Trends Report

Evolve Data And Analytics Roles And Skills For The Adaptive Enterprise

August 2nd, 2021
Cinny Little
With contributors:
Srividya Sridharan , Michele Goetz , Gene Leganza , Aldila Yunus


Insights-driven businesses (IDBs) must continuously build and improve on five competencies: strategy, people, process, data, and technology. Weaknesses and gaps in any one of the competencies — including the people part of the equation — will decrease the chances for success of the entire IDB approach. Roles must live at the intersection of lines of business, IT, and data/analytics organizations and include the new emerging personas and skills. This report for technology executives recommends new and emerging roles, responsibilities, and skills that are critical to improving the overall success and adaptiveness of insights-driven efforts as companies strive to become future fit.

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