Analyst Profile
Andrew White
Andrew White
VP Distinguished Analyst
Atlanta, GA USA
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Years of Experience
12 years at Gartner
21 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Enterprise Business Applications & ERP

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Roles and Responsibilities
Andrew White is a Research VP, and his primary research focus is information governance and master data management (MDM). He specializes in the drill-down topic of creating the "single version of the product" using MDM of product data. Mr. White has a strong background in supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and multienterprise collaboration. His roles include key initiative lead for information governance and MDM programs, as well as backup agenda manager for information management, and he also chairs the U.S. MDM summits. Mr. White received the Gartner Thought Leadership Award in 2006 for his effort in pioneering Gartner's research in enterprise information management that led to MDM.
Previous Experience
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. White was in the software industry for eight years, consulting on SCM/SCP and collaboration (CPFR and CTM) solutions to CPG/retail companies, mainly in the U.S. Mr. White also served on the VICS (www.vics.org) CPFR (www.cpfr.org) Advisory Committee, where he chaired the Trading Exchange Interoperability subcommittee and previously chaired the n-tier CPFR subcommittee. His last role there was heading up product strategy. Before that, he served in the CPG/retail space in the U.K., where he worked for Elizabeth Arden, a cosmetics company.
Professional Background
Logility Inc., Vice President, Product Strategy, 9 years
Elizabeth Arden Ltd., Distribution Planning Manager, 6 years
Belling Ltd., Product Planning Manager and MRP II Project Leader, 2 years
Education
B.A., with honors, Economics
Diploma from BPICS (then the British version of APICS)
Diploma in Industrial Management from the Institute of Industrial Management, U.K.




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The Data Lake Fallacy: All Water and Little Substance 23-Jul-2014 Nick Heudecker, Andrew White
Gartner's Three Rings of Information Governance Help You Prioritize Different Types of Data 21-Jul-2014 Andrew White, Saul Judah
Large Software Vendors and Their Roles in Information Infrastructure 09-Jun-2014 Frank Buytendijk, Andrew White, Roxane Edjlali, Ted Friedman, Mark A. Beyer, Saul Judah, Merv Adrian
SAP's Approach to Information Infrastructure and the Gartner Information Capabilities Framework 06-Jun-2014 Andrew White, Ted Friedman, Mark A. Beyer, Merv Adrian, Saul Judah, Frank Buytendijk
IBM's Approach to Information Infrastructure and the Gartner Information Capabilities Framework 06-Jun-2014 Ted Friedman, Mark A. Beyer, Merv Adrian, Saul Judah, Andrew White, Frank Buytendijk