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Other Voices: Survey illustrates Big Data management challenges, firms appoint 'Chief Data Officers’

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

This article was authored by Alessandro Ferrari, who heads up global marketing outreach for RIMES, which serves the growing data requirements of the buy-side.

Many information technology professionals have been encountering Big Data management challenges at a time when a wide range of projects of this particular type are taking place, according to the results of a recent industry survey.

A poll conducted by technology services provider TEKsystems revealed that the majority of IT professionals expressed a need for updated infrastructure, according to Enterprise Efficiency.

Fractured systems cause data management challenges Of the 3,500 participants who took part in the survey, 53 percent of IT professionals revealed that the data demands they now face have become more complex as a result of key information being dispersed across multiple systems, the news source reported. It is interesting to note that a higher fraction of tech leaders - or 66 percent - expressed such difficulties.

End users navigate regulations In addition, the individuals working with these technologies could potentially have their existing diffic......................

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