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So You Finally Hired a Data Scientist

by Frances Russell  |  March 8, 2019

So, Marketing leaders, you have a new data scientist on your team? First of all, congratulations! Data scientists are rare and expensive, which means hiring one is a true feat...

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Forecasting a Recession?

by Andrew White  |  February 28, 2019

There is increasing talk in the mass media of an economic slowdown. It even pops up in general conversation at dinner with colleagues and even clients. It is clearly a...

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The Silver Lining related to Bad Data Quality

by Andrew White  |  January 9, 2019

Much of my working day focuses on helping clients tackle various aspects of data quality.  Data quality is a broad term; I really mean data integrity across many dimensions such...

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Our Top Data and Analytics Predicts for 2019

by Andrew White  |  January 3, 2019

Predicts 2019: Data and Analytics Strategy By 2022, 90% of corporate strategies will explicitly mention information as a critical enterprise asset and analytics as an essential competency. By 2023, data...

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Data over Substance - For Now

by Andrew White  |  November 8, 2018

There was an interesting article in today’s US print edition of the Wall Street Journal. It was titled, Wall Street Analysts Are Selling More Data. The article explains how increasingly...

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More on How Firms Make Capital Decisions

by Andrew White  |  October 17, 2018

I was stuck up the mountains (willingly, I might add) and watching the early morning mists roll back and a dark orange sun slowly emerge from the gloom, as I...

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Do You Want to Be Data Driven? I Don't Think So...

by Andrew White  |  August 20, 2018

I was once asked by a CIO to help him present to his board, on why they wanted to become data-driven. After 5 minutes of my planned 10 minute presentation...

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The Business Value of IT

by Andrew White  |  June 27, 2018

I remain perplexed as to why we (the wider "we") know so little about how investments in information and technology drive business value.  In a brand new survey of Gartner's...

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Beyond the Hype of Analytics, Comes Data

by Andrew White  |  May 24, 2018

Only the other day I blogged about another data acquisition - see Who is Buying Which Data Companies?.  Today, in the US print edition of the Financial Times, I spied...

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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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