Are Data Lakes Too Hard for Business Users?

Eckerson Report

Data lakes have been popular for technical use cases like archival storage, ETL offload, and machine learning analytics. But with the wealth of analytic insights in a data lake, isn’t there value for non-technical business users who need data to do their jobs better?

Research by Eckerson Group shows that enterprises today are letting their business users take advantage of their data lakes. Download this report to read interesting discoveries such as:

  • The days of the “data swamp” are going away, as 55% of survey respondents have data lakes in productions.
  • One-third of respondents have more than 250 business users accessing their data lake.
  • Nearly three-quarters (72%) of respondents felt the data lake they use “fosters better decisions and actions by business users.”

Listen to Wayne Eckerson share his thoughts
on the progress of data lakes.

Interview: Data Lakes for Business Users with Wayne Eckerson

Read our infographic on the myths and realities of data lakes. Click the thumbnail: