Gartner Blog Network

Smart Homes: The Next CPG Battleground?

by Don Scheibenreif  |  November 24, 2015

Will the smart home be the next battleground for CPG brands? This is one of three impacts I write about in How Digital Business Will Create Consumer Growth Opportunities in Consumer...

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Networking Thanks

by Andrew Lerner  |  November 24, 2015

US Thanksgiving is here in just a few days, so here is a very network-centric (and eclectic) set of things to be thankful for. Sniffers – I’ve never met a...

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In Digital Business persuasion, FOMO might be better than Disruption

by Mark Raskino  |  November 24, 2015 Sometimes I think Clayton Christensen's great work on disruptive innovation has become almost too successful. In recent years, protagonists inside companies, urging digital change, have come to rely on...

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What's Your Brand's Unifying Theme?

by Hank Barnes  |  November 24, 2015

Lately, I've spent quite a bit of time with some of the largest providers in the tech industry.   For them, messaging and positioning challenges are different.   They have...

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What Napoleon at Austerlitz can teach the CIO about the Customer and CRM.

by Michael Maoz  |  November 24, 2015

Hannibal had Cannae, Napoleon had Austerlitz, and the Customer has you business. Not the CIO, not the heads of Marketing, Digital Commerce, and not your shareholders. Next Wednesday, 2 December...

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The March of the Algorithms

by Andrew White  |  November 24, 2015

I was reading my print edition of the US Wall Street Journal this morning and I happened on a story on the front page of the Business & Technology section....

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Myths About Fintech – Part 1

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  November 23, 2015

Fintech has grabbed the attention of the financial services industry, but many smart people differ on what it is and not. That in itself, is not a problem, but I...

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The ROI of Social Media: Still a Lack of Measurement

by Jenny Sussin  |  November 23, 2015

Guys, seriously? I've been conducting a lot of reference checks of late, searching through the case studies of vendors in the space, and talking to Gartner clients about what it...

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Ericsson-Cisco Strategic Partnerships-Implications for CSPs in the SDN/NFV area

by Martina Kurth  |  November 20, 2015

On November 9th, 2015, Ericsson and Cisco announced a Global Strategic Partnership to provide end-to-end CSP product and service offerings to accelerate digital transformation amid a rapidly shifting telecom market and rising...

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Three forces taking Digital to the Core - Force 1 : The Resolution Revolution

by Mark Raskino  |  November 20, 2015 Listen above or read below, the same text.   In Digital to the Core, Graham and I describe three technology enabled macro trends that are so powerful, they act as...

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