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From Data to Impact: Ready or Not

 

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This white paper is based on IDC research and a dedicated IDC data-driven survey on EMEA organizations. 
It informs EMEA companies about the importance of becoming data driven, the core dimensions of data-driven success, why these dimensions are important, and the benefits of mastering each of these dimensions.
It outlines the data-driven maturity of your peers across EMEA and gives actionable advice on how you can master the dimensions and become data driven

About the analyst

Archana Venkatraman

Associate Research Director, Cloud Data Management, IDC Europe

Archana Venkatraman’s primary research coverage is cloud data management. She covers multiple topics including data protection, edge to cloud data trends, application and data availability, compliance, data integration, intelligent data management, DataOps, data quality, and multicloud priorities.

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IDC’s EMEA Data-Driven Intelligence Enterprise Survey, 2021, surveyed and classified companies’ maturity in data-driven intelligence across three core dimensions: 

  • Data strategy 
  • Data for business 
  • Data foundation

IDC applied a dedicated IDC Maturity Framework to classify the 700 enterprises surveyed into three groups reflecting their level of maturity:

  • Data Beginners 
  • Data Explorers 
  • Data Thrivers

Whether you’re a CxO working on data strategy, a business manager specializing in translating data into insights to accelerate your business, or a cloud expert on data platforms and foundations, these findings will help you self-assess the state of your organization, get inspired, and take action. 

Read the full white paper below for deeper analysis, and complete the 10-question assessment to discover who you are: Data Beginner, Explorer, or Thriver? 

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