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Loneliness, Happiness and the Analytics and BI Bake Off

by Cindi Howson  |  March 19, 2019

We just completed our fifth annual Analytics and BI bake off in Orlando and our first ever bake off in London.  These bake offs are action-packed, informative sessions that I...

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2019 Analytics and BI Magic Quadrant: Are You Using Responsibly?

by Cindi Howson  |  February 27, 2019

The 2019 Analytics and BI Magic Quadrant published two weeks ago. Are you using it responsibly? We wait just as anxiously as you do for the MQ to publish. And...

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The Year Ahead in Analytics and BI - The Bake Off Goes Bigger

by Cindi Howson  |  January 15, 2019

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had restful and rejuvenating holidays. We have a lot in store for you in 2019 and no doubt the frenetic pace of innovation and...

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Look Back on Analytics and BI in 2018

by Cindi Howson  |  December 20, 2018

How are you doing with all that merry making and holiday baking? I am woefully behind .... chaos at home, MQ time, and hard to believe but, yep, already pulling...

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Take Aways from ThoughtSpot's First Analytics User Conference

by Cindi Howson  |  November 27, 2018

Earlier this month, I attended ThoughtSpot’s first customer conference in Washington, DC, along with about 700 other customers, prospects, and partners. As first conferences go, it was both large in attendance...

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Happy Thanksgiving and Data for Good Updates

by Cindi Howson  |  November 20, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! Many of you in the U.S. are celebrating Thanksgiving this week, and if you are in a global organization, perhaps happier for a quieter work week. For me,...

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The Best Analytics and BI Tool, Take Two

by Cindi Howson  |  October 25, 2018

Many of our inquiry calls focus on who has the best BI tool, or even strengths and weaknesses between particular products.  The note that best answers this across all of...

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Data and Analytics from a Mexico Perspective

by Cindi Howson  |  October 8, 2018

We held our inaugural Data and Analytics Summit in Mexico City last month. Here’s what I learned about data and analytics from the Mexico perspective. Data and analytics is hot....

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A Day in the Life of a Gartner Analyst

by Cindi Howson  |  September 3, 2018

Someone recently asked me what an industry analyst does all day:  do we think up the latest trends? Debate the impact of AI on the workforce?  We certainly do those...

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Data for Good: Movement or Moment?

by Cindi Howson  |  July 20, 2018

A few weeks ago, we published a research note on how to Use Data for Good to Impact Society. For me, this note is from the heart and soul; I...

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