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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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No, SQL Isn't Disappearing

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 29, 2017

Occasionally, clients ask what the horizon looks like for a replacement for SQL as the dominant language for data management and analytics. They're not asking about a replacement for the...

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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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Google/Walmart Tie-Up Leaves Data Use and Ownership Unanswered

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 23, 2017

Google and Walmart have announced a partnership where Google Home users can purchase Walmart's products using voice ordering. As Recode points out, the intent of the partnership is to blunt...

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Data Lake Webinar Recap

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 14, 2017

Last Thursday I presented the webinar "From Pointless to Profitable: Using Data Lakes for Sustainable Analytics Innovation" to about 300 attendees. While we don't consider webinar polling results valid data...

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Timely Product Insights: Microsoft Power BI, SAS Visual Analytics, and More

by Cindi Howson  |  August 10, 2017

Hi! Remember my New Year’s resolution, and reference to a vague goal I couldn’t tell you about in January? It is that Gartner is officially piloting more frequent updates to the...

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AIOps Platforms

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 9, 2017

AIOps is an emerging technology and addresses something I'm a big fan of - improving IT Operations.  So I asked fellow Gartner analyst Colin Fletcher for a guest blog on...

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Pervasive BI and Analytics: Are We There Yet?

by Cindi Howson  |  August 2, 2017

Based on our just published survey note, BI and analytics adoption has nudged up to about 32% of employees in an organization. Are you a glass-half-full person who thinks this...

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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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Five Levels of Streaming Analytics Maturity

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 2, 2017

Data and analytics leaders are increasingly targeting stream processing and streaming analytics to get faster time to insight on new or existing data sources. Year to date, streaming analytics inquiries...

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