Data lakes are reaching adolescence. The wild emotional years and peer pressure aren’t quite over yet. Many mainstream organizations are still having enthusiastic growing pains that end in embarrassment. Channeling Hadoop and data lake enthusiasm in the right direction is a huge CIO challenge. Here are a few paths toward data lake maturity.

Adolescent enthusiasm is no way to run a business. Every data lake project must have a line of business champion and goal. Just like every other project. Projects without a funding business sponsor tend to fail. Improved customer experience, cost efficiency, and new business opportunities should top the list of data lake projects.

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