-driven solutions into the DNA of an organization’s problem-solving and business culture

  • Recommendations to get an organization speaking “data as a second language” using cross-functional teams, practical training, and experimentation

Organizational leaders across the globe are seeking to take their data and analytics initiatives to the next level, but this doesn’t come without friction. Everything from figuring out the correct personnel hires to getting cultural buy-in from current employees on changing data practices can produce resistance. What are some of the pain points to be aware of and how they be overcome or even avoided?

In this report, Gartner identifies the five most common problems CDOs see in their mission to effectively leverage data and analytics, and offer strategic guidance to tackle each one.

Gartner [5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Designing an Effective Data and Analytics Organization], [Jorgen Heizenberg, Alan D. Duncan], [July 31 2018]. Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally, and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

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ThoughtSpot makes it easy for anyone to get answers from their company data in seconds. Simply search to analyze your data and get automated insights with a single click. Learn more

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Answers both known and unknown questions

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Scalable and secure for the world largest companies

Gartner [5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Designing an Effective Data and Analytics Organization], [Jorgen Heizenberg, Alan D. Duncan], [July 31 2018]. Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally, and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

When Designing an Effective
Data and Analytics Organization