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Methods for Valuing Data

by Andrew White  |  March 9, 2020

Diane Coyle‘a new paper, The Value of Data, is most interesting. The paper’s findings and recommendations seem somewhat consistent, and are focused on public policy implications for private markets, as...

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The Consequence of Valuing Data

by Andrew White  |  September 4, 2019

For years theorists, economists, and even tech-evangelists, have all been arguing over the value of data. Notwithstanding the hype, even the Economist in 2017 suggested in a leader article that...

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2019 Will be the Year of Data

by Andrew White  |  January 2, 2019

AI hype is at frenetic levels; will 2019 be the year such hype peaks and starts to fall? ‘Data and Analytics’ remains misunderstood as too many lay folks think it...

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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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