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Andrew White
Research VP
8 years at Gartner
22 years IT industry

Andrew White is a Distinguished Analyst and VP. His roles include Chief of Research and Content Lead for Data and Analytics. His main research focus is data and analytics strategy, platforms, and governance. Read Full Bio

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to June 28)

by Andrew White  |  June 30, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Ankush Jain’s new note, Cost Optimization Is Crucial for Modern Data Management Programs, entered the charts last week right in at “number 1” spot.  It was our most read data and analytics research last week, excluding branded content such as Magic Quadrants.  Enjoy!

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Data and Analytics in the Coming Cash and M&A Bonanza

by Andrew White  |  June 29, 2020

Back in April as the Covid-19 reset was winding itself around the global economy I asked in a blog if your company had stashed enough cash away. I asked this question as several threads had converged in my head and has been triggered by an article in the Economist: Firms that enter an economic downturn […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to June 21)

by Andrew White  |  June 26, 2020

Frank Buytendijk’s new note, Tie Your Data and Analytics Initiatives to Stakeholders and Their Business Goals, published a couple of weeks ago, just moved up the charts and was our most-read piece of research across D&A excluding branded notes such as Magic Quadrants. This is Frank’s second “number 1” this year. Enjoy!

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to June 8)

by Andrew White  |  June 16, 2020

Rita Sallam’s new note, Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics, 2020, has just gone back to “number 1” spot! It was our most read piece of research across data and analytics excluding all our branded work. Enjoy!

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to June 1)

by Andrew White  |  June 9, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly on gartner.com. Donna Medeiros new note, a special report on Use Data and Analytics to Lead Your Business During and After the COVID-19 Crisis, published last week and went straight into the “number 1” spot!  It was our most-read research piece across all of […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to May 31)

by Andrew White  |  June 3, 2020

Rita Sallam‘s new note, Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics, 2020, moved back up the chart last week and was our most-read note across Data and Analytics ignoring branded notes such as Magic Quadrants. This note was “number 1” three weeks ago too so it is proving to be a mega-hit! Enjoy!

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Data in the News : Tax and Explainable AI

by Andrew White  |  June 2, 2020

I saw two news articles today that emphasizes the role of data in our world. Both explore various public policy initiatives – one proposing a tax on data that would contribute to the monetization of data; the other on the regulation of AI algorithms to help explain their outputs. A Tax on Data Could Fix […]

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New Data &Analytics Webinar: Use Data Ethics to Overcome COVID-19’s “No Win” Data Use Choices June 17th

by Andrew White  |  June 1, 2020

Use Data Ethics to Overcome COVID-19’s “No Win” Data Use Choices Discussion topics: What good data ethics look like and why it’s not outcome determinative Apply data ethics when COVID-19 data collection and use dilemmas present “no win” situations Use data ethics to make tough data sharing decisions while advancing business value resiliency

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Data-driven doesn’t mean Data only Decisions

by Andrew White  |  May 28, 2020

A perfect article landed in my lap Saturday morning that highlighted the fallacy so many people make in the belief of being data-driven. Too often I will be on a client inquiry or meeting a conference attendees (during the last economy, not this one!) and their assumptions would be laid out in front of me: […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to May 24)

by Andrew White  |  May 28, 2020

Frank Buytendijk scored his first 2020 top 20 “hit” of most-read D&A research excluding our branded research last week. Check out his note: Complete your Data and Analytics Strategy with a Clear Value Proposition. Enjoy!

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