Andrew White, Distinguished Analyst and VP, has a primary research focus on data and analytics strategy, governance, stewardship, and master data management (MDM). His roles include Agenda Manager for Data and Analytics Programs and Leaders, as well as Key Initiative lead for information governance and MDM. He launched the first Master Data Management Summit in 2007, and was conference chair of that event through 2015 as it expanded focus to Enterprise Information and MDM.Mr. White received the Gartner Thought Leadership Award in 2006 for his efforts in pioneering Gartner's research in enterprise information management that led to MDM. Mr. White's previous coverage areas focused on business apps and best practices in supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and multienterprise B2B collaboration environments.
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