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The Role of Education on Productivity

by Andrew White  |  April 12, 2017

Orthodoxy tells us that education standards and general level of attainment impact the effectiveness of the workforce.  Research informs us that such education also impacts the rate and success at...

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The UK's Productivity Puzzle (and how IT can help)

by Andrew White  |  March 20, 2015

After blogging only the other day about the importance of productivity over employment to the U.S. economy (see Economic Minute #7: The Growth that Doesn't Satisfy), I noted with some...

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Enterprise Information and Master Data Management (MDM) Summit Q&A

by Andrew White  |  February 7, 2015

We have in hand a number of questions from attendees from last year’s summit that were handed in at the closing keynote.  We have also received questions from those inquiring...

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US Government Driving bubble in Education Loan Scheme – oops.

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2014

I admit it, and if you read my blog, you know it.  I am more of an equal opportunity guy than an equal outcome guy.  I suspect President Obama is...

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The Consumerization of Truth, Part II: Sandy Hook

by Thomas Bittman  |  July 16, 2013

When I wrote The Consumerization of Truth, and Virtual Villages, little did I know that I was about to be thrust into the middle of wildly divergent worldviews. My blog...

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The Consumerization of Truth, and Virtual Villages

by Thomas Bittman  |  December 11, 2012

How is it possible that we have wildly divergent worldviews in a society connected by email, the Internet, Google, and Facebook? It's because of email, the Internet, Google, and Facebook....

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Guest Blog: A Student’s iPad Experience

by Thomas Bittman  |  April 6, 2011

(This blog post was written by my teenaged son, Danny) I've been using the iPad in school since April 2010. Since I bought the iPad, I've probably gone through ten...

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Going Laptopless

by Thomas Bittman  |  April 5, 2011

I'm a knowledge worker. I'm in Copenhagen, on business. My laptop is in Connecticut. And I'm OK with that. Now let me preface this by saying as an analyst, I...

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Embracing the Blur

by Thomas Bittman  |  February 9, 2011

We're having an interesting discussion inside of Gartner (due credit to Neil MacDonald, Lydia Leong, Cameron Haight and David Cearley for the ideas in this post – I hope they...

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21st Century Skills For Dummies

by Thomas Bittman  |  January 30, 2009

21st century skills have been a hot topic in the world of education, and there is an overwhelming amount of 21st century skill information on the web. However, it’s not...

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