Biztech Jan 5, 2013
HP has disclosed research that shows more than half of all respondents feel that gaining insight and effectively managing Big Data is strategic to their organisations.
According to a study from Coleman Parkes Research, commissioned by HP, 62 percent of private organisations in Asia Pacific and Japan indicated that an effective information optimisation strategy would provide them with a competitive advantage. Fifty-six percent of public sector respondents indicated that an effective information optimisation strategy would allow them to better serve citizens. Additionally, 60 percent of respondents regard the skills of a chief data officer as imperative to bridge the chasm between Big Data and driving enterprise insight.
However, while executives understand the importance of gaining command over the variety, velocity and volume of information, they regard their organisations as unable to address the associated challenges:
In a world where information is everywhere, enterprises are beginning to understand that deriving actionable insights from all types of data is the key to driving success. In the next three years, more than 80 percent of organisations plan to incorporate unstructured data into their enterprise insights, processes and strategy.
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