Often, the public sector struggles to keep up with and take advantage of information-driven decisions. Building an enterprise data hub (EDH) solution can help operationalize and manage big data across departments and within agencies, supporting both current and future needs. When it comes to security, agencies must comply with regulatory mandates and handle sensitive information, yet the business of government is rapidly evolving. The public sector needs something scalable, flexible, and secure. That’s why Cloudera created a checklist of the five most important questions to ask before implementing an EDH with Hadoop. These essential questions can help agencies take stock of their readiness and build out enterprise data solutions.