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Cognitive Heuristic Big Data Algorithms and other buzzwords of perhaps putative benefit.

by Michael Maoz  |  October 6, 2015

While driving 1,750 kilometres to deliver a student to a university campus on the East Coast of the United States we drove past strip malls, that most American contribution to...

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The Art and the Science of Retailing; The March of the Algorithm, and your Chief Data Officer

by Andrew White  |  September 23, 2015

Hidden in the Business and Technology section of the today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal, under Careers, there is a fascinating article, "Data Pushes Aside Chief Merchants"....

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BI Maturity and Are You Stressed?

by Cindi Howson  |  September 16, 2015

Are you the type of person who likes to take those self-assessment quizzes? You know - how stressed are you? Are you eating right? Are you paid fairly? I like...

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A Data Lake without any information governance is a data cesspool

by Andrew White  |  September 9, 2015

I had the good fortune of speaking at two briefings last week - one in Dallas and the other in Houston.  The sun was out, the heat was on, and...

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Confessions from Shadow IT

by Cindi Howson  |  July 24, 2015

I think I’m having a mid life crisis: am I business or IT? Who do I want to be? Having only just joined Gartner this year, I keep hearing about...

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Maximize Business Value With Your Digital Information Strategy

by Andrew White  |  July 22, 2015

In my travels I am often asked for the details of our Enterprise Information and Master Data Management Summit key notes. The work we put into this years' Summit Keynote...

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U.S. Inflation Analytic is out of date - So let's update it then!

by Andrew White  |  July 14, 2015

I was vindicated yesterday in the US print edition of the Wall Street Journal.  The article concerned was titled, "Consumers Pinched by Pricier Services Despite Low Inflation".  I had blogged...

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Soccer, BI, and Japan

by Cindi Howson  |  July 6, 2015

It seems apt timing that the U.S. Women's Soccer team would face off against Japan just after I returned from my first BI summit in Tokyo. USA crushed them yesterday,...

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I'm here to collect on a debt..... don't tell Marketing.

by Michael Maoz  |  June 21, 2015

Marketing is facing its Waterloo. As a business unit it is the corporate Napoleon, and the Customer is then the Duke of Wellington, aided by the head of Customer Service, who...

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Who Has the Best BI Tool? (aka Interpreting Critical Capabilities Report)

by Cindi Howson  |  June 1, 2015

You asked for it, you got it: a simple answer to who has the best BI tool. Last week we published the Critical Capabilities for BI & Analytic Platforms. The...

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