It's the oft overlooked aspect of Big Data - data governance.
That's the conclusion of the new survey of 454 organizations, which collectively revealed that while 82% have external regulatory requirements, fully 44% did not have a "defined data governance policy."
However, 50% responded that they will take some sort of data governance action within the next 12 months. As such, data governance has emerged as a mainstream issue. The two key elements of data governance are backup and recovery. In the survey, 75% said they are not happy with their backup solutions.
I think you also have to measure the IT skills gap against what's happening in the rest of world. Are there some countries with plentiful Big Data skills? Or are all nations playing catch up? One country in particular I'd want to examine is India where the IT services is a giant industry.
Introducing and implementing an enterprise BYOD policy requires a thorough examination of several different factors, from allowed devices to supported user conveniences. Even with more mobile devices in the workplace, printed materials are still used across the enterprise, with an increasing number of these pages originating from mobile devices. According to IDC*, the “total U.S.
Take a look at about any office and there’s no question that that the number of mobile devices and cloud services used by employees have multiplied in recent years. The rapid expansion in the use of mobile devices is both a productivity boon and a complexity challenge --- especially when some products or services don’t work well with others.
By 2014, Gartner projects approximately 80 percent of professionals will use at least two personal devices to access corporate systems and data. It is no longer an option for enterprises to deny employees the use of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices for business use.
The amount of data being used and created in business today is prolific creating big challenges for business of all sizes. This challenge is compounded in environments where both paper-based and electronic workflows are prevalent.