Bill Pray

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Cataloging and Executing on the Mobile Productivity Opportunities

by Bill Pray  |  March 24, 2013  |  Comments Off

Last week I was part of a team that spent four days consolidating and analyzing more than a thousand data points from research we have been conducting regarding how iPads (and tablets in general) are being used for productivity within the enterprise. There seems to be a ton of advice and research about mobile in […]

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Field Research: Listening, Distilling, and Creating

by Bill Pray  |  April 18, 2012  |  Comments Off

A picture is worth a thousand words – in this case pretty much literally. One of the methodologies we use to conduct research in Gartner for Technical Professionals is something that was developed and refined by our group over the last few years called “Field Research.” This picture is from the field research I led […]

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The Amazing SaaS E-mail Race – Gartner Featured Research

by Bill Pray  |  August 18, 2010  |  1 Comment

My colleagues at Gartner IT Leaders have published some featured research on Cloud eMail & Collaboration. This is great stuff. The interview with Matt Cain provides insight into the challenges and issues organizations are facing when considering using SaaS e-mail. Matt hits the nail on the head when he says the first place to start […]

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The CCS Laggard

by Bill Pray  |  May 14, 2010  |  Comments Off

My recent travels to visit with customers has prevented me from getting started on GBN, as my team members from the Collaboration & Content Strategies team – Guy, Craig, Mike, and Larry – have done.  So, I will quit lagging behind and start contributing. I… … am an analyst in the Collaboration & Content Strategies team in Gartner for […]

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