Gartner Blog Network

Do Software Vendors Want Your [Small] Business?

by Anthony Bradley  |  April 27, 2017

About a month ago I had an interesting conversation with a marketing leader from a software vendor. The company was unhappy with their product’s placement in a FrontRunners quadrant (FRQ)....

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Book Review: The Spider Network - The Truth about Libor

by Andrew White  |  April 27, 2017

Book Review: The Spider Network, David Enrich, Customs House, 2017 I didn't think there was much more to read about concerning the financial crisis that sits at the root of...

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Marketing content or content marketing?

by Kirsten Newbold  |  April 26, 2017

Every day I get to talk with clients about content. All sorts of content. How do you build a content strategy? How can we hire great content marketers? What tools...

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Gen Z Ethos to Revamp the Retail Workplace

by Robert Hetu  |  April 26, 2017

Gen Z, born between 1995 and 2010, is the largest group of upcoming consumers and employees globally. These tech-native individuals will transform consumption and work. Retail CIOs must tap into...

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Retail Pricing Strategies Still Not Optimized

by Robert Hetu  |  April 26, 2017

Product pricing is a critical component of the customer cross-channel experience, but the promise of unified price, promotion and markdown optimization (UPPMO) is elusive. Gartner's long-held position is that retailers...

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Networking for Office365

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 26, 2017

This is a guest blog via Neil Rickard  One of my top inquiry topics with Gartner clients is Networking questions and challenges surrounding Office 365.  Further, in surveys we’ve conducted,...

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CEOs - Use Three Questions To Find Your Leapfrog Digital Business Strategy

by Mark Raskino  |  April 26, 2017

Recently I read a business news article about a techquisition. A large traditional model company bought a smaller online-only company that had invaded its sector. They paid a high price. The...

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Spotlight on Oracle: Payroll, Mission-Critical Servers (Japan) and Digital Commerce

by Andrew White  |  April 26, 2017

Spotlight on Oracle – Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Sam Grinter and colleagues just published the Market Guide for Multicountry Payroll Solutions. Investment in cloud HCM...

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More Cloud Security Monitoring Contemplations

by Anton Chuvakin  |  April 25, 2017

Your choice for security monitoring and/or threat detection technologies for different cloud models (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) is, essentially: Use the security controls that your cloud service provider (CSP) offers …...

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You Don't Have to Be a Disruptor to Be Disruptive

by David Yockelson  |  April 25, 2017

Nearly every organization is considering or undertaking some form(s) of digital transformation. Nearly every technology and service provider (TSP) is attempting to tailor its offerings to organizations undertaking transformation. [editor's...

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