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The 9/11 "Worst Responders" and the Genesis of Infonomics

by Doug Laney  |  September 11, 2017

This week as we remember the tragedy of 9/11, we also recall the awesome heroism of the "first responders." But many are unaware that there were some "worst responders" as well. My...

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Why a Book on Infonomics?

by Doug Laney  |  August 23, 2017

With its publication less than a month away, many people who have heard about, got a sneak peak of, or pre-ordered my book, Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure...

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The Cost of Data Quality: One Night of Coding and an Energy Drink

by Doug Laney  |  August 2, 2017

In 1999, the $125 million Mars Climate Orbiter notoriously crashed due to the navigation team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory using the metric system in calculations while their colleagues at...

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From Moneyball to Grand Slam Information-Based Business Models

by Doug Laney  |  July 24, 2017

In 2003, Michael Lewis published the best-seller, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, featuring the nouveau analytics-based approach to evaluating baseball players developed by the Oakland Athletics' general manager,...

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Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Maturity Q&A

by Doug Laney  |  February 23, 2017

During my February 22, 2017 webinar The Gartner Enterprise Information Management Maturity Model (replay available), attendees asked a number of excellent questions. Not able to answer them all during the session,...

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China Report: Roving Analyst Experience In China

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2016

I spent 3 days in Singapore week before last and then all last week in China.  Here is a little "report" I compiled as I traveled around the place.  Firstly...

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Digital Ethics

by Frank Buytendijk  |  September 2, 2016

With the best of intentions I am finally starting my blog. On digital ethics, the relationship between people and technology, and more philosophical matters. Don’t worry! It won’t be airy-fairy....

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New Research: Updated IT Score for BI and Hype Cycle's for Information Infrastructure, Information Governance and MDM

by Andrew White  |  July 11, 2016

Out team published a couple of notes today. Cindy Howson and Alan Duncan just updated our IT Score for Business Intelligence and Analytics. Gartner's maturity model gives data and analytics...

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