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Post-COVID-19, Retailers Must Get FMCG Demand Right

by Robert Hetu  |  June 11, 2020

Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) retailers were deemed essential during the COVID-19 crisis and grew top-line sales. But now they face significant challenges from the aftermath. They must return to operational...

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Robust Machine Learning needs Data and a Lot More

by Sumit Agarwal  |  May 27, 2020

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,...

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Stop Talking About “Hadoop”

by Merv Adrian  |  March 4, 2020

As an analyst, I get many inquiries about Hadoop. Few of them bear much resemblance to the ones I took 5 or 6 years ago. The investor inquiries are similar...

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2019: When We Exceeded 1 Billion Knowledge Workers

by Craig Roth  |  December 11, 2019

At some point this year, someone, somewhere in the world started work for the first day of a new job without realizing he was the one billionth knowledge worker currently employed.  It...

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Data and Economic Growth

by Andrew White  |  October 15, 2019

It was a dream: to be able to read something about information theory and economics- from the IMF. If you are like me, grab a coffee and read The Economics...

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Pitfalls of Algorithmic Decisions and How to Handle Them

by Jitendra Subramanyam  |  August 24, 2019

This post is by Veena Variyam, Director, Infrastructure & Operations Advisory and Research at Gartner. Algorithmic Decisions (and Pitfalls) are Everywhere Machine learning algorithms with access to large data sets...

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There is Only One DBMS Market!

by Merv Adrian  |  July 23, 2019

This post was jointly authored by Adam Ronthal, Donald Feinberg, and Merv Adrian On 16-Jul-2019, Gartner published new research titled “There is Only One DBMS Market”, by Adam Ronthal, Donald Feinberg and Merv Adrian....

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The Future of Database Management Systems Is Cloud

by Merv Adrian  |  June 23, 2019

On Friday, 20-June-2019, Gartner published new research titled "The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud" by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian and Adam Ronthal. The thesis: cloud is now the default...

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Loneliness, Happiness and the Analytics and BI Bake Off

by Cindi Howson  |  March 19, 2019

We just completed our fifth annual Analytics and BI bake off in Orlando and our first ever bake off in London.  These bake offs are action-packed, informative sessions that I...

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2019 Analytics and BI Magic Quadrant: Are You Using Responsibly?

by Cindi Howson  |  February 27, 2019

The 2019 Analytics and BI Magic Quadrant published two weeks ago. Are you using it responsibly? We wait just as anxiously as you do for the MQ to publish. And...

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