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Gartner Releases the 2017 Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for Sales Performance Management

by Tad Travis  |  March 29, 2017

Colleague Melissa Hilbert and I are pleased to announce the latest version of the Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management.  For those not familiar with this Magic Quadrant, it is an...

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Words of Wisdom from Women in Tech

by Cindi Howson  |  March 29, 2017

We've had a whirlwind of summits the past five weeks: Sydney, Dallas, and London. In Dallas, I co-chaired with Debra Logan our our first women in technology and diversity forum...

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Bringing Clarity to "Fluffy Management Stuff" With IRM

by John Wheeler  |  March 29, 2017

I had the honor and privilege to spend several days last week with 400 IT leaders at our Gartner Peer Forum in Orlando, Florida. Speaking to the group gave me...

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A CMO by Any Other Name

by Jake Sorofman  |  March 29, 2017

Last week, AdAge and other outlets reported, somewhat breathlessly, that Coca-Cola CMO, Marcos de Quinto, was leaving the company after just over three years in the top marketing post. His...

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MasterCard acquires NuData Security on the heels of Amex and Visa security technology acquisitions

by Avivah Litan  |  March 29, 2017

MasterCard joins the other two dominant card brands in announcing an acquisition of a fraud mitigation technology company. MasterCard announced today their acquisition of Nudata Security, an ecommerce and online...

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New Research: Update Strategic Road Map for Enterprise Information Management

by Andrew White  |  March 29, 2017

I finally got round to updating our Strategic Road Map for Enterprise Information Management. Enterprise information management is a business-led program to structure all data and analytics initiatives to drive...

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Research Corner: New research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle: Social Analytics, Sales Performance Management and Business Process Management

by Andrew White  |  March 29, 2017

Research Corner: Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Rob Dunie just published Technology Insight for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites. Intelligent business process management suites use actionable,...

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by Frank Buytendijk  |  March 29, 2017

Think of everything you read and heard about the digitalization of business, digital strategies and digital platforms this week or this month, and put it aside. There is a much...

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How to Assess a Blockchain Platform?

by Homan Farahmand  |  March 28, 2017

There are a growing number of blockchain platforms that are competing to prove their viability and establish their foothold in this rapidly evolving market. It's no surprise that this pace...

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Aye Robot

by Steve Crawford  |  March 28, 2017

How will robots fit into the workforce of tomorrow: Will they be working for us? Will we be working for them? Or will we just be out of work? To...

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