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Spotlight on Oracle: Public Cloud Services, Market Share and Critical Capabilities

by Andrew White  |  September 22, 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. Sid Nag and colleagues just published Market Share...

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Why Smart Drugs Will Start in IT

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 22, 2017

After seven months of work, my research on cognitive enhancement drugs (CEDs) in IT finally published. It published as part of Gartner’s annual Maverick project, which is a bit like...

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What Modern Analytics and BI Means for You

by Cindi Howson  |  September 22, 2017

It's hard to believe that it is already two years ago that Gartner first formally published our definition of modern BI and Analytics. We got a lot right in that...

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Why CMO Don't Want to be the CEO

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 21, 2017

  “If everything is important, then nothing is.”              Patrick Lencioni The scope of nearly every role, not just marketing, is expanding in all different directions. Even the janitor is tasked...

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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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