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Blockchain for the Masses by IBM - A Missed Opportunity?

by Andrew White  |  August 24, 2017

It so happened that I was eating my cereal when Brigid McDermott, VP of IBM's blockchain solutions, came on the air at CNBC.  I didn't feel the interview went well....

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Spotlight on Oracle: Oracle Vendor Rating

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2017

After a long break we just published the new Oracle Vendor Rating. Oracle's transition to a cloud-centric vendor continues, replicating the strength of its on-premises technology in the cloud. It...

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The Good, The Bad, and the Get on with It (Interesting Economist Articles This Week)

by Andrew White  |  July 21, 2017

I read this week's Economist in two parts: the first half in my way from Atlanta to Seattle and the second half on my way from Seattle to Vancouver.  I...

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IBM and the Battle for the Digital Future Continues - Quietly

by Andrew White  |  April 25, 2017

IBM reports another quarter and its revenues decline again.  So far, so bad?  I wonder.  Here's the thing: the future success of businesses will not be predicated on process (what...

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A Glimpse into the Future with Global Data Excellence?

by Andrew White  |  July 15, 2015

I don't, as a rule, blog about vendor briefings.  As you can imaging there are many, many vendors that want to brief Gartner analyst.  They all want to influence us,...

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IBM's Insight 2014 Conference - Headline Messages and Perspectives

by Andrew White  |  October 31, 2014

I was at IBM's Insights event in Las Vegas the week for a couple of days.  Here are some of my perspectives of the event.  I also compare and contrast...

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A Vendor Leaves the Emerging Information Stewardship Market - Before it Even Exists!

by Andrew White  |  June 13, 2014

I generally avoid blogging about vendor briefings. Firstly, they give free exposure to vendors.  Second, there is not always much that is overly interesting.  Well, that’s not fair.  What I...

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The difference between Master Data Management and Information Governance?

by Andrew White  |  September 26, 2012

Periodically I get this question from users: what is the difference between MDM and information governance?  Normally I respond with, “MDM is information governance (at a high level), but focused...

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At IBM’s Information On Demand Conference – day 1 headlines

by Andrew White  |  October 24, 2011

Good showing, as usual, at IBM IOD.  Seems like more and more folks are into “information on demand”. Opening key note was heavy on business content, and low on technology...

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