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Mutate the DNA of Pharma Externalization

by Michael Shanler  |  May 12, 2016

Here’s a prediction.  Life Science CxOs that continue to oversimplify “externalized innovation” strategies are in for a career-ending surprise in a few years.   For details, check this out:  Industry...

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New Research: Hadoop Project Proliferation Challenges Selection and Support

by Andrew White  |  May 9, 2016

My colleague Merv Adrian just published this note: Hadoop Project Proliferation Challenges Selection and Support. The speed of Hadoop innovation and its functional breadth are growing fast. Data and analytics leaders...

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What's So Cool About Risk Management?

by John Wheeler  |  May 1, 2016

What's so cool about risk management? Well, this past week Gartner honored three solution providers as "Cool Vendors in Risk Management." The dawn of a new era in risk management...

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R&D Cool Vendor Landscaping

by Michael Shanler  |  May 1, 2016

A few days ago, we released the R&D Cool Vendors list.   Similar to selecting the right plants for our yard, filtering the right technology-based vendors for this report required a...

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Hadoop Apache Project Commercial Support Tracker April 2016

by Merv Adrian  |  April 27, 2016

There are now 20 commonly supported projects: Avro, Flume and Solr join the group supported by all 5 distributors and other changes appear as well. For this version of the...

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The Intersection of "Tics" - Politics and Analytics

by Jack Santos  |  April 27, 2016

Interesting comments by former Senate Majority leader George Mitchell (who I will be at a dinner event with Friday night). Towards the end he states that the current U.S. political polarization is due...

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Balancing Data and Analytics Governance

by Svetlana Sicular  |  April 26, 2016

If you hear someone saying “D&A” it is not “DNA.” D&A stands for “Data and Analytics.” (Not “Depreciation and Amortization” or “Drug and Alcohol.”) The term “Information” has been confusing for...

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China Trip Report

by Nick Heudecker  |  April 23, 2016

Scaling technology offerings in China is staggering. Even the most mundane product or service can have a couple hundred million monthly users. Massive amounts of data are generated, creating a...

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Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 18, 2016

Allegra, Benadryl, Sudafed, Flonase, Claritin, Zyrtec, Tavist…. Why mention these drugs at this point in time?   Well…Spring is finally here.    Each season many of us spend some quality time with...

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