“Businesses are becoming data-driven organizations, and companies that master how to apply their data are creating the most wealth.”

“Five of the top 10 Fortune 500 companies are platform firms. I believe the market for data management and data analytics will explode.  The Everest Group assessment is that the global market for data and data analytics will be $135 billion by 2025. Furthermore, data management and data analytics will be one of the most important services and at a top function leading to the success of next-generation companies.”

“Recognizing that data is no longer a byproduct but, rather, the product and how they operate, companies are scrambling internally with how to come to grips with data implications and platform thinking. One of the problems companies face is an acute talent shortage of data management and analytics skills.”

Quote by Peter Bendor-Samuel, CEO of Everest Group.

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