Data analytics are essential to planning and driving modern business. Furthermore, data scientists and their portfolio of methods and tools are the key to unlocking the most value from our data and improving our odds of success. But what is the right relationship between IT and business functions to best promote the healthy and scalable practice of data science in an enterprise? Is it best to have an analytics center of excellence?
The IT Enterprise Architecture (EA) team answered these questions by taking an organizational perspective based on NetApp’s culture, industry research, and conversations with external peers. Inside NetApp the EA team is responsible for setting IT enterprise technology directions and strategy, along with a forward-looking analytics organization.