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Africa's Aspiring Innovators 2016

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 27, 2016

In addition to being an analyst, one of the most fun things I get to do is chair the Symposium event in Cape Town. With about 1000 delegates, it is one...

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Fun with EFSS MQ Surveys

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 5, 2015

One of the least fun parts about being an analyst (or, I imagine working with analyst relations at a vendor) is dealing with magic quadrant and critical capabilities vendor surveys....

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The 11 Steps Established Vendors Go Through when Something New Comes Along

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 14, 2015

As an analyst, I often see new Big Things coming by. Things like cloud, big data, mobility, even going back to client-server. The reaction of established vendors to these Big...

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2015’s New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2015

For the past several years (way too many, actually), I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. So far, that and the April Fool's...

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Don't Let This Happen to Me; Looking to Do a Good PCC Keynote

by Jeffrey Mann  |  April 14, 2014

Like most Gartner analysts, I do quite a few presentations at our events. Sometimes, I get involved in the keynotes, which are both much more fun and much more intense....

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2014's New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2014

For the past several years, I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. Publishing predictions in a blog or video post around this time of year is easy...

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New Year’s Anti-Resolutions for 2013

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2013

For the last several years, I have written a series of blog posts on my anti-resolutions for the year. It’s easy to publish predictions and yearly previews in a blog...

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New Year’s Anti-Resolutions for 2012

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2012

For the last several years, I have done blog posts on what I call my anti-resolutions for the year. Many bloggers publish their predictions and highlights around this time of...

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Getting Sociable at Symposium Barcelona

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 4, 2011

Gartner’s big European event starts next week in Barcelona, a welcome change from Cannes, in my own opinion. Social is inevitably a hot topic, and I look forward to speaking...

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Real Quadrants? Not Really

by Jeffrey Mann  |  April 2, 2011

I had a little fun in yesterday’s April 1 post assigning new names to the Magic Quadrants, and renaming the whole thing to Real Quadrants. I hope I left enough...

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