Gartner Blog Network

Chasing the Long Tail of Fine-grained Authorization

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 9, 2016

Coarse-grained and fine-grained authorization are similar to classic and quantum physics in many ways. One studies the larger objects and the other deals with subatomic particles. With what scientists know...

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Sears-Kmart: Is there a way?

by Robert Hetu  |  February 9, 2016

Updated 2/9/16: Sears' estimated fourth-quarter results -- its most important quarter of the year, the holidays -- released Tuesday underscore just how dreadfully the company is doing. Same-store sales fell...

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Remaster Your Leadership with Six Personas Fit for Digital Business

by Graham Waller  |  February 9, 2016

Do you have the skills necessary to thrive as a leader in the digital era? What worked for leaders in a more industrialized economy — a craving for certainty, a...

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A New Gartner Event - Just for the Tech Provider Community

by Hank Barnes  |  February 9, 2016

As followers of this blog, I'm sure that many (if not all of you) have heard of or been to a Gartner event.  Whether a summit (on specific areas like...

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Super Bowl or Super Bad? What Happened to Big Ad Moments During the Big Game?

by Jennifer Polk  |  February 9, 2016

Last night millions of viewers sat captivated, less by the disappointing rivalry between the Broncos and the Panthers, and more by the Super Bowl ads that ranged from bold to...

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Announcing our new "Data and Analytics leaders" research focus

by Andrew White  |  February 8, 2016

We just published two notes, and an updated landing page, to signal a change in our focused.  We used to focus on Business Intelligence and Information Management leaders.  However, this...

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New Research: Why the Internet of Things Will Dwarf Social (Big Data)

by Andrew White  |  February 8, 2016

My colleague, Michael Moran, just published this note: Why the Internet of Things will Dwarf Social (Big Data). Forecasts project some 21 billion connected "things" in the digital universe by...

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Attacks against IoT, Dark Web indexing, and other tales from Ground Zero

by Avivah Litan  |  February 7, 2016

I just returned from a trip to Israel where security innovation and ideas thrive. Here are some of the main takeaways from my trip: a) Attacks against IoT are not...

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Influencer Marketing: Trading on Trust

by Jennifer Polk  |  February 5, 2016

"It takes two to do the trust tango--the one who risks (the trustor) and the one who is trustworthy (the trustee); each must play their role.” ~ Charles H. Green, The...

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New Research: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

by Andrew White  |  February 5, 2016

My colleagues, led by Josh Parenteau, just published this: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.   The BI and analytics platform market's multiyear shift from IT-led enterprise reporting...

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