Gartner Blog Network

Dear Cities in 2015

by Bettina Tratz  |  October 6, 2015

Dear Cities in 2015, A city in 2050 is built on the principles of a knowledge society that drives citizen and government entrepreneurship and interactive community engagements. At the center...

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To GRC, or Not to GRC?

by John Wheeler  |  October 6, 2015

To GRC, or not to GRC? That is the question I posed to risk management & security professionals as I circumnavigated the globe over the past two months. Governance, Risk...

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Security Planning Guide for 2016

by Anton Chuvakin  |  October 5, 2015

Our team has just released our annual security planning guide: “2016 Planning Guide for Security and Risk Management.” Every GTP customer should go and read it! Its abstract states: “Technical...

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Modernizing Your Data Warehouse Initiatives

by Lakshmi Randall  |  October 5, 2015

Emerging data sources, trends and technologies challenge the effectiveness of data warehouses in supporting analysis and decision making. External data is becoming critical to business outcomes. Bimodal practices should be introduced in...

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My perspective on features that would benefit self-service data preparation

by Lakshmi Randall  |  October 5, 2015

The new article "My perspective on features that would benefit self-service data preparation" has just been posted on

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Amazing IT Plus Low Employee Engagement Equals Failure

by Michael Maoz  |  October 5, 2015

What do you think about when you here the company names Starbucks and Walt Disney and Apple, Unilever, Salesforce, GE and Southwest Airlines? All of these companies are successful first...

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It’s time to take Digital to the Core

by Graham Waller  |  October 4, 2015

In March 2013 I met with Mark Raskino during at a break at Gartner’s CIO Forum in California to muse a new book concept. The idea was to combine and...

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Tech Providers: Why you should become a “Cool Vendor”

by Jim Hare  |  October 4, 2015

January will be here before we know it and Gartner will begin the nomination process for our 2016 Cool Vendor research. If you aren’t familiar with our Cool Vendor special reports, each...

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Strata Standards Stories: Different Stores For Different Chores

by Merv Adrian  |  October 4, 2015

Has HDFS joined MapReduce in the emerging “legacy Hadoop project” category, continuing the swap-out of components that formerly answered the question "what is Hadoop?" Stores for data were certainly a focus...

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Sometimes More is Just More, Not Better

by Kirsten Newbold  |  October 2, 2015

Buy now. Buy now. Buy now. An agency that I was talking to recently had to talk their client off a ledge. A ledge of adding buy now buttons to...

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