Data connectivity was analyzed in a recent report by CData Software. The report found that 68% of IT workers feel overwhelmed by the number of technical resources that are required to access the data they need to work, and 81% believe other employees at their organization feel the same.

One in four enterprise organizations use more than 100 different applications and systems to manage their operations. Forty-one percent colleagues or teams, yet are still unable to deliver data fast enough to match the speed of modern business. The top three challenges preventing IT employees at organizations from most effectively providing other teams with relevant data include security controls around data (61%), limited access to operational data itself (47%) and challenges to data sharing (46%).

Many decision-makers readily admit to overlooking crucial data due to accessibility issues. Sixty eight percent of respondents acknowledged disregarding data inputs, with the primary reason being the inability to access information promptly (49%).

Read the full report here.