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MicroStrategy World 2018 Key Takeaways

by Cindi Howson  |  January 29, 2018

MicroStrategy hosted its annual user conference to 2500 people earlier this month in Las Vegas. This was one of the few times in more than a decade that I could...

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Happy New Year, BI Bake Off, and Data

by Cindi Howson  |  January 5, 2018

Happy New Year! Baby, it’s cold outside, but it’s hot in data in analytics! I’m in New Jersey, a toasty -11 Fahrenheit today (that’s -23 in Celsius) so I already...

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A Look Back on Analytics and BI in 2017

by Cindi Howson  |  December 14, 2017

Did 2017 feel more dramatic, frenetic to you? It did to me. For sure, there is never a dull day in data and analytics at Gartner. While several of us...

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Analytics and Community at Salesforce's Dreamforce

by Cindi Howson  |  November 21, 2017

I attended my first Salesforce Dreamforce user conference earlier this month, along with 171,000 of my other friends! As it was my first time attending, I was overwhelmed but impressed...

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Analytics Thought Leadership a la ThoughtSpot and Condoleezza Rice

by Cindi Howson  |  November 7, 2017

Analytics and BI is a crowded market. So what’s a new vendor to do to get on people’s radar? Bring in some serious star power courtesy of Condoleezza Rice and...

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Tableau: Aiming to Empowering the Individual and the Enterprise

by Cindi Howson  |  October 12, 2017

I’m just back from Tableau’s 10th annual user conference where 14,000 attendees convened in Las Vegas to share best practices, hear about the roadmap, test drive new capabilities, and party!...

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What Modern Analytics and BI Means for You

by Cindi Howson  |  September 22, 2017

It's hard to believe that it is already two years ago that Gartner first formally published our definition of modern BI and Analytics. We got a lot right in that...

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Timely Product Insights: Microsoft Power BI, SAS Visual Analytics, and More

by Cindi Howson  |  August 10, 2017

Hi! Remember my New Year’s resolution, and reference to a vague goal I couldn’t tell you about in January? It is that Gartner is officially piloting more frequent updates to the...

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Pervasive BI and Analytics: Are We There Yet?

by Cindi Howson  |  August 2, 2017

Based on our just published survey note, BI and analytics adoption has nudged up to about 32% of employees in an organization. Are you a glass-half-full person who thinks this...

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Behind the Scenes at the Data and Analytics Summit in Brazil

by Cindi Howson  |  July 12, 2017

Last month I was lucky enough to again participate at our Data and Analytics Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but this year, with a touch more pressure.  Here is a...

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