There has been a rise in the amount of unstructured data – anything that is not in a structured database – in the government arena. With a proliferation of data from many sources, the most critical issue is being able to glean business intelligence from these vast amounts of data sets without burdening budgets.
In order for agencies to bring this data to life, they need to breakdown the siloed infrastructure and move away from purchasing IT under the same capital-expenditure pretexts.
In this recent Government Technology Insider podcast interview, Dallas Nash, Senior Director of Sales for Unstructured Data Solutions at Dell Technologies, shares insights into the current data landscape for today’s agencies by diving deeper into how unstructured data impacts the bottom line and improves their overall data landscape.
“The most critical issue our customers face on a day-to-day basis is the inability to glean business intelligence out of their data sets,” said Nash. “That’s because of siloed infrastructure – legacy infrastructure sitting in disparate systems throughout the data center that creates the inability for the customer to aggregate, collate and create business intelligence. Collapsing disparate data into a single data lake is a key solution.”
Listen to the full podcast below: