Gartner Blog Network

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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New Data and Analytics Research: Modernizing Your Data Integration Architecture for Digital Business

by Andrew White  |  September 19, 2017

Ehtisham Zaidi and colleagues just published Modernize Your Data Integration Architecture for Digital Business by Combining Data Delivery Styles. Providing data optimally remains a major challenge for data and analytics leaders....

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A Guide to Reading Predictions of Job Loss to AI, Robots, and Automation

by Craig Roth  |  September 19, 2017

Many pundits have been wondering if AI will create new jobs as it also destroys them. Well, for me the rise of AI has already created a new and complex...

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Augmented Reality in Mobile Apps

by Marty Resnick  |  September 19, 2017

Augmented reality (AR) is defined as the overlaying of digital information on the physical world (see our note "Immersive Technologies Offer Infinite Possibilities" ). It gives organizations unique and specialized...

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Art of Possible vs. Proven Paths to Success

by Hank Barnes  |  September 19, 2017

Following my recent blog on hype cycles, I'm worried about the continued hype around "The Art of the Possible."   The term seems to be growing in popularity over the...

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New Data and Analytics Research: Data Teams Org Principles and Key Skills for Data and Analytics

by Andrew White  |  September 19, 2017

My colleagues Peter Krensky and Alex Linden just published Organizational Principles for Placing Data Science and Machine Learning Teams. Organizations of all sizes are scrambling to hire data science and machine...

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Spotlight on Oracle: Q1FY18 Earnings Analysis & Where Marketers Get Customer Related Data

by Andrew White  |  September 18, 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. Adam Woodyer just published Gartner Invest Analyst Insight:...

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Being an Information Company and the Value of Data

by Andrew White  |  September 18, 2017

  In today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal there was an interesting Opinion piece by Mark Mills, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and research fellow...

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The Economics of Customer Insights

by Noah Elkin  |  September 15, 2017

"How well do we know our customers?" This is the question increasingly at the forefront of marketers' minds. If you're not yet thinking about how to gather customer insights and leverage them...

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