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Category: 'decision-making' Blog Posts

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Data-driven doesn’t mean Data only Decisions

by Andrew White  |  May 28, 2020

A perfect article landed in my lap Saturday morning that highlighted the fallacy so many people make in the belief of being data-driven. Too often I will be on a...

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Decision Making with Uncertainty Requires Wideward Thinking

by Andrew White  |  May 4, 2020

Everything Changes COVID-19 and the related economic fallout has pushed organizations to extreme cost optimization decision making with uncertainty. As a result, Data, Analytics and AI are in even greater...

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IT Really Doesn’t Matter After All, But Decisions Do.

by Andrew White  |  January 28, 2020

After reading A Random Search for Excellence (2009), a research paper from Deloitte Consulting, I was both fascinated, depressed, and intrigued. The research paper surmises that management books extolling effective...

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Your Assumptions for 2020, Plan B and War Games

by Andrew White  |  January 3, 2020

What are the assumptions you use to base your plans for 2020? It probably makes sense to be clear what assumptions underpin your plans for the coming year.  After all,...

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What's so Special About 50:50?

by Andrew White  |  December 16, 2019

A few years ago, a colleague in our team, Frank Buytendijk, led a review of our client inquiries. He was trying to validate a finding we already knew anecdotally: Most...

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Gartner IT Symposium XPO 2019 Keynote: More About Business than Technology (decision making rules!)

by Andrew White  |  October 21, 2019

We kicked off our IT Symposium XPO 2019 here in Orlando today with a keynote that introduced the concept of TechQuilibrium.  TechQuilibrium is what Gartner defines as the ideal mix...

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Back to the Future with Business Process Management

by Andrew White  |  April 12, 2019

Do you remember the Seven Year Itch?  If you are like me, a little older than you care to think about, then you will remember that iconic movie.  It remains...

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What is going on in the world of data and analytics?

by Andrew White  |  March 22, 2019

I have blogged before (see this from 2014: A Day in the Life of an Analyst” at Gartner’s IT/Expo Symposium – Day 3) about the hot topics I discussed with...

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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 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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