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Month: January 2017

Free-the-data movement meets privacy

Back when data was little and simple, self-service analysis advocates started the chant, “Free the data!” IT stood in the way, they said. Fast forward to 2016: “democratized data” has become common, but so has public concern over privacy. That nettlesome struggle drove a discussion that now stands as the data industry’s’ most important discussion …

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Qlik road goes past white coated smart guys

An earlier version of this post, with a different conclusion and minor differences, appeared in late November. Qlik CTO Anthony Deighton was drying his hands on the thick, almost cloth-like paper towels in the men’s room at the Miami Edition hotel at the recent Qlik analyst event. He heard another man in the room comparing …

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