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Monetizing and Innovating with Information: The Art of the Possible

by Doug Laney  |  November 5, 2017

If yours is like most organizations, it’s buried in big data, much of it latent and languishing, incurring more cost than economic value. So how do you tip the scales...

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The Cost of Data Quality: One Night of Coding and an Energy Drink

by Doug Laney  |  August 2, 2017

In 1999, the $125 million Mars Climate Orbiter notoriously crashed due to the navigation team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory using the metric system in calculations while their colleagues at...

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From Moneyball to Grand Slam Information-Based Business Models

by Doug Laney  |  July 24, 2017

In 2003, Michael Lewis published the best-seller, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, featuring the nouveau analytics-based approach to evaluating baseball players developed by the Oakland Athletics' general manager,...

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Data and Analytics Strategy Predictions Through 2021

by Doug Laney  |  December 19, 2016

Several colleagues and I just published our strategy predictions for data and analytics leaders: Predicts 2017: Licensing, Legal and Language Lessons for Data and Analytics Leaders. These are not predictions...

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New Research: Toolkit: How to Evaluate the Quality of Data From Data Brokers or Other Third Parties

by Andrew White  |  November 21, 2016

My colleague Doug Laney and friends just published Toolkit: How to Evaluate the Quality of Data From Data Brokers or Other Third Parties. Information licensed from data brokers or other third...

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Why Chief Data Officers (and you) should hoard data...maybe?

by Andrew White  |  August 15, 2016

I am working on a presentation that will be shared at our IT Symposium 2016 with a colleague of mine, Kristian Steenstrup.  The title of the presentation is "CIO: Acting...

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Microsoft Links Into a Treasure Trove of Information

by Doug Laney  |  June 14, 2016

Contributing Gartner analysts: Merv Adrian and Jenny Sussin Throughout the day yesterday we listened to financial and market analysts speculate about the announced acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. Their ruminations...

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New Research: Understand the Data Brokerage Market Before Choosing a Provider

by Andrew White  |  January 8, 2016

My colleague Mario Faria just published a new note, Understand the Data Brokerage Market Before Choosing a Provider. Organizations need more, and better, externally sourced data, but the landscape of...

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