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DELOITTE REPORT DETAILS SCOPE OF DATA MODERNIZATION CHALLENGE
A report published this week by Deloitte suggests that while there are a lot of data modernization efforts underway most of those efforts are occurring on an ad hoc basis rather than as part of a strategic initiative.One-third (34%) of the 504 IT professionals working at companies with more than $500 million in annual revenues surveyed by Deloitte claim to have fully modernized a data platform, while another 50% say they have a project underway. However, only half (48%) of respondents say they have a specific initiative in place. The survey makes it clear many organizations are still approaching data modernization as a tactical project rather than as a strategic initiative, says David Linthicum, chief cloud strategy officer for Deloitte.The challenge organizations will encounter long term is as the number of database platforms continues to expand,the overall IT environment becomes difficult to manage, says Linthicum. Most organizations would be well advised to adopt a more strategic approach that over the next five to ten years will reduce that complexity, says Linthicum. READ MORE