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Back to the Future with Business Process Management

by Andrew White  |  April 12, 2019

Do you remember the Seven Year Itch?  If you are like me, a little older than you care to think about, then you will remember that iconic movie.  It remains...

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New Research: Toolkit: How to Classify Information Assets to Be Governed in Applications

by Andrew White  |  February 10, 2016

I just published a new piece of research: Toolkit: How to Classify Information Assets to Be Governed in Applications. Information governance leaders should use this Toolkit to classify what data should...

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A Data Lake without any information governance is a data cesspool

by Andrew White  |  September 9, 2015

I had the good fortune of speaking at two briefings last week - one in Dallas and the other in Houston.  The sun was out, the heat was on, and...

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The Inexorable Rise of Self Service Data Integration

by Andrew White  |  May 22, 2015

let's keep this simple: "self-service", the art of moving work from supplier to customer, tends to reduce costs for a supplier and increase costs for the customer.  At the same...

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Hot Topics from the Field – 3 Days on the Road and this is what is moving and shaking in Information Management

by Andrew White  |  September 12, 2014

I just spent the good fortune of spending a couple days in Western Canada.  I met with numerous end-users spanning several industries included public sector (several different departments), mining, retail,...

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The Tangled Web Systems Integrators Weave

by Andrew White  |  August 26, 2014

I was on an inquiry today with an end-user.  It went like this: “We have an ERP system –its pretty much stable and OK – but the data within it...

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IBM’s Big Data and Analytics Analyst Summit, NY, Day 1

by Andrew White  |  June 11, 2014

Well that was a fun-filled day!  I made copious notes and here are a few highlights, on various topics, in no particular order of value or priority.  Note the day...

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When is Master Data Management (MDM) Not MDM?

by Andrew White  |  March 31, 2014

I called into a real peach of an inquiry today with a large, industrial end-user organization.  The written part of the question was really well structured and actually applies to...

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Why your ERP (Business Application) is only as good as your Information

by Andrew White  |  February 25, 2014

A colleague of mine (Debbie Wilson) shared a link to a survey from the Electronic Manufacturing Service Industry website.  Though specific to an industry and its use of ERP solutions,...

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Day in the life of a Gartner analyst at Symposium (day 3)

by Andrew White  |  October 10, 2013

Wednesday 5.45am up and ready to go – 15 minutes later than normal.  Cleared inbox but very light again – Symposium work levels.  Read CNBC news pages.  Spotted a tell...

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