Gartner Blog Network

Broadcasters and Pay TV providers; avoid these pitfalls when building a OTT Platform. Please.

by Ted Chamberlin  |  September 22, 2017

It seems that everyday a new OTT streaming platform is slated to hit the market.  Disney, Starz, Scripps, ESPN, and many more to come. Gartner sees the trend of cord...

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Pirate, Portfolio or Pet Project? What’s Your Social Impact Profile?

by Chris Ross  |  September 22, 2017

Marketing leaders continue to grapple with what “social impact” really means, what kinds of things they should be doing and how to value the business impact of those activities. The...

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Lack of Data Can Stymie Important Decisions - For Anyone

by Andrew White  |  September 22, 2017

I could not resist this one.  I spotted a press release from the IMF about "data gaps" so I didn't think long - I clicked on the link (SB and IMF...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Analytics, dashboards, sharing data and data integration

by Andrew White  |  September 22, 2017

Melissa Davis and Jorgen Heizenberg just published Optimize Business Processes With Domain Analytics: Lessons From the 2017 Analytics Excellence Awards. Analytics that are process- or industry-specific — domain analytics — leverage business-user...

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Spotlight on Oracle: Public Cloud Services, Market Share and Critical Capabilities

by Andrew White  |  September 22, 2017

Spotlight on Oracle – Highlights new research that covers or relates to Oracle.  For an overall view of Oracle, check out the new Oracle Vendor Rating. Sid Nag and colleagues just published Market Share...

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Why Smart Drugs Will Start in IT

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 22, 2017

After seven months of work, my research on cognitive enhancement drugs (CEDs) in IT finally published. It published as part of Gartner’s annual Maverick project, which is a bit like...

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What Modern Analytics and BI Means for You

by Cindi Howson  |  September 22, 2017

It's hard to believe that it is already two years ago that Gartner first formally published our definition of modern BI and Analytics. We got a lot right in that...

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Why CMO Don't Want to be the CEO

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 21, 2017

  “If everything is important, then nothing is.”              Patrick Lencioni The scope of nearly every role, not just marketing, is expanding in all different directions. Even the janitor is tasked...

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The Battle for the Cloud Has Not Even Started Yet

by Andrew White  |  September 20, 2017

I sat with a client yesterday who asked me a question about the cloud.  The question was innocuous enough: "If I had a choice, why would I build anything, if...

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The Gartner Aspiring Innovators for 2017

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 20, 2017

For the third time, we ran a programme at this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town that highlights local high tech startups from Africa. We asked on Twitter, LinkedIn and...

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