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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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The Day of the Technician is Over. The Time of the Chief Data Officer has Begun.

by Andrew White  |  March 17, 2015

OK so I am a little over the top with hype.  And I clearly am a fan of the Lord of the Rings movies.  But ignoring all this, I really...

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The 90’s Called – They Want Their Channel Program Back!

by Tiffani Bova  |  March 4, 2015

Channel programs have been developed by technology vendors to manage and enable their indirect channel partners and create a certain level of consistency and brand loyalty for decades. For technology...

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Mobile Gaming is Dumbing Down PC Gaming - part 2

by Andrew White  |  February 18, 2015

I blogged on this topic recently: Why Mobile Gaming is Killing our High Tech Industry - though Doom and id Software may yet help... I claimed that dollars spent to...

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Is it fair to ask: can you outsource innovation?

by Andrew White  |  February 18, 2015

There was an interesting story on the front page of the U.S. Print edition of today's Wall Street journal, the Business & Tech section.  The article is called, Why GM...

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Partner for a Digital Love Connection

by Jennifer Polk  |  February 9, 2015

It’s February—the time for celebrating love, finding a partner and realizing you can achieve more together than apart. No, this isn't an ad for Tinder. It's advice for businesses to find a partner--a...

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What’s Next for Big Data?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  December 23, 2014

Shortly after joining Gartner, I noticed subtle magic in the air. Not Magic Quadrants – they were too obvious. It was I told you so repeated by many analysts on...

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SAP TechEd 2014 Day 1 (for me, Tuesday): Key Themes for me: SAP Needs Your Problems, and Now

by Andrew White  |  October 21, 2014

Please note that I was once a user of ERP and supply chain planning applications (never having worked in IT); and also a software vendor selling SCP solutions that integrated...

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Where Art Thou Hadoop?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  October 14, 2014

The Hadoop ecosystem is like a kaleidoscope, where particles keep colliding, tumbling and forming mesmerizing patterns created by the reflections. My research note What Matters When Comparing Hadoop Distributions is...

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It’s not the analytic that counts – its what you do after you perceive the impact

by Andrew White  |  September 17, 2014

There was an awesome article in The Economist, US print edition, September 6-12th, 2014, entitled Free Exchange: Pardon the Disruption. The article sub title suggests that organization inflexibility is usually...

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