4 data analytics trends that will dominate 2020

Modernizing data management, democratization of analytics, and the need to establish trust will be of critical importance this year, as data strategy becomes a key digital business enabler.

4 data analytics trends that will dominate 2018
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Data analytics is a domain in constant motion. With organizations continuing to invest heavily in analytics to support digital transformations, keeping on top of the latest trends is essential to ensuring your organization is adopting the analytics strategies and tactics required for success in the years ahead.

According to IDG's State of the CIO 2020 report, 37 percent of IT leaders say that data/business analytics will drive the most IT investment at their organization this year. That's more than any other initiative, including security/risk management, which came in second, cited as the top IT investment by 34 percent of respondents. Moreover, IT is the most likely department to be responsible for meeting data and analytics needs, regardless of industry or company size, according to the report.

As IT leaders focus attention on data analytics in 2020, they should keep the following four closely related trends top-of-mind.

Data strategy is business strategy

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