Automation of business process and decades of M&A have left enterprises with thousands of data silos. As a result, they have become reliant on armies of analysts to create the management reports that executives demand to run their businesses, and these analysts typically spending the vast majority of their time scouring dozens of systems to get the information they need. In short, enterprises are drowning in data variety with barely a drop of information quench their thirst for insights.
How do executives simplify the IT landscape enough to make their analysts more productive? First, they must unify the data. In the video above, I go over how variety is the thorn in the sides of those new enterprise brokers attempting to get a handle on their data.