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When is a Data Lake an Enterprise Data Lake (EDL)?

by Andrew White  |  July 11, 2016

I was on one of those briefings where a 'newish', small vendor was telling me how unique they were and how their approach was brand new and never seen before....

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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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Three reasons why the Internet of Things (IOT) will dwarf Big Data

by Andrew White  |  June 1, 2015

I blogged the other day about how I believe IOT will dwarf Big Data.  Over the weekend I was thinking about this more and three reasons why I think this is...

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IBM's Insight 2014 Conference - Headline Messages and Perspectives

by Andrew White  |  October 31, 2014

I was at IBM's Insights event in Las Vegas the week for a couple of days.  Here are some of my perspectives of the event.  I also compare and contrast...

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SearchDataManagement Asks: "Is it too soon for unstructured data governance?" I say, “It’s long overdue”.

by Andrew White  |  September 25, 2014

I had no choice – as soon as I read the headline I had to click to read the article.  I had received an email alert from SearchDataManagement that ran...

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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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Do What I Mean – Not What I Say, and the Role of Text Mining and Analytics.

by Andrew White  |  December 10, 2013

Excellent article in the Wall Street Journal, US print edition, Friday December 6th 2013 called, “Banks scan trader talk for trouble”.  I thought this was a fascinating text analytics and...

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Turning Noise into Signals...

by Andrew White  |  December 9, 2013

Excellent article in the Wall Street Journal, US print edition, Friday December 6th 2013 called, “Banks scan trader talk for trouble”.  I thought this was a fascinating text analytics and...

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Day in the life of a Gartner analyst at Symposium (day 2)

by Andrew White  |  October 8, 2013

5.30am up and about- checking on the wife and kids.  Cleared emails.  Continued to work on a thread with Ted Friedman and Eric Thoo regarding the differences and similarities between...

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The Value of Data when Dead, or Alive

by Andrew White  |  September 23, 2013

First the good news.  In Top Climate Scientists admit global warming forecasts were wrong, the Telegraph reports on a leaked report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  This...

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