Gartner Blog Network

Target and Amazon: Scarcity, Innovation and Execution

by Robert Hetu  |  April 20, 2015

Reading all the very interesting articles and comments about the Amazon Dash button and the Target Lilly Pulitzer collection certainly sparked my interest. The debate around the longevity of the...

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What if there was a run on resources at AWS and Azure?

by Elias Khnaser  |  April 17, 2015

During a recent inquiry, a client asked me how they could purchase “guaranteed capacity” at AWS in the event of a disaster. Frankly, I had never even considered such a...

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Meet the New Gartner Analyst

by Elias Khnaser  |  April 17, 2015

Are you “stuck” trying to figure out which public cloud service provider to choose? Are you looking at ways to use IaaS? Like relocating on-premises applications, deploying new applications, DR,...

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3 Ways to Advance Your Use of Digital Marketing Metrics

by Jennifer Polk  |  April 17, 2015

John Wanamaker said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half." Unfortunately, Wanamaker is quoted as saying this in early 1900s,...

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What's new in Hadoop Security?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  April 17, 2015

2014 was a big year for Hadoop security. After a number of acquisitions, some exciting TIT FOR TAT strategies between vendors and the entry of established DAP ( = Database...

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Gartner Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2015

by Pete Basiliere  |  April 17, 2015

Our five Cool Vendors exemplify 3D printing's new dynamic: vibrant startups challenging established players. 3D printing (also known as "additive manufacturing") is 30 years old. For the first 20 years,...

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3 Reasons Amazon should strike fear and inspiration into the heart of B2B marketers

by Kirsten Newbold  |  April 16, 2015

While in the throes of recent research on B2B commerce, I couldn’t help but notice an escalating undercurrent of mentions of AmazonSupply.com, the B2B arm of the world’s largest internet...

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Perils of Traditional Segmenting - Mobile Banking Example

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  April 16, 2015

A common question I get from providers is which segment to target among banks. In many cases, they have already decided on segmenting by asset size: very large global &...

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Measuring Content Performance: A Conversation with SAP’s Jung Suh

by Jake Sorofman  |  April 16, 2015

Gartner analyst Kirsten Newbold-Knipp and I recently published a research note called “Content Marketing Comes of Age” (Gartner for Marketing Leaders subscription required), which set out to identify and shine...

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Two Main Questions about Big Data

by Svetlana Sicular  |  April 16, 2015

More and more people describe the speed of big data technologies in dog years. In the lightning-fast cadence (“fail fast”), considerations for actual technical professionals who are deploying big data...

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