Gartner Blog Network

Gartner Publishes the 2015 CRM Sales Predicts

by Tad Travis  |  December 1, 2015

The  2016 CRM Sales Predicts  addresses emerging technologies and trends for sales technologies that IT leaders should evaluate as they enter 2016. Key findings in the research relate primarily to B2B selling processes and technology: The...

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Gartner 2016 CRM Sales Predicts

by Robert Desisto  |  December 1, 2015

Our 2016 CRM Sales Predicts looks at four main themes: mobile productivity, big data and analytics, partner experience, and smart machines. The focus of our mobile productivity predict is to...

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Looking for Tech Company Stories Again - Advocacy and Community for Retention and Growth

by Hank Barnes  |  December 1, 2015

Last year at this time, I reached out to all of you, asking to hear the stories of the impact Advocacy Marketing programs have had for tech providers.  That drove...

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Digital to the Core - Force 2: Compound Uncertainty

by Mark Raskino  |  December 1, 2015 In our book Digital to the Core, Graham and I identify three digital macro forces that are compelling businesses and whole industries to change. These technology related forces are...

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4 (Four!) New Open-source Machine Learning frameworks from IBM, MSFT, Google and Intel.

by Alexander Linden  |  November 30, 2015

Pretty much every week, we saw one IT giant after another coming up with "open-source" frameworks for ML / Advanced Analytics. IBM most recently announced SystemML ( - specializing on abstraction and...

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Tune into the Cloud: Harbor Lights

by Gregor Petri  |  November 29, 2015

Tune into: International data transfers Travel broadens the mind, but data that travels too far can be stolen or snooped upon by foreign powers and that is something especially Europeans...

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Base Rates And Security Monitoring Use Cases

by Augusto Barros  |  November 27, 2015

As we continue to work on our research about security monitoring use cases, a few interesting questions around the technology implementation and optimization arise. Any threat detection system designed to...

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How Master Data Management Demand May Change in 2016

by Andrew White  |  November 26, 2015

I was reading my US copy of today's Wall Street Journal and one of the front page articles caught me eye: Falling Corporate Profits Blur U.S. Growth Outlook.  My economic...

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SIEM Use Case Implementation and Tuning Process

by Anton Chuvakin  |  November 25, 2015

Time to touch the main challenge: SIEM use case implementation / refinement process [also applicable to other monitoring technologies, like UBA / UEBA]. In our seminal paper on the topic,...

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Should Marketing Leaders Hire for Skillset or Mindset?

by Jennifer Polk  |  November 25, 2015

Following a recent blog post, An Idea without Execution is a Dream, one reader commented that the biggest roadblock to marketing execution was a lack of talent. As digital marketing...

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