While much of the loudest buzz surrounding the impact of COVID-19 was focused on the dramatic shift from on premises to remote work, the pandemic further affected every aspect of the enterprise, which includes data and analytics technology. The uncertainty of what the tech industry would face forced D&A leadership to quickly find tools and processes—and put them in place—so they could identify key trends and prioritize to the company's best advantage, said Rita Sallam, research vice president at Gartner, in the company's recently released information.
Trend 1: Smarter, responsible, scalable AI
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are key factors. Businesses must apply new techniques for smarter, less data-hungry, ethically responsible and more resilient AI solutions. When smarter, more responsible, scalable AI is applied, organizations will be able to "leverage learning algorithms and interpretable systems into shorter time to value and higher business impact," Gartner's report said. Full Article