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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

A Day in the Life of an Analyst at Gartner IT Symposium XPO 2019 USA – Day 3 Oct 23 2019

by Andrew White  |  October 24, 2019

6.10am Woke up feeling really good. My Oura ring said I should feel good and she was right! Sleep score of and readiness 6.13am Rushed downstairs to grab a cafe mocha. Exciting work to do: final edits to our new Leadership Vision deck for D&A leaders/CDOs; some work ahead for year-end prep; and more. 6.40am Mused […]

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A Day in the Life of an Analyst at Gartner IT Symposium XPO 2019 USA – Day 2 Oct 22 2019

by Andrew White  |  October 23, 2019

A Day in the Life of an Analyst at Gartner IT Symposium XPO 2019 USA – day 2 October 22 2019 Awoke at 6.20am tired.  Still not sleeping that well and my Oura ring confirmed it with a drop in  sleep score from 90 to 79.  Latency (fell asleep too fast) and restfulness are the […]

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A Day in the Life of an Analyst at Gartner IT Symposium XPO 2019 USA – Day 1 Oct 21 2019

by Andrew White  |  October 22, 2019

Awoke at 7.15am refreshed. Even my Oura ring app said I should be feeling great! I had a hard time getting to sleep. Maybe it was the pillow or hotel noises. But the late start certainly helped get a great sleep score of 90 and readiness score of 84. 8.00am Mused:         […]

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

by Andrew White  |  October 21, 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. Saul Judah‘s new note on must-have foundations for data and analytics governance goes right into number 1 spot this week – he has a following and its a hot […]

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Gartner IT Symposium XPO 2019 Keynote: More About Business than Technology (decision making rules!)

by Andrew White  |  October 21, 2019

We kicked off our IT Symposium XPO 2019 here in Orlando today with a keynote that introduced the concept of TechQuilibrium.  TechQuilibrium is what Gartner defines as the ideal mix of traditional and digital for your enterprise.  It certainly is an exciting time to be involved with IT and how changes our businesses, our livelihood, […]

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Featured New Research: 7 Must-Have Foundations for Modern Data and Analytics Governance

by Andrew White  |  October 18, 2019

7 Must-Have Foundations for Modern Data and Analytics Governance Data and analytics leaders can exploit business opportunities and challenges only if they have established the right foundations for data and analytics governance. Now is the time to lay down the must-have governance foundations for future data and analytics success. By Saul Judah

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Oct 13)

by Andrew White  |  October 16, 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. Lydia Clougherty Jones new note entered the charts last week at number 14 and in its second week stole the show and moved into top spot!  Try out some […]

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Data and Economic Growth

by Andrew White  |  October 15, 2019

It was a dream: to be able to read something about information theory and economics- from the IMF. If you are like me, grab a coffee and read The Economics and Implications of Data. First a most important quote from the paper: “…[D]ata has the potential to contribute to economic growth through its use as […]

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The Ultimate Source of Differentiation: Rare Data

by Andrew White  |  October 14, 2019

A debate resurfaced in our team recently as we were discussing plans for research topics next year. I am not actually sure why we do such things; the ‘year’ is an artificial thing we created to organize certain activities. Often it is more a strait-jacket that prevents continuous processes like innovation. But I digress. We […]

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

by Andrew White  |  October 8, 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. Sally Parker has just updated two of our most popular notes concerning organizational models and roles and skills related to data and analytics governance.  Her second note of the […]

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