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#eSports engaging a generation

by Joerg Fritsch  |  May 27, 2015

Professional video gaming has created a new cohort of superstars, prizes and fans with large scale gaming tournaments and players taking home more than a million USD of annual prize...

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The Value of Information (about you) Always Depends...

by Andrew White  |  May 27, 2015

I listened to IBM’s Marc van Zadelhoff (IBM Security) interviewed on CNBC this morning regarding the 100,000 IRS tax record cyber-crime reported yesterday.  He was reporting on technology used by...

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Revving Up for the London Customer Strategies Summit

by Don Scheibenreif  |  May 27, 2015

In two short weeks, I will have the privelege of delivering the opening keynote for Gartner's  Customer Strategies and Technologies Summit in London on June 10-11 at the Lancaster London Hotel...

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Oil Dividend? What Oil Dividend?

by Andrew White  |  May 27, 2015

I noted with surprise an article in this weekends US print edition of the Financial Times: it was John Authers' The Long View, titled, "Only a pay rise will persuade...

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Keeping Busy with Data Strategy

by Doug Laney  |  May 27, 2015

Occasionally new or prospective clients inquire about how we analysts specifically are helping business and technology leaders accelerate and improve their information and analytics related capabilities. Well, as part of...

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Cloud Security Monitoring ... Revisited (aka It Is Not 2012 Anymore!)

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 26, 2015

My next project, now that I am done with security analytics for now, is to revisit our cloud security monitoring work. Specifically, some of you remember my 2012 (!) paper...

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Is the Opposite of Your Strategy Sensible (an homage to a great article)

by Hank Barnes  |  May 26, 2015

A few weeks ago, what may have been one of my favorite articles on strategy and competition appeared online in the Harvard Business Review.  It was called "The First Question...

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The Difference Between a Research Analyst and Everyone Else

by Jack Santos  |  May 26, 2015

Sat thru a few presentations this week where IT practitioners, college professors, and consultants give their diverse opinions.  Now I have to tell you, I am a great fan of...

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China and then Coming Chill

by Andrew White  |  May 26, 2015

I do believe that enough data is now mounting that suggests a chill economic wind from the East is due.  For a long time China has added more to global...

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The Real Reason You Don't Have Enough Time

by Martin Kihn  |  May 26, 2015

Welcome back, marketers! Hope you made it a good one: stayed away from the IM, email, electric gossip, group chats, Twitter sprawl, trade headlines, news links, Facebook jacking and all...

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