The 6 Biggest Trends
in Analytics in 2020

And what to do about them

6 Biggest Trends in Analytics 2020

The world of analytics is changing faster than ever before, with no signs of slowing down in 2020. But which trends will live up to the hype and which will fall flat? And more importantly, what do data leaders need to do in order to adapt their organizations to these changes and thrive in the year ahead?

Read this guide from ThoughtSpot Chief Data Strategy Officer Cindi Howson to learn the six most critical trends reshaping analytics in 2020, such as:

  • The Regulatory Future of AI. Will the public or private sector lead the charge in regulating the use of artificial intelligence?
  • The Role of CDOs. With data becoming the key differentiator for enterprises, how will the role of Chief Data Officers evolve in 2020?
  • Culture is King. How can business and data leaders deliver the cultural change necessary for true transformation?

About the author:

Cindi Howson

Chief Data Strategy Officer, ThoughtSpot


Cindi is an analytics and BI expert with 20-plus years’ experience and a flair for bridging business needs with technology. Cindi was previously a Gartner Vice President in data and analytics, lead author of the Analytics and BI Magic Quadrant, data and analytics maturity model, as well as research in data and AI for good, NLP/BI Search, and augmented analytics. Prior to this, she was founder of BI Scorecard, a resource for in-depth product reviews based on exclusive hands-on testing, contributor to Information Week, and the author of several books including: Successful Business Intelligence: Unlock the Value of BI & Big Data and SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference.