Our Cloud Data and Analytics Survey for ChaosSearch was recently published. For this study we interviewed 1,020 U.S. IT professionals, working in firms with 500+ employees, from September 28th to October 19th, 2021. The goal of this study was to get a better understanding of how organizations are analyzing and activating data to source valuable insights that inform business decisions. A majority of respondents indicated a growing interest in data lakes with Sixty-nine percent of survey participants responding that their organizations have implemented a data lake, and 23% of respondents have not implemented one yet but have plans to. An overwhelming majority (92%) see data lakes as the right solution for centralizing data and analytics going into the future. Furthermore, 87% of participants who already use a data lake shared that it has improved their organizations’ decision-making ability.

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Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.