Overcoming the reality gap of big data

The ability to access and analyze data is the critical foundational element for competing in new and old industries alike. Yet, a recent survey of IT executives finds that most are still struggling— and frustrated—with widely used data analytics tools.

Survey findings:

Ease of use is top requirement

For data users, far too much time is spent waiting to get access to the data.

Conventional data warehouses were architected for static, predictable workloads, but organizations today are trying to accommodate dynamically changing data and the growing desire for more analytics-based applications and processes.