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Demographics and deflation

by Andrew White  |  July 5, 2015

I spied two interesting articles in the US print edition of the Financial Times on July 2nd:   - Sweden cuts interest rate to minus 0.35% over Greece fears - Japan's...

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Planning Cloud Analytics: conceptual architecture alternatives

by Lakshmi Randall  |  July 4, 2015

In my previous companion blog post “Planning Cloud Analytics: Key Questions to consider”, I shared key questions to ask when planning Cloud Analytics. As a continuation, this blog illustrates sample...

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The Internet of Blings and Pings

by Martin Kihn  |  July 2, 2015

And just when you thought Big Data couldn't get any bigger -- it can't. Along comes the Internet of Things (IoT) to make it look like a falling Bieber. The...

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Do We Really Need all These People? When Less is More.

by Richard Fouts  |  July 2, 2015

Years ago, when I conducted a community chorus I asked (during a budget meeting), “Do we really need all these musicians?”  One of the things this role taught me was...

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A Scalable Chorus: Bringing Employee Voices to Social Marketing

by Jay Wilson  |  July 2, 2015

I read with interest this morning's Adweek recap of IBM's employee advocacy efforts in social media. Indeed, this is a trend we see as social marketers look for ways to improve reach and...

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Now, What Is Hadoop?

by Merv Adrian  |  July 2, 2015

Updated July 3, 2015 This perennial question resurfaced recently in a thoughtful blog post by Andreas Neumann, Chief Architect of Cask, called What is Hadoop, anyway?. Ultimately, after a careful deconstruction of...

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Christmas in July: Train now to win the holiday shopping race

by Kirsten Newbold  |  July 1, 2015

2014 was a year of record breaking online sales during the US Thanksgiving week and weekend with 26% growth on Black Friday and Cyber Monday up 16% year-over-year resulting in...

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Speaking at Gartner Catalyst 2015

by Anton Chuvakin  |  July 1, 2015

Gartner Catalyst 2015, a conference by Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP), is coming soon. Here is my traditional blog post summarizing my speaking at this event (San Diego, CA -...

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Where has all the Stolen Data Gone? And who the heck is “King S”

by Avivah Litan  |  July 1, 2015

I just returned from Israel where one of the more interesting sessions I participated in included an impromptu discussion with some very smart attendees, including former Israeli intelligence officers trying...

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Ode to Simplicity

by Richard Fouts  |  July 1, 2015

This is a guest post from Anna Maria Virzi, one of Gartner's foremost content marketers. Anna Maria also writes about travel and food at her blog http://www.anna-maria.com (she is, after all,...

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