Gartner Blog Network

Gartner's Enterprise Information and MDM Summit 2015 - UK and US - Ready to Go!

by Andrew White  |  March 6, 2015

I head over to the UK on Saturday to prepare for our 2015 Enterprise Information and MDM summit series.  It's a 2-event season, next week in UK and April 1-2...

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Dodd-Frank Banking Regulation and its Unintended Consequences

by Andrew White  |  March 6, 2015

I saw an interesting Opinion piece in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal.  It is titled, "Negative Interest Rates Threaten the Banking System".  The article explores what...

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Marketing Leaders Should Revive the Art of Mystery Shopping

by Kirsten Newbold  |  March 6, 2015

With customer experience battles being waged to win the hearts and minds of consumers, there is no shortage of conversation around the use of data, segmentation and customer insights to...

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Identity Governance and Administration: How We Got Here

by Brian Iverson  |  March 5, 2015

The roots of modern-day identity governance and administration (IGA) go back to user administration and provisioning (UAP), which emerged once organizations finally began to surrender the fantasy that directory services were going...

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Some Perspective on the Explosion of VMs in the Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  March 5, 2015

Virtualization was dominated by on-premises enterprise virtualization, and on-premises private clouds were the primary sourcing model for VMs offered as a service - for a few years. Certainly not true...

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CRM Providers and the Cobbler's Children

by Michael Maoz  |  March 5, 2015

If you are feeling subversive while creating an RFP for a CRM vendor, visit their website and try out the CRM features that are baked into their site. In theory...

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Caching and Silver Bullets

by Eric Knipp  |  March 5, 2015

"There are no silver bullets in software engineering" is a well worn phrase since it was first coined by Fred Brooks in the eighties. Although most developers probably don't know where...

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The Politics of Analytics - and how Standards might help

by Andrew White  |  March 5, 2015

We all know the maxim - There are lies, damn lies, and then there are statistics.  Well, two recent opinion pieces in the US print edition of the Wall Street...

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3D Printed Guns Are Coming, One Way or Another. But Should They?

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 5, 2015

Certainly Defense Distributed thinks they should be. Cody Wilson, known for having designed and 3D printed the “Liberator” handgun, wants a MarkForged Mark One printer in order to make an...

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Named Data Networking (NDN)

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 4, 2015

This is a guest blog by Danilo Ciscato Named Data Networking (NDN) is a research project funded by NSF to define the architecture for the future Internet. NDN is conceptually...

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