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Social Analytics are the LEAST of Analytics Leaders' Problems

by Jenny Sussin  |  March 8, 2017

This is my second year attending Gartner's Data and Analytics Summit and I love it. I love it because the conversations I have with analytics leaders about social analytics shed...

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Words and Pictures

by Hank Barnes  |  January 24, 2017

This week, during some internal meetings at Gartner, there was some strong debate about some graphics.   Now, lets be honest, we are analysts and critiquing is a big part...

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Social Media Monitoring - Or Is It Surveillance?

by Jenny Sussin  |  October 17, 2016

Over the last week, there have been a series of articles dumping on one particular social media monitoring application that was allegedly using an unethical value proposition to market its...

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The Disappointment of Social Sentiment Analysis

by Jenny Sussin  |  February 26, 2016

This blog post also appears on LinkedIn. For years - clients have been calling us about social analytics and for years their excitement had been rooted in a particular type...

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Big Data Is Pregnant with Analytics

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 23, 2015

We are at the interesting point: big data time is over. It is now big data analytics time. Many organizations are at the point when they have figured out how...

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Data Visualization: the Medium is the Message

by Tad Travis  |  December 15, 2014

While evaluating a vendor's new data visualization / big data analysis product last week, I reflected upon the process implications of these tools.  Going beyond the obvious impact to the data/information/analysis/insight/action paradigm...

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New Research on IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

by Ben Tomhave  |  February 3, 2014

I'm pleased to announce that our new paper, "Comparing Methodologies for IT Risk Assessment and Analysis," is now available to Gartner for Technical Professionals subscribers! This research represents a few...

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The Illusions of Big Data

by Svetlana Sicular  |  July 24, 2013

I’m afraid that more data and more analytics will create an illusion of solutions while the problems still persist. Many problems are intrinsically not possible to solve. Thousands of years...

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The Sex Appeal of Math to Data Science

by Svetlana Sicular  |  December 18, 2012

  “Data scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century” (Harvard Business Review) “Cybernetics is a whore of imperialism” (Stalin, 20th century) I cannot quite catch an association between these two...

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Cassandra for Greeks or for Geeks?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  August 11, 2012

Technology robs words of their intrinsic meaning: what happened to “like” and “friend”? Is it true that Facebook patented “face”? What is “oracle”? Who is Cassandra — a NoSQL database...

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