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Andrew White
Research VP
8 years at Gartner
22 years IT industry

Andrew White is a research vice president and agenda manager for MDM and Analytics at Gartner. His main research focus is master data management (MDM) and the drill-down topic of creating the "single view of the product" using MDM of product data. He was co-chair… Read Full Bio

New Research: Toolkit: Kick-Start the Conversation on Digital Ethics, 2016

by Andrew White  |  April 28, 2016

My colleague, Frank Buytendijk and others just published this note: Toolkit: Kick-start the conversation on Digital Ethics, 2016. t takes practice to discuss digital ethics and deal with the associated ethical dilemmas. This Toolkit has a library of close to 100 real-world cases drawn from the public domain, which will help IT leaders address their […]

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Want to Talk Data – Architect Wise? See you at our upcoming EA Summit

by Andrew White  |  April 26, 2016

In a few weeks I will be packing my bags (again) to head off to Washington DC.  I will be there at our upcoming EA summit. I have not attended this summit for a few years and I am really excited at the opportunity to meet and help architects get more business value from data. […]

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New Research: How to Make the Business Case for Learning Analytics

by Andrew White  |  April 26, 2016

My colleague, Alan Duncan, just published a note: How to Make the Business Case for Learning Analytics. In making the business case for learning analytics, education CIOs must ensure that they establish clear linkages between learning analytics solutions and outcomes. They must also overcome stakeholder objections to drive better outcomes. Enjoy!

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New Research: Cool Vendors in DBMS, 2016

by Andrew White  |  April 22, 2016

My colleague Adam Ronthal and others just publishes this note: Cool Vendors in DBMS, 2016. New uses for hardware acceleration, a desire for complete cloud-based data management solutions, and security remain priorities for data and analytics leaders. Performance, cloud transitions and security top the list of innovations for enterprise DBMS users. Enjoy!

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New Research: Market Guide for Information Stewardship Applications

by Andrew White  |  April 15, 2016

My colleague Guido De Simoni just published this note: Market Guide for Information Stewardship Applications. New packaged solutions in support of information stewardship are emerging, driven mainly by business requirements to enforce information governance. Chief data officers and information stewards must look at the capabilities of these solutions to secure the right application investment. Enjoy.

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New Research: Select the Right Architecture Model for Your Modern BI and Analytics Platform

by Andrew White  |  April 13, 2016

My colleague, Joao Tapadinhas, just publish two notes: Select the Right Architecture Model for Your Modern BI and Analytics Platform. Data and analytics leaders are evolving their BI initiatives with the implementation of modern BI and analytics platforms, but different technology and deployment choices lead to distinct benefits and limitations. We help you to select […]

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Secrets and Lies: The Fed and Our GDP Data Analytic

by Andrew White  |  April 13, 2016

In the search for more information many feel that real time data is better than batch.  Just a few weeks ago I sat in a case study presentation by GE Aviation, at our recent US Enterprise Information and MDM Summit, where the speakers explained how real time data from monitoring devices fixed to engines provided […]

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New Research: CDOs: Publish Your Algorithm Charter to Prepare for Algorithmic Business

by Andrew White  |  April 8, 2016

I, along with a number of colleagues, just published this note: Chief Data Officers (CDO’s): Publish Your Algorithm Charter to Prepare for Algorithmic Business. Chief data officers and other data and analytics leaders responsible for algorithmic business and/or data monetization should use this charter to help set up and communicate the work involved in transitioning […]

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New Research: How CIOs and CDOs Can Use Infonomics to Identify, Justify and Fund Initiatives

by Andrew White  |  April 4, 2016

My colleagues Doug Laney and Michael Smith just published a note: How CIO’s and CDO’s Can Use Infonomics to Identify, Justify and Fund Initiatives. Information has replaced technology as the central and most critical asset to be managed by organizations. As a result, CDOs and CIOs must shift to using the value of information as […]

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New Research: Hybrid DBMS Cloud Defined, and Why You Want to Know!

by Andrew White  |  April 4, 2016

My colleagues Adam Ronthal and Donald Feinberg just published this note: Hybrid DBMS Cloud Defined, and Why You Want to Know! The majority of enterprises leveraging cloud will be moving to and living in a hybrid deployment world for the foreseeable future. Information architects and data leaders need to understand the primary scenarios for hybrid […]

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