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Stories by Andrew White

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Gartner: The battle for the cloud has not even started yet
Wed, 27th Sep 2017
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saas
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cloud services
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paas
Andrew White has an interesting framework to look at the battle for the cloud today and where he thinks it will go in the not too distant future.
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Comparing master data management with application data management
Mon, 20th Mar 2017
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gartner
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data management
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retail
Gartner Analysts delve into MDM vs. ADM, unravelling the complexities of data governance from tactical perspectives.
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The continuous subtleties of data privacy and security
Wed, 8th Feb 2017
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bi
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big data
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data protection
Global data privacy muddle dissected in FT's latest Comment piece, spotlighting the legal labyrinth across borders.
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Gartner on the challenges of artificial intelligence
Wed, 7th Dec 2016
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
If you don’t own the data or rights to that data, no amount of fancy algorithm or application will win. You need access to the vastness & variety.
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Tech boom creates too few jobs – and the point is?
Mon, 17th Oct 2016
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it industry
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it careers
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employment
The outcome is clear: though tech-driven growth has recovered, it seems that growth has been delivered at a lower level of employment.
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What to do? A little ERP? A little IOT? A little big data? Who Know...Who Cares?
Mon, 5th Sep 2016
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big data
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data analytics
Amid a tech investment muddle, is IT truly firing up productivity or just a shot in the dark? Let's disentangle the ROI riddle.
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Gartner opinion: Are we more productive? – the final conundrum
Mon, 22nd Aug 2016
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gartner
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productivity
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it professionals
Owning or using a smart phone to do your email in bed is not being more productive; it just increase output at the same rate and ruins many things.
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Microsoft targets mother of all professional people master data with LinkedIn buy
Wed, 15th Jun 2016
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microsoft
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linkedin
So you saw the announcement: Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for over $26bn. Our team were contemplating the meaning of the deal.
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Looking at Health IT: When integration isn’t enough
Wed, 15th Jun 2016
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it in healthcare
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gartner
EHR adoption in US hospitals is high, but lack of interoperability and excess costs hamper progress. #HealthIT #EHR.
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The hype and misunderstanding surrounding analytics
Tue, 5th Apr 2016
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big data
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data analytics
The hype related to analytic technologies and vendors continues unabated. It seems that investors are still pushing up prices of analytic vendors.
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Data and analytic topics on the minds of CIOs
Thu, 25th Feb 2016
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cios
I had the good fortune to be present (and presenting) at our US CIO Leadership Forum in Phoenix, Arizona this week.