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The Partisan Brain

by Andrew White  |  December 10, 2018

Your blogger was tucking into three pancakes, piled with lashings of butter, syrup, and a banana, when he stumbled upon page 33 of this week’s US printed edition of the...

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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 Difference between Decision Making and AI

by Andrew White  |  August 8, 2018

  I was reading a fascinating new paper by Richard Thaler titled, “From Cashews to Nudges: The Evolution of Behavioral Economics” (and slide-show), when it dawned on me that in...

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Collaborate with your Competitors to Govern Your Master Data?

by Andrew White  |  July 3, 2018

Could you collaborate with your competitors - and partners - to create and govern your master data?  Sure, why not? I saw an interesting article in today's US print edition...

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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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Strategy is Learning By Doing

by Andrew White  |  April 30, 2018

Strategy is learning by doing So said Toto Wolff, Mercedes team principle and CEO, during the F1 post-race interview in Azerbaijan.  Valtteri Bottas, one of the Mercedes F1 drivers, should...

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Book Review: Thinking in Bets - Making Smart Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

by Andrew White  |  April 20, 2018

Thinking in Bets - Making Smart Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts, Annie Duke, 2018.  Portfolio/Penguin. Of course, with a title like that I just had to read...

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How Firms Make Decisions - With Incomplete Data

by Andrew White  |  April 16, 2018

  On the front page of this weekend’s US print edition of the Wall Street Journals’ Business and Finance section was an article titled, “Overtime Pay Becomes Costly”.  The article...

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