Technology and data leaders (CIOs in particular) struggle to gain control of the ever-growing technology platforms that they are expected to support. We have some advice on how to streamline toolsets for better data management, more insightful analytics, and even cost savings.
Most companies face this situation: the number of tools and technology used across the organization continues to grow, but departments work in silos using tools that overlap in function or are not compatible with each other. Siloed tools and systems can present many challenges for a business, including overly complex environments, redundant and inefficient processes, lack of one version of truth, segmented view of performance, no trust in the data, low user adoption, and more.
Here are some tips to reduce your number of toolsets and keep user frustrations at a minimum during the process.
Tool consolidation is a challenging process, but with the appropriate planning, organizations can reap many benefits from operating on a more unified toolset. We can help you assess your current state, determine which tools best meet your business needs, and create a plan to consolidate your technology.
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