Gartner Blog Network

Timing is Everything -- When is it right?

by Hank Barnes  |  June 30, 2015

I recently saw this short (under 7 minutes!) TED talk from Bill Gross on why startups succeed.  It is a must watch for any startup--or, perhaps more importantly, anyone thinking about...

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Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD) Magic Quadrant

by Cameron Haight  |  June 29, 2015

While we've kicked off the work on the next APM Magic Quadrant exerise (more on this later), I wanted to pass along information on some of my colleague's efforts with...

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Inclusion Criteria for the 2016 NPMD Magic Quadrant

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 29, 2015

There will be some changes for this year's version of the Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD) Magic Quadrant. Sanjit Ganguli will be taking over as the lead author of...

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Gartner Special Report: Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits

by Robert Desisto  |  June 29, 2015

Gartner has just released a Special Report: Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits.  The Special Report consists of a number specific research items that will help companies develop and successfully deliver...

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Driving Through the Stupid Valley on the Way to Smart Machines

by Craig Roth  |  June 29, 2015

I like Smart Machines. That's computers taking unscripted actions on your behalf based on contextual awareness, just like a good secretary does. I only have to pay attention to important...

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What marketers can learn from the US Navy Seals

by Richard Fouts  |  June 28, 2015

By now, every marketer has toyed with (or has subscribed) to agile marketing which argues for the frequent measurement of vigorously prioritized, small, time-bound activities.  By launching and learning in smaller...

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Jetting Technology and 3D Printing

by Pete Basiliere  |  June 28, 2015

The entrance of “2D” inkjet press manufacturers into the 3D printing market is not a question of “if” but “how soon.” HP plans to introduce its 3D printer based on...

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Tune into the Cloud – Something Got Me Started

by Gregor Petri  |  June 26, 2015

Tune into: the need for speed By now it is widely acknowledged that cloud enables a fast (agile) start. But more important than a fast start is getting results quickly. We...

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Getting Back to Work

by Andrew White  |  June 26, 2015

I started my journey back to work today (Thursday).  I have been away for two weeks with no phone, TV, in fact nothing powered except my head-flash light.  I have...

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Paris demonstrates that CEOs and regulators must weigh the consequences of digital inaction

by Mark Raskino  |  June 26, 2015

Yesterday, 25 June, I experienced the wrath of digital backlash - first hand.  French taxi drivers did everything in their power to disrupt me. Any business person flying into or out...

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