Analyst Profile
Douglas Laney
Douglas Laney
Research VP
Chicago, IL USA
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Years of Experience
3 years at Gartner
28 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Business Intelligence
Data Management & Integration

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Roles and Responsibilities
Doug Laney is a Research VP for Gartner Research, where he covers business analytics solutions and projects, big data use cases, infonomics, and other data-governance-related issues.
Previous Experience
Mr. Laney is considered a pioneer in the field of data warehousing and originated the field of infonomics (short for "information economics"). He has led analytics and information-management-related projects on five continents and in most industries. Mr. Laney is also an experienced IT industry thought leader, having launched Meta Group's Enterprise Analytics Strategies research and advisory service, established and co-led the Deloitte Analytics Institute, and guest-lectured at leading business schools on information asset management and valuation. In addition, he has led business analytics consulting and marketing practices for several software companies.
Professional Background
Deloitte Consulting, Co-lead, Deloitte Analytics Institute, 2 years
BMC Software/Identify Software, VP of Global Consulting and Director of Services Marketing, 4 years
Meta Group, VP and Research Director, Enterprise Analytics Strategies, 5 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
2012 Thought Leadership, Gartner
7 Business Analytics Gurus You Should Be following on Twitter, Information Management Magazine
Top 20 Big Data Influencers, Onalytica
Guest lecturer on infonomics at leading business schools
Education
B.S., Software Engineering and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign




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Cool Vendors in Information Innovation, 2014 10-Apr-2014 Douglas Laney, Ray Valdes, Alexander Linden, Hung LeHong
Customer Analytics and the Art of the Possible With Big Data 09-Apr-2014 Douglas Laney, Jenny Sussin
Business Intelligence and Information Management Leaders Key Initiative Overview 09-Apr-2014 Douglas Laney
Information 2020: Beyond Big Data 12-Mar-2014 Frank Buytendijk, Douglas Laney
Improving the Value of Customer Data Through Applied Infonomics 06-Mar-2014 Douglas Laney, Olive Huang