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Customer Experience, Innovation and the Slow Death of Famed Brands

by Augie Ray  |  March 22, 2017

[caption id="attachment_458" align="alignright" width="300"] Source: JMV on Flickr; https://www.flickr.com/photos/jmv/8069763934[/caption] This week, Sears reported that it has "substantial doubt" about its ability to stay in business unless it can borrow more and...

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Thinking Beyond the Cloud with Digital Applications

by Steve Crawford  |  March 21, 2017

Digital applications create the software foundation on which enterprise organizations' digital business models are being built.  In the report, "Market Insight: Thinking Beyond the Cloud — Defining Digital Applications," Gartner defines a Reference...

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Read Our Recent Papers? Please Provide Feedback!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 21, 2017

This post is of interest to paying Gartner GTP clients only (details on how to become one) Short version: If you read any of our recent Gartner GTP security papers,...

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Microsegmentation

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 21, 2017

Microsegmentation is a hot topic, and is one of the top-three inquiry subjects for Gartner clients regarding cloud security. I’m not a security analyst, but microsegmentation comes up quite a...

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Parochial, Me-First Mindsets Stymie Customer Experience

by Hank Barnes  |  March 21, 2017

Recently, I was talking with someone in a sales role for an enterprise company and I got reminded of the important role that people play in customer experience. This person...

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Timing will Make or Break the Success of CSPs in SDN/NFV

by Martina Kurth  |  March 20, 2017

The proliferation of SDN/NFV will change the DNA of CSPs. As CSPs move away from traditional network to cloud-based service delivery operations, this will fundamentally change the way they create,...

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The Best Choice for Virtual Reality

by Marty Resnick  |  March 20, 2017

I have had numerous discussions over the last few weeks regarding Virtual Reality (VR) and which platform offers the best solution for my business. Is it the mobile experience with...

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IRM Solutions Market Will Grow to $7.3 Billion by 2020

by John Wheeler  |  March 20, 2017

Earlier this month, Gartner released its inaugural forecast of the integrated risk management (IRM) software solutions market. The IRM market — formerly referred to as "governance, risk management and compliance...

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Research Corner: New research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle: Disaster Recovery and Oracle Software Audits

by Andrew White  |  March 20, 2017

Research Corner: Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Lowell Shulman just published Comparing Three Approaches to AWS-Based Disaster Recovery. Many organizations investigate using IaaS public clouds as...

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Comparing Master Data Management (MDM) with Application Data Management (ADM)

by Andrew White  |  March 19, 2017

We are fast approaching our new Hype Cycle season and as we do, analyst are want to explore what’s going on in the market around them.  One tactical nut that...

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