Gartner Blog Network

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 July 14)

by Andrew White  |  July 15, 2019

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the most read data and analytics research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc. Pieter den Hamer re-enters the charts this week with a newish note, but goes back to number one spot!

Read more »

GDPR – The Limits and Costs of Regulation

by Andrew White  |  July 2, 2019

The US print edition of the Financial Times yesterday published an Opinion piece by Eline Chivot, senior policy analyst for the Center of Data Innovation. The piece, titled “A reality check for GDPR: it is holding EU business back”, calls out the perhaps unintended consequences of regulation. Of course, anyone familiar with Milton Friedman would […]

Read more »

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

by Andrew White  |  July 2, 2019

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc. Donald goes right into number 1 spot with a new note this week!

Read more »

Book Review: AI Super-Powers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

by Andrew White  |  June 28, 2019

Book Review: AI Super-Powers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order, by Kai-Fu Lee, 2018. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Mr. Lee is the ex-President of Google China and now chairmen and CEO of a tech-focused investment firm focusing on China. He clearly has spent a lot of time looking for disruptive technologies and also AI […]

Read more »

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

by Andrew White  |  June 24, 2019

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc. Rita continues to dominate the data and analytics research charts!

Read more »

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

by Andrew White  |  June 19, 2019

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc. Rita has done it again – her very persuasive research is back at the top of the charts!

Read more »

Loving my new Oura Ring

by Andrew White  |  June 11, 2019

If you have read my blog you will know I love monitoring myself.  I have explored all manner of devices over the years.  i am currently a big fan and user of Muse and Kardia, and I have a new toy to report on: Oura. It’s been a week and I am enjoying the new app […]

Read more »

Salesforce acquisition of Tableau – What does it mean?

by Andrew White  |  June 11, 2019

Salesforce acquires Tableau – June 2019 (business app vendor acquires analytics/BI) Google acquires Looker– June 2019 (infrastructure/search/data broker vendor acquires analytics/BI) Salesforce closes acquisition of Mulesoft – May 2018 (business app vendor acquires data integration) Then again, classifying vendors as I do above is a loss leader – the classifications do not make sense any more since […]

Read more »

Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to June 9)

by Andrew White  |  June 10, 2019

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc.  

Read more »

Give up those Measures and Metrics to Succeed – Really

by Andrew White  |  June 10, 2019

I want to comment in an insightful and challenging Opinion piece in this last weekends US print edition of the Wall Street Journal. The article was titled, A Dearth of Data Helped Hong Kong Succeed, and it was written by Jairaj Devadiga. The article explains an odd fact that Hong Kong’s economic policy management during […]

Read more »