Gartner Blog Network

Microsoft in MQs - March On

by Merv Adrian  |  March 29, 2015

In December 2014, I posted Microsoft's Product Positions - Positive Progress, updating my quarterly map of the several dozen Gartner Magic Quadrants that feature Microsoft offerings. Welcome to the New Year. The progress...

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Expansion Into USA Hides The Lack Of A Local Marketing Strategy For Technology Providers Serving The Indian Market

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  March 27, 2015

Recently, I visited India to host briefings in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. I had a chance to meet many technology services providers who serve the banking and securities industry....

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The Mighty Dollar - What Should We Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 27, 2015

My spider-senses are tingling.  I read this morning this week's Economist article, The Mighty Dollar: Feeling Green, and the hairs on the back of my neck stood up.  At present...

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How To Know if a Robot Will Take Your Marketing Job

by Martin Kihn  |  March 27, 2015

Leave it to M.I.T. to make us realize, once again, how mentally mundane we are. I speak here as a human being. A relatively recent book from two non-robots at...

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5 Stages of Grief in Embracing Digital Marketing

by Jennifer Polk  |  March 27, 2015

Digital marketing has been known to cause strange behavior, especially among traditional marketers. I call it the 5 stages of grief in embracing digital marketing. I’ve seen it in companies...

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Return of the Data Scientist

by Svetlana Sicular  |  March 27, 2015

I am convinced, data science was not born in 2008 — it’s just the term “data scientist” which has been coined that year.  I wrote a blog post Data Scientist...

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Who do you compete with? The answer is not obvious.

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 27, 2015

Actually, your competition may have nothing to do with your business. Your competition are the disrupters: new technologies that come racing around the curve at you, the entrants that challenge...

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Does B2B Sales Have a Seat at the Customer Experience Table?

by Tad Travis  |  March 26, 2015

This is an intentionally provocative question.  At first glance, it may seem that the answer is an obvious, sarcastic "well, yes of course they do."  But for all the recent focus...

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Docker Democratizes Virtualization for DevOps-Minded Developers and Administrators

by Richard Watson  |  March 26, 2015

Container frameworks, such as Docker, is certainly a technology high on the Hype Cycle.  Docker has been adopted voraciously by typical early adopters (for example, high-scale Web properties and cloud...

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When Information Alone is Not Enough (to make a decision)

by Andrew White  |  March 26, 2015

The article titled, Interest rates in the euro zone: Savings disgrace (US print edition, last week's Economist) explained nicely and clearly why information alone is often not enough to make decisions....

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