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The Challenges of Gaining Useful Insight into Data

  • The Challenges of Gaining Useful Insight into Data-

    Data Visualization

    Business stakeholders are seeking easier ways to review and take action on their data, and for many, spreadsheets are doing that job adequately, but it seems that a significant percentage are looking for a more intuitive interface. More than 40 percent of respondents say they would prefer a more visually appealing interface from which to conduct their analysis. Based on the speed of modern business and the amount of data continually being generated, the need for meaningful and speedy insight seems likely to increase.

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The Challenges of Gaining Useful Insight into Data

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    Data Visualization

    Business stakeholders are seeking easier ways to review and take action on their data, and for many, spreadsheets are doing that job adequately, but it seems that a significant percentage are looking for a more intuitive interface. More than 40 percent of respondents say they would prefer a more visually appealing interface from which to conduct their analysis. Based on the speed of modern business and the amount of data continually being generated, the need for meaningful and speedy insight seems likely to increase.

Data is growing at an exponential rate and has been for quite some time. While most IT and business professionals would agree that accessing and managing unstructured data would provide great benefit to an organization, actually extracting useful insights can be a daunting task.

Sonian, a pioneer in cloud-based archiving, recently conducted a survey of IT professionals across a wide range of industries to gather intelligence on data management and, more specifically, the challenges around gaining useful or actionable insight from the ever-growing volume of business data. The following slides provide a glimpse into how executives are thinking about their data, or should be.