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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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Analytics Thought Leadership a la ThoughtSpot and Condoleezza Rice

by Cindi Howson  |  November 7, 2017

Analytics and BI is a crowded market. So what’s a new vendor to do to get on people’s radar? Bring in some serious star power courtesy of Condoleezza Rice and...

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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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Why Smart Drugs Will Start in IT

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 22, 2017

After seven months of work, my research on cognitive enhancement drugs (CEDs) in IT finally published. It published as part of Gartner’s annual Maverick project, which is a bit like...

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What Modern Analytics and BI Means for You

by Cindi Howson  |  September 22, 2017

It's hard to believe that it is already two years ago that Gartner first formally published our definition of modern BI and Analytics. We got a lot right in that...

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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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No, SQL Isn't Disappearing

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 29, 2017

Occasionally, clients ask what the horizon looks like for a replacement for SQL as the dominant language for data management and analytics. They're not asking about a replacement for the...

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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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Google/Walmart Tie-Up Leaves Data Use and Ownership Unanswered

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 23, 2017

Google and Walmart have announced a partnership where Google Home users can purchase Walmart's products using voice ordering. As Recode points out, the intent of the partnership is to blunt...

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Data Lake Webinar Recap

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 14, 2017

Last Thursday I presented the webinar "From Pointless to Profitable: Using Data Lakes for Sustainable Analytics Innovation" to about 300 attendees. While we don't consider webinar polling results valid data...

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