Concerns with data storage and management are nothing new for small businesses. From the file cabinet to the floppy disk, the tug-of-war between the growth of information and the development of technology to wrangle it has been ongoing for decades.
But the aptly-named “information age” is a completely different beast. From websites and mobile apps to social media and email, businesses must store, manage and analyze more data than ever before if they hope to succeed. This begs the question:
Are businesses up to the task or are they struggling with data overload?
To find out, Software Advice surveyed more than 250 IT departments about their data struggles. The infographic below highlights our results and why small businesses should invest in a proper database management system before it’s too late.