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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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Twitter’s Secret Nest Egg is in Plain Sight

by Doug Laney  |  November 8, 2013

With all the chirping about Twitter’s ability or inability to generate sufficient revenue via advertising income, it is important to consider an alternative revenue potential even more significant: syndicating its...

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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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New Year's Resolution: Innovate with Information

by Doug Laney  |  December 26, 2012

2012 has seen an acknowledgement and mainstream awareness of the challenges of managing the burgeoning streams of information generated and available to organizations, particularly big data. In 2013, I expect...

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Tobin's Q & A: Evidence of Information's Real Market Value

by Doug Laney  |  August 15, 2012

Tobin’s q is a simple ratio first posited by Nobel-winning American economist James Tobin in the 1960s to understand the relationship between a company’s market value and the replacement value...

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Blunderfunding: How Organizations Use Failure as a Basis for Budgeting

by Doug Laney  |  January 17, 2012

A major Wall Street securities ratings firm ignores the recommendations of a consultant report it paid for on rating collateralized debt obligations (CDOs)--contributing to the collapse of the mortgage industry,...

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