“WATER, WATER, EVERY WHERE,
NOR ANY DROP TO DRINK.”
In “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” Coleridge famously
describes the agony of sailors in a becalmed sea surrounded by
water they’re unable to drink.
To be sure, data lakes hold an
ocean of possibility for organizations
eager to put analytics to work.
But for business users thirsty for
information and frustrated by a data
lake overflowing with ungoverned
data, Coleridge’s words might sound
Today, data is a differentiator.
Organizations that can gather,
manage, and use reports,
dashboards, metrics, and models to
create real value for their customers
and stakeholders are thriving.