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Information Maturity (Waaaaaaah!!!)

by Doug Laney  |  December 7, 2016

OK, the state of information maturity—how well organizations monetize, manage and measure their information assets may not be worth throwing a tantrum over (or "spitting the dummy" for those you...

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Failing to Monetize Data? You Can Bank on It.

by Doug Laney  |  November 22, 2016

A few years ago my family decided to move from one of the western suburbs of Chicago to one of the northern townships about 30 miles away. As with anyone...

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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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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Big Data Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 16, 2015

Going into the 2015 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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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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Data Quality Improvement

by Saul Judah  |  October 17, 2014

Several discussions I have recently had indicate that people continue to have challenges with getting their enterprise data quality towards a more mature state. I am seeing organizations continue to...

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Leeds leads the way

by Saul Judah  |  October 12, 2014

Following the brown-rice revolt last week, known in closer quarters as the ‘October-revolution’, I have aimed at a more social-democratic approach to cultural transformation.  Home-brewing is the radical new familial...

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Improving the chances of a successful MDM bake

by Saul Judah  |  September 26, 2014

So why didn’t my rye bread rise? – she asked. I’d been teaching a friend of mine how to bake bread over the past couple of months and ignoring the...

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