Gartner Blog Network

Identity Governance and Administration: How We Got Here

by Brian Iverson  |  March 5, 2015

The roots of modern-day identity governance and administration (IGA) go back to user administration and provisioning (UAP), which emerged once organizations finally began to surrender the fantasy that directory services were going...

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CRM Providers and the Cobbler's Children

by Michael Maoz  |  March 5, 2015

If you are feeling subversive while creating an RFP for a CRM vendor, visit their website and try out the CRM features that are baked into their site. In theory...

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Caching and Silver Bullets

by Eric Knipp  |  March 5, 2015

"There are no silver bullets in software engineering" is a well worn phrase since it was first coined by Fred Brooks in the eighties. Although most developers probably don't know where...

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The Politics of Analytics - and how Standards might help

by Andrew White  |  March 5, 2015

We all know the maxim - There are lies, damn lies, and then there are statistics.  Well, two recent opinion pieces in the US print edition of the Wall Street...

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3D Printed Guns Are Coming, One Way or Another. But Should They?

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 5, 2015

Certainly Defense Distributed thinks they should be. Cody Wilson, known for having designed and 3D printed the “Liberator” handgun, wants a MarkForged Mark One printer in order to make an...

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Named Data Networking (NDN)

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 4, 2015

This is a guest blog by Danilo Ciscato Named Data Networking (NDN) is a research project funded by NSF to define the architecture for the future Internet. NDN is conceptually...

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My Fascination with Bretton Woods and Book Review: The Summit by Ed Conway

by Andrew White  |  March 4, 2015

The Summit: Bretton Woods, 1944.  ED Conway, Pegasus Books, 2014.  I read The Battle of Bretton Woods by Benn Steil (Princeton 2013) a few months ago and was in awe...

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My Top 7 Popular Gartner Blog Posts for February

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 4, 2015

Most popular blog posts from my Gartner blog during the past month are: Security Analytics: Projects vs Boxes (Build vs Buy)? (security analytics research) Security Analytics Lessons Learned — and...

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Digital Workplace Interest Growing Steadily

by Carol Rozwell  |  March 4, 2015

Much of my inquiry of late relates to digital workplace. We've seen a steady growth in interest from clients who want to harness the power of intuitive technologies to make...

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Courion Acquired by K1 Investment Management

by Brian Iverson  |  March 4, 2015

Add Courion to the list of IGA vendors to change ownership within the last 12 months. In 2014 we saw IBM purchase CrossIdeas, Atos pick up Evidian by purchasing Bull, and Thoma Bravo add SailPoint to...

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