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Xerox Reaches a Fork in the Road and Goes Both Ways

by Pete Basiliere  |  February 4, 2016

Xerox will split in two by year end. Different companies, different roads, each with its own obstacles. My colleagues Ken Weilerstein, Cathy Tornbohm and Andy Neff published their “First Take”...

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“Accelerating R&D” Key Initiatives for Life Science Manufacturers 2016

by Michael Shanler  |  January 27, 2016

Before each calendar year begins, we put a lot of effort into outlining areas of research and how these areas align with strategic key initiatives (KIs).  The life science-related  KIs...

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Data Management for 100 Year Lifecycles

by Nick Heudecker  |  January 25, 2016

What do you do when you need to ensure data can be stored, shared and retrieved not for just the next five years, but for the next one hundred? I...

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The Stage is set for Algorithmic Merchandising

by Robert Hetu  |  January 13, 2016

By 2020, merchant leaders will be algorithms, prompting the top 10 retailers to cut up to one-third of headquarters merchandising staff. Predicts 2016: Digital Business Uproots Traditional Retail Revenue Generation Analysis...

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Is Digital Justice The Cure For Affluenza?

by Robert Hetu  |  December 31, 2015

Like most people I was appalled by the success of the Affluenza defense in the case of Ethan Couch. We were reminded again when he went on the lamb this...

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Supported Hadoop Stack Continues Expansion

by Merv Adrian  |  December 24, 2015

For the past year and a half I've been tracking the path from 6 broadly supported (4 or more distributors) "Hadoop" projects in 2012 to 15 in June 2014, and now 17 in December...

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Revenge of the Data Nerds: the Force Awakens

by Jack Santos  |  December 22, 2015

Many years ago, Joe Clapis, (my father-in-law from my first marriage) was an early version of a data nerd, or even a data scientist. He was the Head Statistician for...

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Research Retrospective for 2015

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 16, 2015

With another year coming to a close and the focus on 2016, it’s always interesting to look back at the research I was able to publish this year with my...

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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Big Data Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 16, 2015

Going into the 2015 holiday season, North Pole Inc. (ticker: XMAS), the leading global distributor of presents to good girls and boys, called upon Gartner to assess and advise on its...

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How to Manage Algorithms in Digital Business

by Peter Sondergaard  |  December 16, 2015

Software algorithms are at the core of all products and services in the digital economy. As I explained in a previous blog post, proprietary algorithms will come to define the...

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