About the White Paper
Most organizations experience data bottlenecks that prevent the free flow of information to business users. Without ready access to data, business users can’t make fact-based decisions or respond quickly to problems and opportunities. Data bottlenecks are a major obstacle for organizations that want to increase agility and embrace fact-based decision making.
Most data leaders have launched self-service strategies to help eliminate data bottlenecks. But giving business users access to powerful self-service tools is only part of the answer. It’s also imperative to improve collaboration within a data supply chain so business users, data analysts, and data engineers can work efficiently to find answers to business questions
About the Author
Wayne W. Eckerson has been an international thought leader in the data and analytics field since the early 1990s. He is a noted speaker, sought-after consultant, and widely read author. Eckerson has conducted groundbreaking research studies, chaired numerous conferences, and consulted with organizations around the world during his 25 years in the field.
Eckerson has also written two books: The Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders (2012) and Performance
Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business (2005/2010). He has degrees from Williams College and Wesleyan University.