Big Data Survey Researches How Data Driven Organizations Truly Are

For the third consecutive year, trade show Big Data Expo and the data consultants of GoDataDriven, together with various media partners, conduct a large-scale survey to research how organizations leverage data. Besides insight in the trends in the field of data, technology, and the data driven organization, Big Data Survey also researches if organizations are ready for the GDPR legislation which will take effect in 2018. Participants receive the extensive research report free of charge.

Are Organizations Able to Extract Value from Data?

Big Data Survey researches the use of Big Data within organizations across various countries. One of last year’s conclusions was that, despite budget being available for projects, the expectation towards the value of data were less hyped than the year before. Predominantly this was because organizations concluded that success with data does not come by itself. Instead, it is a matter of experimenting and learning.Big Data Survey aims at answering the question if organizations have been able to successfully introduce a data driven approach.

The Knowledge Impairment

Building up a data science team was one of 2016’s challenges. The demand for talented data scientists is larger than ever. Organizations had the choice of building up a team themselves, and/or insource capacity. Big Data Survey researches if the organizations that rated their own level of knowledge as insufficient, have been able to invest in training and/or attracting talented team members. Is it still mostly large enterprises that work with external consultants?

Are organizations Fully Prepared for the Impact of GDPR?

The research not only focuses on data and technology this year, but also researches if organizations are familiar with GDPR and are fully prepared for the new legislation.

By comparing this year’s results with the past years, trends and developments will surface. In turn, this will allow organizations to adapt to the trends and developments that impact their business. The survey is open for participation to all professionals via

Report and Prizes

Participants that leave their details receive the extensive survey report free of charge. On top of this, participants are eligible to win great prizes, including an Apple Watch, Moleskine Notebooks, VIP-tickets to Big Data Expo and gift cards.

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