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Big Data's 10 Biggest Vision and Strategy Questions

by Doug Laney  |  January 20, 2015

At various Gartner events, particularly our Business Analytics and Information Management Summits and Gartner Symposium, we hear some common questions about big data among IT and business leaders. Even as organizations embark on big...

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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Big Data Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 16, 2014

Going into the 2014 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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A Look Back on My Information and Analytics Strategy Research from 2014

by Doug Laney  |  December 2, 2014

As we at Gartner plan our research agendas for 2015 (and as you set your 2015 and beyond information and analytics strategies) it's good to reflect on what we thought and...

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Countdown to Symposium: 30 Ways to Innovate with Information

by Doug Laney  |  September 5, 2014

The countdown to Gartner Symposium is on! So for each day over the next month in this space you will see a countdown of my favorite ways actual organizations are...

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Where will retailers find the merchants of tomorrow?

by Robert Hetu  |  April 1, 2014

When I started in retail we used to say things like “retail is detail” and discuss the importance of “retail math”, a subject focused on how to calculate gross margin,...

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Back to School: Gartner's Big Data Syllabus for 2013-14

by Doug Laney  |  August 19, 2013

As summer wanes and the kids are heading back to school, I got to thinking about what a Big Data university program might look like if taught by some of...

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The Indy 500: Big Race, Bigger Data

by Doug Laney  |  May 24, 2013

As we watch America’s greatest auto racing spectacle this Memorial Day weekend, what we won’t see is even bigger than the event itself, faster than the cars themselves, and more...

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Highlights from Today's #GartnerChat on Big Data

by Doug Laney  |  January 28, 2012

Today the Gartner Information Management and Analytics Community held its weekly Twitter Chat, (Tweetchat, Tweetjam, TweetUp, whichever you prefer) to discuss concepts around big data, the role of the data...

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Gartner Symposium: 10,000 of My Closest Friends

by Wes Rishel  |  September 26, 2011

Recently I have been peer-reviewing my colleagues’ presentations for Gartner Symposium 2011. Those of you who have attended know that it mostly dedicated to IT in general, attended by roughly...

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SharePoint Overwhelms Business Intelligence (repost from May 2008)

by Toby Bell  |  March 14, 2010

SharePoint overwhelms business intelligence as a top search term on Gartner.com, that is. On Google, the SharePoint yield back in May, 2008 was 19,600,000. Today, the number is 15,100,000 (I...

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