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Transforming ‘Data Swamps’ into Data Lakes
Jul 17, 2018
By George Leopold
Data lakes and the growing number of analytics tools emerging to access their contents are expanding the universe of business users able to reap insights via what a new survey calls “point-and-click” accessibility.
The vendor survey of more than 500 business users released on Tuesday (July 17) by visual analytics specialist Arcadia Data found that 72 percent use data lakes to gather business intelligence. Nevertheless, the survey identified usage gaps that often turn the repositories into “data swamps.”