Who’s Mining the Data?

Who’s Mining the Data?

Who’s Mining the Data?Who’s Mining the Data?

As organizations struggle to manage growing silos of information, data blending provides analysts with a more streamlined way to collect and analyze this data.

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88% of survey respondents said data analytics is important to their organization’s decisions and/or processes, with 31% describing analytics as “extremely important.”

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More than three out of five said business managers are at least somewhat dependent on their IT managers, data scientists, data managers and other analytics pros.

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40% said they’re only “moderately” satisfied with these IT pros’ efforts. Less than 2% said they’re “extremely” satisfied.

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64% use at least five data sources for operational decision-making, and 31% use 10 or more.

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77% expect the number of data sources to increase over the next two years, and 29% expect the number of sources to increase “substantially.”

Top Data Tools: Digital RelicTop Data Tools: Digital Relic

92% said their organization still uses spreadsheets (like Excel) for data analysis.

Top Data Tools: DIYTop Data Tools: DIY

52% use analytics tools developed in-house.

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49% use tools from third parties.

Top Data Tools: Customer ProfileTop Data Tools: Customer Profile

43% use consumer databases.

Top Data Tools: Search PartyTop Data Tools: Search Party

37% use low-level SQL queries

Top Data Tools: Off-PremiseTop Data Tools: Off-Premise

30% use cloud-based analytics tools.

CIO Insight Staff
CIO Insight Staff
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