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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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Does IT Matter? Oh Yes, And Here’s Why!

by Andrew White  |  November 14, 2013

In 2004 Nicolas Carr published, “Does IT Matter”.  It was a hit – and he knew it would be.  He described IT as a commodity and, despite the growing investment...

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Gartner Inquiry: Helping Business Users Convince IT to help!

by Andrew White  |  November 12, 2013

This week I had one of the oddest inquiries I have seen in 11 years as an analyst.  I dialed in and met with 3 business users.  Their challenge was...

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Big Data is Watching You

by Andrew White  |  February 21, 2013

Wall Street Journal, Print Edition, January 18, 2013: “A Little Digging Unmasks DNA Donor Names”. The article highlighted how researchers were able to match data that was anonymously stored from...

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Gartner IT/Expo 2012 Trip Report Day 3

by Andrew White  |  October 25, 2012

Very, very busy day but somehow the energy levels keep on coming.  The questions keep on coming too – and that is what seems to excite and generate adrenalin.  Another...

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How do you get started with MDM?

by Andrew White  |  July 9, 2009

Why is there no simple, automated, or formalized, blue print for getting MDM going? I was talking with a sales person today who wanted help to initiate a dialog with a client that...

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A tale of two MDM initiatives…

by Andrew White  |  June 19, 2009

This week I had the pleasure of spending time with two end user organizations that helped me draw out some important considerations.  Company A was very much a large, global...

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Social Software to help enterprises to outperform?

by Andrew White  |  January 30, 2009

A few Gartner analysts compared notes after reading this blog by Craig Roth at Burton Group Blogs.  The take away from the blog, aptly named, The Elephant in the Social...

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