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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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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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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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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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Disney Bets on the Value of Information over the Value of Channel

by Andrew White  |  August 10, 2017

I was so moved at yesterday's news from Disney that the company plans to pull its content from Netflix in order prime its own digital channel.  I emailed our data...

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Getting More with Doing Less - The Productivity Puzzle

by Andrew White  |  February 25, 2017

Productivity (the lack thereof being the bane of many advanced economies) can basically be summarized as getting more with less.  More specifically improved productivity comes about when the ratio of...

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When Maintaining a "Second" Set of Financial "Books" is Worthwhile

by Andrew White  |  November 23, 2016

  We all know the implications of a 'second set of books': The implication is that a firm or operating concern publishes one set of 'official' finances, typically publicly or...

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China Report: Roving Analyst Experience In China

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2016

I spent 3 days in Singapore week before last and then all last week in China.  Here is a little "report" I compiled as I traveled around the place.  Firstly...

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New Research: Monetizing data from IOT and New Market Guides for MDM of Customer and Product Data

by Andrew White  |  September 12, 2016

It has been a busy week while I was traveling.  Lots of research published - not sure I can capture it all. Ted Friedman and friends published Prepare to Monetize Data...

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New Research: In Digital Business, the Value of Connections Is Predicated on the Value of Information

by Andrew White  |  August 15, 2016

My colleague Saul Judah and I just published this note: In Digital Business, the Value of Connections Is Predicated on the Value of Information. A key element of digital business is...

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