Doug Laney is a VP and Distinguished Analyst with Gartner's Chief Data Officer Research team. Mr. Laney covers data strategy, infonomics (the economics of information), information innovation, big data and analytics use cases, data monetization, open and syndicated data, and the roles/organizational structures for data management and analytics teams.
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. He 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.
Co-lead, Deloitte Analytics Institute
BMC Software/Identify Software
VP of Global Consulting and Director of Services Marketing
VP and Research Director, Enterprise Analytics Strategies
Data and Analytics Leaders
Analytics, BI and Data Science Solutions
Data and Analytics Programs and Practices
Building and Expanding a Digital Business (retired)
B.S., Software Engineering and Business Administration, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
1Information value and monetization
2Information innovation, data & analytics use cases
3Information and analytics strategies, trends, and organizational issues
4Data governance and the role of the chief data officer (CDO)
5Vendor marketing and messaging, product planning and startups (not selection or competitive analysis)