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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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It is all in the name - What does "Data and Analytics" Mean?

by Andrew White  |  August 25, 2017

In my line of work you get to see a lot of marketing hype.  I even used to work in marketing, so I had the pleasure of thinking up ideas...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Toolkit: RFP for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms

by Andrew White  |  August 24, 2017

Peter Krensky and colleagues just published Toolkit: RFP for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms. This Toolkit contains request for proposal templates for data science and machine-learning platforms. These templates represent a...

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Top 5 Emerging Next Practices for Getting More from Your Data

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

In preparation for our upcoming Gartner Symposium season I thought it might be interesting and helpful to share my current top 5 emerging best practices for Enterprise Information Management -...

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