Gartner Blog Network

Your Biggest Data Asset is Free

by Andrew White  |  August 15, 2017

I spied a ruling in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal.   It was titled, 'LinkedIn Suffers Defeat in Data Case'.  The case concerns LinkedIn's attempt at...

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Let’s Define "SIEM"!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  August 14, 2017

Shockingly, I am going to do another “is this 2005?” kind of post, now that I riled everybody up with my previous one. Let’s … DEFINE SIEM! But let’s define...

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Data Lake Webinar Recap

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 14, 2017

Last Thursday I presented the webinar "From Pointless to Profitable: Using Data Lakes for Sustainable Analytics Innovation" to about 300 attendees. While we don't consider webinar polling results valid data...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Information Asset Management

by Andrew White  |  August 14, 2017

My colleague Doug Laney just published the Generally Accepted Information Principles for Improved Information Asset Management. Data and analytics leaders should draw on established asset management practices in establishing a set...

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WebMD Shows Why Data Gravity Begets Business Process Gravity

by Andrew White  |  August 14, 2017

You have probably read or heard about data gravity.  I first learned about it a couple of years ago when my colleague, Alan Dayley, was explaining how amassing data to...

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The Detrimental Impact of Context Switches on Creativity

by Manjunath Bhat  |  August 12, 2017

Note: This is a repost of a previous blog as-is with a clearer title and a picture that led me to a AHA moment. It has long been said that...

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Top 5 Emerging Next Practices for Getting More from Your Data

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

In preparation for our upcoming Gartner Symposium season I thought it might be interesting and helpful to share my current top 5 emerging best practices for Enterprise Information Management -...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Metadata Management, BI Platforms, Strategy and SAS Visual Analytics

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

Guido De Simoni and Roxane Edjlali just published the Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions. The growing need for organizations to inventory and leverage data assets continues to drive strategic initiatives...

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Spotlight on Oracle: HCM Suites and Oracle Cloud Applications

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

Spotlight on Oracle – Highlights new research that covers or relates to Oracle. Melanie Lougee and Mike Burden just published the Market Guide for HCM Suite Applications. The vendor landscape for broad suites...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Staffing the Office of the CDO and Overcoming Roadblocks

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

Mario Faria and colleagues just updated their Staffing the Office of the CDO. The office of the chief data officer frequently has limited staffing, which hinders its ability to achieve organizationwide...

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