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Book Review: Capitalism without Capital - The Rise of the Intangible Economy

by Andrew White  |  January 18, 2018

Book Review: Capitalism without Capital - The Rise of the Intangible Economy.  Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake, 2018, Princeton University Press. A most interesting book which starts out by asserting...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Infonomics and Data Security, and Data Science/ML project Success

by Andrew White  |  December 1, 2017

Nigel Shen and colleagues just published Six Pitfalls to Avoid When Planning Data Science and Machine Learning Projects. Organizational and process pitfalls in data science and machine learning projects could inadvertently...

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Don't Be a Data and Analytics Turkey

by Doug Laney  |  November 19, 2017

With Thanksgiving approaching this week in the U.S., last month in Canada, the following week in Australia, and even in the Netherlands this month, let's also give thanks for the...

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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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Being an Information Company and the Value of Data

by Andrew White  |  September 18, 2017

  In today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal there was an interesting Opinion piece by Mark Mills, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and research fellow...

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The 9/11 "Worst Responders" and the Genesis of Infonomics

by Doug Laney  |  September 11, 2017

This week as we remember the tragedy of 9/11, we also recall the awesome heroism of the "first responders." But many are unaware that there were some "worst responders" as well. My...

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Why a Book on Infonomics?

by Doug Laney  |  August 23, 2017

With its publication less than a month away, many people who have heard about, got a sneak peak of, or pre-ordered my book, Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Information Asset Management

by Andrew White  |  August 14, 2017

My colleague Doug Laney just published the Generally Accepted Information Principles for Improved Information Asset Management. Data and analytics leaders should draw on established asset management practices in establishing a set...

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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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