Big Data Emerges as Leading Game Changer
59% of CIOs and other tech leaders say big data plays an extremely important role in their organization.
79% say organizations which do not embrace big data will lose their competitive position—and possibly go out of business.
89% say big data will revolutionize the way their company does business, much like the Internet did in the 1990s.
The transformation of customer relationships: 63%, The redefining of product development: 58%, The overhauling of an organization’s operations: 56%
83% say they use big data to give their organization a competitive edge.
Security: 51%, Budget: 47%, Lack of talent to implement it: 41%, Lack of talent to run data analytics on a regular basis: 37%, Integration with existing systems: 35%
Internal tech training: 54%, Vendor-based workshops: 50%, Independent research: 49%
91% of CIOs and other tech leaders expect to increase their data science expertise within the next year.
57% of CIOs and other tech leaders hire external consultants for big data installations, and 45% indicate that they have used contract employees.