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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 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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The Cloud Wars – Finally?

by Andrew White  |  May 26, 2020

In September 2017 I noted that the real cloud war had not even started: The Battle for the Cloud Has Not Even Started Yet. My thinking had emerged around this time as I was just exploring Oracle’s cloud strategy and it was clear that Oracle was not winning the war that the press and media […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to May 17)

by Andrew White  |  May 22, 2020

Rita Sallam scores her first top 20 number 1 hit of the year with a brand new note: Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics, 2020. This was a project Rita led last year and it seems she has hit on a gold mine. Rita also published a couple of other notes too, so she […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to May 10)

by Andrew White  |  May 14, 2020

Melody Chien scored her second “number 1” hit last week with a new note just published: Build a D&A-Enabled Public Health Command Center Platform for Pandemic Response. In fact last week saw 8 new top 10 hits which could well be our biggest ever bumper week of new stuff. Enjoy!

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Calling Chief Data Officers – Working with your Organizations CFO

by Andrew White  |  May 11, 2020

I was reading a paper over the weekend that explored the relationship between financial frictions and productivity. This does not sound like a barnstormer, I admit, but stick with me for a few minutes. This does get interesting.  It turns out that CDOs, looking to exploit AI, data and analytics to drive productivity need to […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to May 3)

by Andrew White  |  May 7, 2020

Lydia Clougherty Jones scored her first “number 1” hit this year. Her new note, Data Ethics and COVID-19: Making the Right Decisions for Data Collection, Use and Sharing, was published two weeks ago but last week moved up to top spot: Our most read D&A research (excluding branded notes like Magic Quadrants) for the week. […]

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Decision Making with Uncertainty Requires Wideward Thinking

by Andrew White  |  May 4, 2020

Everything Changes COVID-19 and the related economic fallout has pushed organizations to extreme cost optimization decision making with uncertainty. As a result, Data, Analytics and AI are in even greater demand. Every decision by every executive leader need information: What investments to furlough or delay, or accelerate? What initiatives to curtail, cancel or double down […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Apr 26)

by Andrew White  |  May 4, 2020

Malcolm Hawker scores his first number 1 hit last week, our most read D&A research (excluding branded notes like Magic Quadrants) with this updated 7 Steps to Build a Successful Business Case for MDM Programs. Enjoy!

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What Will Drive Innovation in through the Reset

by Andrew White  |  April 22, 2020

The human tragedy and losses are still yet unknown and growing. Indeed, we are not exactly out of the woods with Covid-19. China, just 10 days ago, was worried about a resurgence of Covid-19 cases; Singapore last week took extensive shut-down steps (or circuit breaker, as they call it) to prevent the growth of an […]

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Apr 19)

by Andrew White  |  April 20, 2020

Alan Duncan’s new note, talking about how Storytelling is critical to getting Covid-19 messages across, entered the charts two weeks ago and last week is our most read piece of research excluding branded notes such as Magic Quadrants. Enjoy!

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