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Hey Ya! Cool Vendors in R&D is out…

by Michael Shanler  |  May 22, 2017

“…Now what's cooler than bein' cool? (Ice cold!)…” - André "André 3000" Benjamin from OutKast André 3000" is the 9th most influential rapper of all time  according to Rateyourmusic.com.  He’s in...

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Courts Restricting You Access to Your Own Data

by Doug Laney  |  February 23, 2017

In a recent UK case, the England and Wales High Court court ruled that the use of a vendor's API to access and extract the customer's own data constituted a use...

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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 Down...

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Lessons From The U.S. Election On Big Data And Algorithms

by Robert Hetu  |  November 10, 2016

The failure to accurately predict the outcome of the elections has caused some backlash against big data and algorithms. This is misguided. The real issue is failure to build unbiased...

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How to Find Your Inner Data Geek

by Noah Elkin  |  October 11, 2016

Like it or not, we live in a data-driven age. With the continued advance of digital business, data will only gain greater prominence. So it's up to all of us to...

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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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Hadoop is dead, long live Hadoop!

by Svetlana Sicular  |  September 29, 2016

This year, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hadoop. In 2006, we lived in the dark ages of data: Several databases were old news and a single Gartner analyst was...

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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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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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