Gartner Blog Network

Planning Cloud Analytics: conceptual architecture alternatives

by Lakshmi Randall  |  July 4, 2015

In my previous companion blog post “Planning Cloud Analytics: Key Questions to consider”, I shared key questions to ask when planning Cloud Analytics. As a continuation, this blog illustrates sample...

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The Internet of Blings and Pings

by Martin Kihn  |  July 2, 2015

And just when you thought Big Data couldn't get any bigger -- it can't. Along comes the Internet of Things (IoT) to make it look like a falling Bieber. The...

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Do We Really Need all These People? When Less is More.

by Richard Fouts  |  July 2, 2015

Years ago, when I conducted a community chorus I asked (during a budget meeting), “Do we really need all these musicians?”  One of the things this role taught me was...

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A Scalable Chorus: Bringing Employee Voices to Social Marketing

by Jay Wilson  |  July 2, 2015

I read with interest this morning's Adweek recap of IBM's employee advocacy efforts in social media. Indeed, this is a trend we see as social marketers look for ways to improve reach and...

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Now, What Is Hadoop?

by Merv Adrian  |  July 2, 2015

Updated July 3, 2015 This perennial question resurfaced recently in a thoughtful blog post by Andreas Neumann, Chief Architect of Cask, called What is Hadoop, anyway?. Ultimately, after a careful deconstruction of...

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Christmas in July: Train now to win the holiday shopping race

by Kirsten Newbold  |  July 1, 2015

2014 was a year of record breaking online sales during the US Thanksgiving week and weekend with 26% growth on Black Friday and Cyber Monday up 16% year-over-year resulting in...

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Speaking at Gartner Catalyst 2015

by Anton Chuvakin  |  July 1, 2015

Gartner Catalyst 2015, a conference by Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP), is coming soon. Here is my traditional blog post summarizing my speaking at this event (San Diego, CA -...

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Where has all the Stolen Data Gone? And who the heck is “King S”

by Avivah Litan  |  July 1, 2015

I just returned from Israel where one of the more interesting sessions I participated in included an impromptu discussion with some very smart attendees, including former Israeli intelligence officers trying...

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Ode to Simplicity

by Richard Fouts  |  July 1, 2015

This is a guest post from Anna Maria Virzi, one of Gartner's foremost content marketers. Anna Maria also writes about travel and food at her blog http://www.anna-maria.com (she is, after all,...

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Gartner's Market Guide for Digital Content Management for Sales

by Tad Travis  |  July 1, 2015

Yesterday, Gartner published the first Market Guide for Digital Content Management for Sales  (accessible only to Gartner clients).   These solutions include capabilities like repositories, authoring tools, and collaborative environments and interfaces for...

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