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Assessment

What is the Big Data Maturity Assessment?

Based on Knowledgent’s Big Data Maturity Model, the Big Data Maturity Assessment (BDMA) assesses an organization’s big data maturity across five key dimensions.

Who should take the assessment?

Knowledgent's Big Data Maturity Assessment is perfect for CDOs, Data Architects, Data Scientists, Data Analysts, and anyone else interested in taking their big data initiatives to the next level.

How many questions does the assessment have?

The assessment has 40 questions.

How long does the assessment take?

The assessment typically takes about 10 minutes to complete.

What are the five dimensions assessed?

The five key dimensions assessed are: Business Need, Technology Platform, Operating Model, Analytics, and Information Management.

How much does the assessment cost?

The assessment is FREE. There is no cost for taking the assessment or receiving your free maturity report.

Features

Why do I need to register?

One of the key features of the BDMA is that it allows you to save your progress as you take the assessment. However, to take advantage of this and other features, we need to be able to associate your answers with you. To make this happen, we need to create an account for you so your answers to the assessment questions can be saved.

Registration also ensures that you get alerted first as new features are made available.

Can I stop the assessment and resume later?

Yes, you can stop in the middle of taking the assessment and resume later.

Your answers on a page are automatically saved when you click the Next button. If you answer questions on a page without clicking the next button, only your answers on the previous pages will be saved.

How do I save my responses?

Your answers on a page are automatically saved when you click the Next button.

However, please note that if you answer questions on a page without clicking the next button, only your answers on the previous pages will be saved.

Can I see the scores for the sections I’ve completed before I finish the full assessment?

Yes, the scores for each section are displayed at the top of your screen after you complete each section.

How do I see my report?

Once you have completed the assessment, a snapshot report showing your scores will be displayed on your screen. You also will be emailed a FREE maturity report after you have completed the assessment.

What will I be emailed after I complete the assessment?

You will be emailed a FREE maturity report after you have completed the assessment, as well as other materials and updates from Knowledgent that are relevant to big data and/or the assessment.

Troubleshooting

My temporary password isn’t working.

If you are copying and pasting in your temporary password, please ensure that there is no space at the end of the password. Either remove the last character or type in your password into the password field.

If you still are experiencing difficulties after following the instructions above, please contact us.

I never received a temporary password.

Please check your junk/spam email folder to ensure that the email containing your temporary password was not directed there. If you do not see an email with your temporary password, please contact us.

Other

Who is Knowledgent?

Knowledgent is an industry information consultancy that helps organizations to transform their information into business results through data and analytics innovation. Our expertise seamlessly integrates industry experience, data analyst and scientist capabilities, and data architecture and engineering skills to uncover actionable insights.

Knowledgent operates in the emerging world of big data as well as in the established disciplines of enterprise data warehousing, master data management, and business analysis. We not only have the technical knowledge to deliver game-changing solutions at all phases of development, but also the business acumen to evolve data initiatives from ideation to operationalization, ensuring that organizations realize the full value of their information.

For more information about Knowledgent, visit www.knowledgent.com.

Which browser should I use to access the assessment?

You must have an internet connection and access the assessment the assessment through one of the following web browsers: Internet Explorer Version 9 and above, Chrome (Recommended), Safari, or FireFox.

Internet Explorer Version 6 and below are not supported.

Do I need to download software to access the assessment?

No, special software is not required. You only need an internet connection and one of our supported browsers (see above).

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