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Words of Wisdom from Women in Tech

by Cindi Howson  |  March 29, 2017

We've had a whirlwind of summits the past five weeks: Sydney, Dallas, and London. In Dallas, I co-chaired with Debra Logan our our first women in technology and diversity forum...

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Research Corner: New research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle: Predictive Costing and Business Intelligence

by Andrew White  |  March 28, 2017

Research Corner: Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Marc Halpern and Janet Suleski just published Adopt Predictive Costing to Deliver Winning Products at Greater Profit. Manufacturing companies...

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BI Bake Off and ReducingTraffic Fatalities

by Cindi Howson  |  March 15, 2017

Last week, we held our third annual BI Bake Off at the Gartner Data and Analytics Summit in Dallas, Texas. I’ve been doing bake offs for 10 years now, and...

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Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Reading the Magic Quadrant

by Cindi Howson  |  February 23, 2017

The 2017 BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant just published, a note that many wait with bated breath to read, to announce, to brag, while others dread its release. No matter...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Magic Quadrants for Analytic Services and Data Science

by Andrew White  |  February 15, 2017

Jorgen Heizenberg and colleagues just published the Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics Services, Worldwide. Data and analytics leaders expect business analytics to drive organization performance and guide digital transformation. Service...

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From Data Lakes to Data Cakes

by Andrew White  |  February 14, 2017

To assure you that Gartner analysts are human and have a wry sense of humor, last Friday I was wrapping up my day.  I had just taken a briefing from...

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How Cool & Innovative Are Your BI and Analytics Capabilities?

by Cindi Howson  |  February 10, 2017

We are in the throws of identifying cool vendors this year. It’s an exciting time when we get to reflect on the most innovative trends and vendors we’ve encountered in...

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A bear as an analog of where your CRM digital strategy fails.

by Michael Maoz  |  February 8, 2017

After World War II the Military-Industrial Complex began to spring up in the US, and a mischievous film director from the Looney Tunes team that created iconic comic television programs...

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New Research: Analytics and Business Intelligence Modernization Primer for 2017

by Andrew White  |  January 20, 2017

My colleague Gareth Herschel just published Analytics and Business Intelligence Modernization Primer for 2017. The 2017 analytics research agenda is driven by our clients' business needs for ubiquitous and sophisticated analysis...

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New Year's Resolutions for BI & Analytics

by Cindi Howson  |  January 6, 2017

What’s your New Year’s resolution for BI and analytics? Do you even bother making them? Personally, I like making resolutions, or at least setting some goals. I have my personal...

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