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Three Lessons CrossFit Taught Me About Data Science

by Christi Eubanks  |  May 26, 2016

Coming back to the blog after a long hiatus hurts almost as good as coming back to CrossFit after a week off of workouts while in San Diego for the Gartner...

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Balancing Data and Analytics Governance

by Svetlana Sicular  |  April 26, 2016

If you hear someone saying “D&A” it is not “DNA.” D&A stands for “Data and Analytics.” (Not “Depreciation and Amortization” or “Drug and Alcohol.”) The term “Information” has been confusing for...

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Big Data Short

by Jennifer Polk  |  April 13, 2016

Consider the possibility of a big data bubble.  "The Big Short", a film based on a book by Michael Lewis, shows how the housing  bubble formed and how a handful...

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Blinded by Big Data, Marketers Sometimes Forget to Simply Ask

by Jake Sorofman  |  April 13, 2016

It’s hardly news that marketers have become a bit obsessed with data. And, truthfully, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Generally speaking, data has raised the collective maturity of this...

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IoT Will Drive the "Golden Rule" for Data as a Service (DaaS) or Data Broker Opportunities

by David Yockelson  |  March 22, 2016

Many years ago, I read a clever joke within a cartoon strip (it was the "Wizard of Id' for those interested). Set on a dirt path near the king's castle,...

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Who Owns the Data?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  February 17, 2016

The greatest meaning of “big” in “big data” is the role of data in the digital economy. The question who owns the data is big too. With IoT and cloud,...

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Data Management for 100 Year Lifecycles

by Nick Heudecker  |  January 25, 2016

What do you do when you need to ensure data can be stored, shared and retrieved not for just the next five years, but for the next one hundred? I...

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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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Massive innovations in data science yet to come

by Alexander Linden  |  August 27, 2015

Of course, clients ask us, Gartner's Advanced Analytics team, about the key trends in Advanced Analytics and Data Science...  Well, here is a somewhat dated overview of advanced analytics trends we...

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Back-to-School Special: Big Data Analytics

by Martin Kihn  |  August 26, 2015

More tragic than the dying bleats of summer is this sad story: Big Data is not intrinsically suited to analytics. I'm sorry, but it's true. Distributed storage and massive scale can...

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