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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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Monetizing Information is More Than Just Selling Your Data

by Doug Laney  |  July 26, 2016

According to various dictionary definitions, to monetize something is “to convert an asset into or establish something as money or legal tender.” But Investopedia goes on to suggest, “The term monetize...

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Microsoft Links Into a Treasure Trove of Information

by Doug Laney  |  June 14, 2016

Contributing Gartner analysts: Merv Adrian and Jenny Sussin Throughout the day yesterday we listened to financial and market analysts speculate about the announced acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. Their ruminations...

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Applied Infonomics: Why and How to Value Your Information as an Asset

by Doug Laney  |  October 14, 2015

Use the Gartner Information Valuation Method to apply the same rigors to valuing your information assets as you do to other critical enterprise assets. Imagine a retail manager with no...

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Keeping Busy with Data Strategy

by Doug Laney  |  May 27, 2015

Occasionally new or prospective clients inquire about how we analysts specifically are helping business and technology leaders accelerate and improve their information and analytics related capabilities. Well, as part of...

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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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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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The (Possible) Tax Advantages of Bartering with Information

by Doug Laney  |  August 10, 2014

As you swipe your loyalty card at the grocery store, the register automatically discounts certain items in your basket as they pass by the scanner. But is it really a...

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To Twitter You're worth $101.70

by Doug Laney  |  November 12, 2013

Prior to Facebook’s IPO, I published a piece in the Wall Street Journal suggesting what the economic value of one of its active users was at the time: To Facebook...

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