IT Leaders Shouldn’t have Exclusive Data Access. How Citizen Data Analysts Can Help

In this contributed article, Jerod Johnson, senior technology evangelist at CData Software, discusses how organizations can empower citizen data analysts to help reduce the workload of IT. IT departments have a lot on their shoulders already with a backlog of planned IT projects going back anywhere from three months to one year. And with data and cloud spending to surpass $1.3 trillion by 2025, real-time data connectivity provides universal data access and integrations, relieving pressure from IT teams while speeding up processes and improving operations on the business side.