Gartner Blog Network

Microsoft, MicroStrategy, and Munich BI and Analytics

by Cindi Howson  |  October 21, 2016

Fall has always been a busy time in the BI and analytics space, and this year, the pace has once again bordered on frenetic.  In fact, I’m writing this blog...

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Mobile Drives Google to Split the Search Index

by Mike Mcguire  |  October 21, 2016

The Google Index. You know, the crown jewel of google. The very thing Google uses to represent the information housed in the World Wide Web, connecting consumers to whatever they...

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2016 Holiday Ecommerce Tactics Build on 2015 Successes

by Kirsten Newbold  |  October 21, 2016

With the holidays fast approaching, there is no shortage of last minute ecommerce advice to be had. Realistically, if you haven’t planned for it by now, you’re down to last...

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Is Your Cyber Security Awareness Month a Disaster?

by Perry Carpenter  |  October 20, 2016

Just in time for you to mourn any missteps you may have made in planning for Cyber Security Awareness Month, my colleague Joanna Huisman and I present the 10 most...

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Doing What Was Once Unfathomable

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 20, 2016

Located in a vibrant, evolving, innovative Silicon Valley neighborhood, FATHOM is a little known company that you need to know about. On the surface, FATHOM provides 3D printing equipment and...

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New Research: Best Practices for Designing Your Data Lake

by Andrew White  |  October 20, 2016

My colleague Nick Heudecker just published Best Practices for Designing Your Data Lake. Data lakes fail when they lack governance, self-disciplined users and a rational data flow. Successful data lakes require...

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A Day in the Life of a Gartner Analyst at Symposium – Day 3 October 19th

by Andrew White  |  October 20, 2016

Here is a summary of day 1 and 2. October 19th. 4.30am Work up restless.  Not the best nights' sleep this week.  Oddly felt like I could have gotten up. ...

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APT-Ready? Better Threat Detection vs Detecting “Better” Threats?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  October 19, 2016

As we mentioned a few times before, we see a lot of “deception as detection” use cases. Frankly, we see nearly all deception projects focused on threat detection (typically of...

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Symposium Notes - Day Two Jumps in the (Data) Lake

by Merv Adrian  |  October 19, 2016

My second day of Symposium 1:1 meetings continued the "security of big data" theme (4 of the day's 15 conversations - usually, but not always, about HDFS-based data), with a...

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What to Consider Before Upgrading Your Salesforce Sales or Service Cloud Edition

by Adnan Zijadic  |  October 19, 2016

My recent research highlights some of the key considerations you need to make before upgrading your Sales or Service Cloud Lightning edition, as some may have been proposed to do...

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