Beginning Your Big Data & Analytics Adoption Journey


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Beginning Your Big Data & Analytics Adoption Journey

  1. 1. Beginning your Big Data & Analytics adoption journey. Brought to you by By IBM, for midsize businesses
  2. 2. Big Data & Analytics doesn’t always mean big data sets. For midsize businesses, it can simply mean “more data than you’re used to.” So no matter your size, beginning your big data and analytics adoption journey is vital to the success of your company—and it’s easier than you think. Discover the four stages now. Big Data & Analytics for the midmarket. Brought to you by
  3. 3. The first stage of the adoption journey starts with building a base of knowledge to create an understanding of the opportunities and potential benefits of big data and analytics to the organization. Educate Brought to you by
  4. 4. Educate Key Actions: Brought to you by Identify the desired business outcomes Begin the discussion in your organization Determine the appropriate stakeholders Create a list of questions and discussion points
  5. 5. In this stage, the organization determines a quantifiable business case, aligned with the company’s business objectives, that takes into consideration existing data, the technology foundation, and the organization’s analytics skills and capabilities. Brought to you by Explore
  6. 6. Explore Brought to you by Key Actions: Design a blueprint to secure executive sponsorship Build a solid technology foundation Create a business case that focuses on fostering new revenue, increasing efficiency and mitigating risk Assess and identify your analytics skills and needs to get the most from your data
  7. 7. In this third stage, to prove the value of big data and analytics to the organization, many companies undertake proof-of-concept initiatives to validate requirements and quantify expected returns. Brought to you by Engage
  8. 8. Establish a step-by-step roadmap aligned with business goals Create and define a funding process that prioritizes future projects Determine defined connections between outcomes and outlined activity Use quantifiable results to transition from executive strategy to LOB action Brought to you by Engage Key Actions:
  9. 9. Organizations in this stage, the most sophisticated of big data and analytics adoption, are fully leveraging big data to change the way they do business. And analytics is already informing the decision making within the enterprise. Brought to you by Execute
  10. 10. Get insights through dashboards, reports and analysis Use statistical analytics, data and text mining, and predictive modeling to reveal patterns Utilize forecasting to create dynamic and efficient planning cycles Gain a context-relevant view of business through discovery and exploration Brought to you by Execute Key Actions:
  11. 11. Get the full story on the Big Data Analytics journey. Download the full eBook, Getting started with Big Data Analytics: What you need to know. Brought to you by Download now