Gartner Blog Network

The Tyranny of Orchestration

by Noah Elkin  |  September 29, 2016

Not long ago, my colleague Jake Sorofman wrote a post about the "tyranny" of words. It was a reminder — in the context of digital marketing — of a lesson we've...

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Why Big Companies Need Lean Startup Techniques

by Bruce Robertson  |  September 29, 2016

Smarter with Gartner just posted an article titled Why Big Companies Need Lean Startup Techniques interviewing me and summarizing a recent research report I wrote on how big companies can use...

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What IS The Business Value of MES?

by Rick Franzosa  |  September 29, 2016

Gartner, in conjunction with MESA International (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) have been asking this question in an annual survey, with results that have helped our clients focus on best practices...

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New Research: Digital Colonization and Real-time Analytics

by Andrew White  |  September 29, 2016

There were quite a few notes just published.  Here is a summary. Thomas Oestreich just published Maverick* Research: The Era of Digital Colonization. Performing some analytics in real time is a...

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How News: Our Enterprise Information and MDM and BI and Analytics Summits are Merging!

by Andrew White  |  September 29, 2016

We have announced our new data and analytics summit plan for 2017.  Details are here for the US event and our global events will evolve to the same concept. Here...

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Announcing Gartner’s 2016 Data and Analytics Excellence Awards

by Andrew White  |  September 29, 2016

Great news!  Gartner Research is once again hosting Excellence Awards for Data and Analytics.  The scope of these excellence awards are broad and deep covering all aspects of data and...

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Is Accurate Attribution Even Possible?

by Martin Kihn  |  September 29, 2016

A few years ago, a pair of researchers from Google and Microsoft named Randall Lewis and Justin Rao circulated a depressing paper called "On The Near Impossibility Of Measuring The Returns...

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In Search of Meaningful Metrics - Part II

by Andrew White  |  September 29, 2016

    The alternative title for this blog is, "The Difference between Data and Analytic -and it makes a big difference." In the US print edition of today's Financial Times...

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Hadoop is dead, long live Hadoop!

by Svetlana Sicular  |  September 29, 2016

This year, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hadoop. In 2006, we lived in the dark ages of data: Several databases were old news and a single Gartner analyst was...

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Deception related technology - its not just a "nice to have", its a new strategy of defense

by Lawrence Pingree  |  September 28, 2016

Deception Techniques "Can be", and "Are" being used in other Security Solutions In my earlier Emerging Technology note on deception (see "Emerging Technology Analysis: Deception Techniques and Technologies Create Security...

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