Best Practice Report

Best Practices For Engaging Data Service Providers

Forrester's Q3 2013 Data Management Services Survey Shows A Complex Landscape

February 6th, 2014
Gene Leganza
Charles Green
With contributors:
Leslie Owens , Holger Kisker, Ph.D. , Emily Jedinak


As organizations prioritize the use of internal and external data, Forrester is seeing a surge of interest in improving data capabilities. But expanding or accelerating data capabilities requires a skilled staff, and data specialists have always been a scarce resource. Organizations are turning to third-party service providers to fill the supply gap. This report highlights information from a survey of 135 data management professionals to provide insight on how organizations are using service providers to help with their data management initiatives.

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