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Social housing doesn't just need to digitize. It needs to digitalize. Here's why...

by Alan D. Duncan  |  November 29, 2016

I have been privileged to participate in several events organised by the UK National Housing Federation recently, and I will be part of a forthcoming a panel discussion at the NHF IT...

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Is it time for text analytics in Financial Services?

by Alan D. Duncan  |  September 21, 2016

Lately, Gartner account teams have been highlighting an increasing interest in text and voice analytics within their financial services clients. This is sometimes characterised as the desire for "natural language processing" or...

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The BICC is dead...

by Alan D. Duncan  |  March 11, 2016

There has been some chatter on social media following our Sydney and London Summits about Gartner declaring the Business Intelligence Competency Centre, or “BICC”, to be dead. Ahead of our next...

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"Outside for a square go in the car park!" An analyst's view from the floor: Gartner BI & Analytics Summits, February 2016

by Alan D. Duncan  |  March 1, 2016

Last week, I was in Sydney for the first Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit of 2016. A great kick-off to the year, with a lot of engagement around the...

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A Day In the Life of An Analyst at BI Summit, Munich - Day 2

by Alan D. Duncan  |  October 19, 2015

First up, I'm delighted to report that the FitBit thing is working...! There's a combination of stimuli - showing how much I'm walking, how much I'm drinking, and the calorie counting function...

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A Day In the Life of an Analyst at Gartner BI Summit, Munich - Day 1

by Alan D. Duncan  |  October 15, 2015

Taking a prompt from my esteemed colleague Andrew White and his epic blog notes from the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, I thought it was time to put fingers to the...

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Tableau On Tour London

by Alan D. Duncan  |  July 9, 2015

It's been a fair while since I was able to find time to write to my blog - having been at Gartner for nine months now, I think I'm getting...

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Show Me The Money! Thoughts on the O'Reilly Data Science Salary Survey

by Alan D. Duncan  |  December 4, 2014

Publisher O'Reilly Media recently released its 2014 Data Science Salary Survey. Whether you accept the specific details of the survey or not, It's maybe not really too surprising that Hadoop/Hive/Python/R programmers...

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Getting the Goat: the "Gartner Predicts" Season, and Assessing Predictions Past...

by Alan D. Duncan  |  November 24, 2014

In the IT industry, this is the time of year for predictions. We're all going prediction crazy, and at Gartner, things are no different. So it's crystal balls and Tarot cards at the ready, and...

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November Travelogue Part 2: Data in Dublin

by Alan D. Duncan  |  November 13, 2014

November is proving to be a busy month for me, travel and event-wise. Following straight on from the IBM event on Bonfire Night, I hopped on a flight to Dublin...

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