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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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SAP Sapphire 2018 on Analytics and BI

by Cindi Howson  |  June 25, 2018

This year’s Sapphire was one of the biggest, with an estimated 21,000 people attending in Orlando, Florida.  Sapphire is a huge event, at times overwhelming as the content can range...

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Bamboozled by the Analytics and BI MQ? Four Things To Do

by Cindi Howson  |  June 8, 2018

Are you feeling bamboozled, confused, or hornswoggled by the Analytics and BI MQ? I confess, I had never heard the word hornswoggled before, until a customer used it while heatedly...

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Data, data, everywhere - Oh to be a Central Banker

by Andrew White  |  May 4, 2018

There was an interesting Opinion piece in today’s US edition of the Wall Street Journal.  It is titled, “Is the Philips Curve Dead?  And other Questions for the Fed.”  It...

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Qlik on Change, New Innovations, and Data Literacy

by Cindi Howson  |  April 30, 2018

Last week I attended Qlik’s annual partner and customer conference in Orlando, Florida. With a new CEO, recently reduced workforce, and shift in strategy (see the MQ), I wasn’t sure...

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Wisdom, Women in Tech, and Alexa

by Cindi Howson  |  April 2, 2018

The last six weeks have been a whirl wind with three summits in three continents, the Analytics and BI MQ publishing, and women’s history month. Oh, and I almost forgot...

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BI Bake Off and Battling the Opioid Epidemic

by Cindi Howson  |  March 13, 2018

Last week we hosted the fourth annual Gartner BI Bake Off in Dallas, Texas. Over 3800 people attended the summit with about 800 arriving early on Sunday for the Bake...

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Highlights From SAS on Data for Good and Shift to Open Platform

by Cindi Howson  |  February 23, 2018

Last week I had the opportunity to attend SAS’s annual analyst briefing, this year in sunny Naples, Florida. As I left New Jersey at a chilly 15F degrees, I couldn’t...

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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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