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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 Sep 13)

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Mark Beyer scored his first “number 1” hit of the year last week with his new note, Smart Data Sharing Requires Mapping Use Cases to Architectures and Solutions.  This was the most-read note in all of data and analytics last week, excluding branded research such […]

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Applying Zero-based Budgeting to Get Zero-Based Analytics

by Andrew White  |  September 14, 2020

How many times are you asked to justly the Analytics and BI team or the work they regularly undertake in behalf of the business? If you are responsible for supporting or producing insight as a service to your business counterparts, which is a common capability in many IT organizations, then you will be familiar with […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Sep 6)

by Andrew White  |  September 9, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Carlie Idoine scored her second “number 1” hit of the year.  The note, Build a Comprehensive Ecosystem for Citizen Data Science to Drive Analytics, was originally published last year but the content is proving interesting for those clients interested in citizen data science.  It was […]

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New Data and Analytics Special Report: The State of D&A Organizations and Roles Is in Flux

by Andrew White  |  September 7, 2020

Gartner analyst Jorgen Heizenberg led a new special report focused on data and analytics that was just published: The State of D&A Organizations and Roles Is in Flux: A Gartner Trend Insight Report D&A leaders, including chief data officers, must organize their D&A business for data-driven innovation and transformation, while still promoting consistency and scalability. […]

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New Data and Analytics Special Report: Flip ‘Don’t Share Data’ Mantras — Introducing Gartner’s ‘Must Share Data Unless’ Data Sharing Model

by Andrew White  |  September 2, 2020

Gartner analyst Lydia Clougherty Jones led a new Special Report that was just published.  It is titled: Flip ‘Don’t Share Data’ Mantras — Introducing Gartner’s ‘Must Share Data Unless’ Data Sharing Model. Resistance to data sharing derails alignment between D&A strategies and business outcomes. D&A leaders, including CDOs, should flip the outdated “don’t share data” […]

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The Top Old (and Most Reliable) Trends in Data and Analytics

by Andrew White  |  September 2, 2020

We are obsessed with new.  It may be a trait of our species – we just can’t not look for, and seek the new, the shiny, the innovation.  In fact I was inspired by a new book I ordered this morning.  The book is called The Innovators Delusion, which does seem to be a bit […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Aug 30)

by Andrew White  |  September 1, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Kurt Schlegel scores his first “number 1” hit this year with this new note, Sports Analytics and the Power of Data Literacy When People Care About Metrics.  This was our most-read piece of research across all of data and analytics excluding branded research […]

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Stop your Data Quality Project and Start your Outcome-based Data Governance Program

by Andrew White  |  August 26, 2020

I spoke to a client recently who had this question:   “I need help to develop a survey to ask our employees around the company how they regard the various subjective metrics tied to data quality.” The question got more curious.  Apparently, the executive leadership including COO in the business was asking for definitions and progress […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Aug 23)

by Andrew White  |  August 24, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Saul Judah knocked chart-topping Rita Sallam off the number one spot last week with his new note, Adopt SMART Principles for Adaptive Data and Analytics Governance.  This was our most-read note across data and analytics exceeding branded research such as Magic Quadrants.  This is Saul’s […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Aug 16)

by Andrew White  |  August 18, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Rita Sallam did it again!  For three consecutive weeks (and 7 weeks overall this year) her new note (Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics, 2020) was “number 1” last week and was our most-read piece of research across data and analytics, excluding branded research […]

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