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Of Corporate Giants, Superstars, and Frontier Firms

by Andrew White  |  August 16, 2018

It seems a trend has recently become headline worthy and fashionable. For a number of years industry concentration has been growing and a number of research papers have explored the...

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Struggling to Account for the Benefits of Digitization

by Andrew White  |  August 10, 2018

  There is much afoot about how we measure our economy. Classically since the ‘40s we have used GDP and related measures to describe how well we are doing. See GDP:...

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The Role of Digital and its Impact on the IT Productivity Paradox

by Andrew White  |  July 6, 2017

I read with great interest a paper last weekend: The Coming Productivity Boom: Transforming the Physical Economy with Information, Michael Mandel and Bret Swanson.   It is now marked up all over the place...

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The Ongoing Debate - Do Robots and AI Destroy Jobs?

by Andrew White  |  July 3, 2017

Last week there was an interesting Comment in the Financial Times (see weekend July 1-2, US print edition) by Tim Hartford (undercover economist) titled, "We are still waiting for the...

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In Search of Meaningful Metrics - Part II

by Andrew White  |  September 29, 2016

    The alternative title for this blog is, "The Difference between Data and Analytic -and it makes a big difference." In the US print edition of today's Financial Times...

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Secrets and Lies: The Fed and Our GDP Data Analytic

by Andrew White  |  April 13, 2016

In the search for more information many feel that real time data is better than batch.  Just a few weeks ago I sat in a case study presentation by GE...

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The Importance of Being Data - and Correct

by Andrew White  |  December 9, 2015

The US print edition of the Financial Times carried an interesting article today that highlights the importance of data and data gathering to the value and meaning of analytics and...

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The Ongoing Productivity Paradox

by Andrew White  |  December 4, 2015

  Gillian Tett of the FT published a Comment today: 'A puzzle Yellen cannot solve with a rate rise'.  The column reports on the long standing data that suggests American...

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How Master Data Management Demand May Change in 2016

by Andrew White  |  November 26, 2015

I was reading my US copy of today's Wall Street Journal and one of the front page articles caught me eye: Falling Corporate Profits Blur U.S. Growth Outlook.  My economic...

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How IT-based Productivity MIGHT Evolve in the next few Years...

by Andrew White  |  November 18, 2015

I was reading this week's US print edition of the Economist and of course I was drawn to several articles: The Never Ending Story: First America, then Europe.  Now the...

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