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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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Algorithm Patents Increased 30x The Past Fifteen Years

by Doug Laney  |  October 24, 2016

Recently at Gartner we have been researching issues surrounding the ownership and legal protection of a company's information assets and analytic models. Since information can be legally protected only via copyrights (in...

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Hadoop Summit EU 2014

by Joerg Fritsch  |  April 4, 2014

I wanted to blog about some impressions and personal notes that I made during the EU Hadoopsummit. First impression: it was a huge grab-bag and lots of fun. Vendors and...

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O Hadoop Users, Where Art Thou?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  March 18, 2014

One of my projects this year wants to clarify how companies can secure the Hadoop Ecosystem. The Hadoop ecosystem is huge and has many moving parts that are internally managed by...

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Look ma no perimeter!

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 16, 2014

In October 2013 I was very surprised when I read that the Jericho Forum had declared success and chose to “sunset”. A statement published by The Open Group ( declares...

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Who Owns (really owns) "Big Data"

by Doug Laney  |  April 3, 2013

Given all the hype over Big Data and concerns of data ownership, I thought it would be interesting to explore who actually owns Big Data, no I mean really owns...

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The Knockoff Economy: how imitation spurs innovation -- A Book Review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  August 24, 2012

The Knockoff Economy  explores the validity of the belief that innovation and growth only happen when there are strong protections against copying or duplication.  The authors, both lawyers, make a...

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The World Has Changed. Innovation Strategy Should Too.

by Darin Stewart  |  August 1, 2012

Innovation is the lifeblood of the modern enterprise. Companies must continually revise, refine and expand their portfolio of products and competencies if they are to thrive in the modern economy....

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The Spectre of "Constitution-free Cyber-Zones," if it Even Matters

by Ramon Krikken  |  April 3, 2012

In an NY Times Op-Ed "How China Steals Our Secrets," Richard Clarke notes: "Under Customs authority, the Department of Homeland Security could inspect what enters and exits the United States...

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