Gartner Blog Network

Three Lessons CrossFit Taught Me About Data Science

by Christi Eubanks  |  May 26, 2016

Coming back to the blog after a long hiatus hurts almost as good as coming back to CrossFit after a week off of workouts while in San Diego for the Gartner...

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For A Better Customer Experience Evoke Emotion Rather Than Manufacture It

by Augie Ray  |  May 26, 2016

There is a trend in customer experience circles to focus on emotion. To be sure, emotion is essential to a brand's customer experience, but focusing on emotion is a little like...

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New Research: The State and Future of Data Integration: Optimizing Your Portfolio of Tools to Harness Market Shifts

by Andrew White  |  May 26, 2016

My colleague, Eric Thoo and others, just published this note: The State and Future of Data Integration: Optimizing Your Portfolio of Tools to Harness Market Shifts. Data integration practices need fluidity...

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Getting Your Strategy Ready For Fintech

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  May 25, 2016

7 out of 10 CIOs in banking and securities tell us that digital entrants (Fintech) from outside their industry are a greater threat than their usual competition. Fintech threatens vendors who...

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Think Different(iation)

by David Yockelson  |  May 25, 2016

I spend quite a bit of time reviewing marketing presentations, pitch decks, web sites, data sheets and other material from technology providers. This past week, one area that has stood out...

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New Research: Focus on These Key Contract Components When Negotiating a Data Integration Tool Purchase

by Andrew White  |  May 25, 2016

My colleague, Ehtisham Zaidi, just published this note: Focus on These Key Contract Components When Negotiating a Data Integration Tool Purchase. Data and analytics leaders increasingly face significant costs as...

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Agenda Updates and a Quick Guide to Getting the Most Out of #GartnerTGI

by Hank Barnes  |  May 24, 2016

We are now less than 2 weeks away from the Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference at LA Live.  I wanted to provide a few updates on the agenda and...

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New Research: Select the Right Business Intelligence and Analytics Tool for the Right User

by Andrew White  |  May 24, 2016

My colleague, Cindi Howson, just published this note: Select the Right Business Intelligence and Analytics Tool for the Right User. Data and analytics leaders want to reduce the complexity of...

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What Rules @ MIT: MVP, BlockChain

by Jack Santos  |  May 20, 2016

Just returned from my annual visit to the technology altar:                   The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. Intriguing to be brought up to speed...

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