Gartner Blog Network

Driving Value Through Supply Management

by Mark Atwood  |  May 4, 2015

When we look overall at Supply Chain strategy and governance, one of the areas that stands out as a particular challenge is Supply Management, otherwise known more traditionally as "Sourcing...

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Digital Marketing's Greatest Hits (So Far)

by Martin Kihn  |  May 4, 2015

As we descend in San Diego this week for our first-ever Digital Marketing Conference, I wanted to take a moment to pause and reflect on some: Wow-Worthy Moments in the...

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When your own innovation is overtaken before delivery - Ford Motor Company

by Andrew White  |  May 4, 2015

Front page US edition of today's Financial Times: Ford axes heart-attack detection seat as wearable s overtake car-maker's research.  A really interesting article reports on how Ford quietly dropped its current...

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Open Position at Gartner for a PaaS/Cloud/Technology Enthusiast

by Yefim Natis  |  May 2, 2015

Gartner has an open position in the group that follows cloud application infrastructure and architecture. You get to work with such prominent Gartner analysts as Massimo Pezzini, Anne Thomas, Benoit...

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Tune into the Cloud: Price Tag

by Gregor Petri  |  May 2, 2015

Tune into: cloud margins. One of the most famous quotes of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is "Your Margin is My Opportunity". This illustrates nicely how in the world of Amazon...

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What the Problem with Greece Really Means - and the Imperfect Single Currency

by Andrew White  |  May 2, 2015

Ever since economists recognized and monitored 'global trade', leaders have targeted either exchange rates or inflation.  In periods where collaboration and shared national interests aligned, stable exchange rates provided a...

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The Midmarket heads towards Hyperconvergence and SDN

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 1, 2015

This is a guest blog by Mike Cisek Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES), the largest gathering of Midmarket CIOs in North America, just wrapped this past week. Initial survey data, collected...

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Do We Know What We Want from IGA Analytics?

by Brian Iverson  |  May 1, 2015

This is the eleventh installment in a series of posts that I am writing on my impressions of the current state of IGA, based on analysis of the 2015 edition of the Critical Capabilities for Identity...

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Ok, We Get it, Docker's Great. But what for?

by Richard Watson  |  May 1, 2015

By now, we've all heard "Docker, Docker, Docker" coming from every available channel. Ok, we get it, Docker's great. But what can you use it for? I'm not much of a...

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The Real Case (and scope) for the Chief Data Officer.

by Andrew White  |  May 1, 2015

So like a red rag to a bull, a colleague of mine sent me an article (see Chief Data officer May Go the Way of Chief Electricity Officer) in ComputerWorld that...

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