How many times have organizations reached a “pivot point” concerning technologies? Trying to stay relevant is making businesses dizzy. Don’t get me wrong – pivots are often necessary for reaching the end goal, but spinning in circles doesn’t get an organization anywhere. It helps to have a game plan to remain on course, especially if the customer is a data-driven organization trying to achieve a competitive edge. Many organizations are re-evaluating the traditional pillars of analytics environments and looking to pivot towards a new playing field. This new playing field involves moving away from onsite enterprise data warehouses attempting to house “one version of the truth” to a platform that accommodates greater speed, agility and cost-efficiency.