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Symposium Notes – Day Four Returns to Data Security, and to Hadoop

by Merv Adrian  |  October 26, 2016

Thursday, the final day, reinforced a theme for the week: data security is heating up, and organizations are not ready. It came up in half of today’s final 10 meetings....

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Symposium Notes - Day Three Features Data Assembly

by Merv Adrian  |  October 24, 2016

With 24 meetings under my belt from the first two days at Orlando Symposium, Wednesday’s 13 (and a presentation) didn’t look quite as daunting. It began well, with enough time...

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Algorithm Patents Increased 30x The Past Fifteen Years

by Doug Laney  |  October 24, 2016

Recently at Gartner we have been researching issues surrounding the ownership and legal protection of a company's information assets and analytic models. Since information can be legally protected only via copyrights (in...

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Symposium Notes - Day Two Jumps in the (Data) Lake

by Merv Adrian  |  October 19, 2016

My second day of Symposium 1:1 meetings continued the "security of big data" theme (4 of the day's 15 conversations - usually, but not always, about HDFS-based data), with a...

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Q&A Following "10 Ways CDOs Fail and How to Avoid the Traps" Webinar

by Doug Laney  |  October 7, 2016

During my October 06, 2016 webinar "Ten Ways CDOs Fail and How to Avoid the Traps" (replay available), attendees asked a number of great questions about how Gartner sees the role...

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Better Data or Better Algorithms?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  October 4, 2016

An eternal question of this big data age is: what to choose, BETTER DATA or BETTER ALGORITHMS? So far, most [but not all!] of the deception users we interacted with...

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Using Algorithmic Retailing to Drive Competitive Advantage

by Robert Hetu  |  September 21, 2016

[caption id="attachment_698" align="aligncenter" width="405"] Gartner 2016[/caption] New Gartner research explores how retailers gain competitive advantage through the application of algorithms that reduce costs and grow top-line revenue. CIOs can use...

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Centaur Intelligence: Half-Human, Half Machine

by Svetlana Sicular  |  September 20, 2016

I call the symbiosis of a man and a machine Centaur Intelligence, in which the head is always human: people do at what they excel — curiosity, creativity and compassion....

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New Research: MDM Implementation Styles, Data Gravity and Big Data Priorities

by Andrew White  |  September 20, 2016

Several of my colleagues have just published a number of notes: Bill O'Kane and friends just published: Select the Best Master Data Management Implementation Styles for Your Needs. Choosing the right...

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