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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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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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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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The Emerging Battleground in the Analytics & Business Intelligence Market

by Steve Crawford  |  July 12, 2017

A new battleground is emerging in the analytics and business intelligence (BI) market over embedded data science and smart data discovery.  In this new research, "Market Opportunity Map: Analytics and...

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On CRM initiatives, the CIO in 2017 is the Supportive Gatekeeper.

by Michael Maoz  |  June 22, 2017

On a call the other day with a very innovative financial services company somewhere across a sea, the wonderful Global Head of Digital Channels described their CIO as a supportive gatekeeper. What...

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New Research: How to Control Disengagement, Gain User Trust and Modernize BI and Analytics

by Andrew White  |  June 5, 2017

My colleague Joao Tapadinhas just published Five Steps to Control Disengagement, Gain User Trust, and Modernize BI and Analytics. Many data and analytics leaders supporting traditional BI struggle to deliver...

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Hey, but the guitar is in great shape, and other lessons in empathy.

by Michael Maoz  |  April 13, 2017

Empathy is wonderful, yet hard to scale. It is hard to scale out from the CEO, to senior leadership, down to Corporate Communications, to Customer Relations, to the Sales and...

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