data democratization

data democratization

Allowing people in an organization access to company data without having to go through the IT department. Proponents of data democratization believe that better decisions are made when all aspects of a company are made available to employees in all departments. Opponents claim the disadvantages are a greater privacy and security risk, and not everyone can interpret the data properly.
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Our core focus is on market innovation and the simplification and accessibility of sophisticated self-serve tools to support data democratization for business users, and we recognize the significant potential and need for growth and innovation in the business intelligence and advanced analytics market," said Kartik Patel, CEO.
The white paper shows how promoting open standards, data democratization and transparency, as well as safeguarding cybersecurity and balancing data privacy, are critical policy mechanisms.
Mancini sees this data democratization as an encouraging development.
The increased data democratization brings with it a flurry of "visualization, mashups, and self-service data preparation," he added.
Evolving business intelligence and machine learning tools continue to underpin another key trend: the move to data democratization, which puts data and analytics into the hands of the business user.