TechRepublic March 16, 2021
The pandemic forced D&A leaders to step up research and analysis to respond effectively to change and uncertainty, the firm says.
While much of the loudest buzz surrounding the impact of COVID-19 was focused on the dramatic shift from on premises to remote work, the pandemic further affected every aspect of the enterprise, which includes data and analytics technology. The uncertainty of what the tech industry would face forced D&A leadership to quickly find tools and processes—and put them in place—so they could identify key trends and prioritize to the company’s best advantage, said Rita Sallam, research vice president at Gartner, in the company’s recently released information.
Gartner has now identified 10 trends as “mission-critical investments that accelerate capabilities to anticipate,...