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Calling Chief Data Officers - Working with your Organizations CFO

by Andrew White  |  May 11, 2020

I was reading a paper over the weekend that explored the relationship between financial frictions and productivity. This does not sound like a barnstormer, I admit, but stick with me...

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How IT Drives Business Growth – Your Guess is as good as mine. Perhaps.

by Andrew White  |  October 28, 2018

My fascination with the implied relationship between IT and how it drives value, how we account for how IT drives business value and growth, continues apace.  Readers of this blog...

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Are You Spending Enough on Training and Education?

by Andrew White  |  August 21, 2018

I suspect not. I was reading an interesting article in last week’s Economist titled, “Time to Get in Training: Companies Must Overcome Skills Shortages”. The article calls out a data...

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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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Intangibles Now Drive More Productivity Than Tangibles - Perhaps

by Andrew White  |  August 10, 2018

I recently read Capitalism without Capital which I thought was a great book.  Here is my review.  It turns out that I have read a number of research papers and...

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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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Small Organizations May Innovate, But Larger Firms are More Productive?

by Andrew White  |  August 7, 2018

It so happens that I was reading another article about productivity and this actually suggested that firm size and resulting complexity actually helps drive productivity-inducing change..... An argument for why...

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Special Report Helps Prepare You for Increased Business Value from AI

by Andrew White  |  July 26, 2018

If you have read my blog in the last year or so you would have noticed a couple of themes on which I have mused: In general, any technology only...

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Economic Growth - The Promise of Information and Technology

by Andrew White  |  April 23, 2018

  In last week’s Economist there was an article that quite simply drew me in.  The Free Exchange article was titled, “Root and Branch-Economists understand little about the causes of...

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Productivity Limits and the Impact of Innovation - How to Beat Amazon

by Andrew White  |  March 16, 2018

In past published research (see Increase the Return on Your Information Investments With the Information Yield Curve) I posited that every organization must have an imputed limit to its business...

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