Companies have widely embraced the use of analytics to streamline operations and improve processes. But implementing analytics data that informs intelligent and effective business decisions is not as easy as a snap of the fingers. In a survey conducted by Blootmberg Businessweek Research Services, nearly 97% of respondents reported their companies have adopted analytics. The three most sought-after goals were the ability to reduce costs, increase profitability and improve risk management. However, many organizations struggle with making sure the data is accurate and consistent.