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Microsoft in MQs - June is Bustin' Out

by Merv Adrian  |  June 18, 2015

Following December 2014's Microsoft's Product Positions - Positive Progress, and March's Microsoft in MQs - March On,  this post updates my quarterly map of the several dozen Gartner Magic Quadrants that feature...

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Perspectives on Hadoop Part Two: Pausing Plans

by Merv Adrian  |  June 4, 2015

By Merv Adrian and Nick Heudecker In the first post in this series , I looked at the size of revenue streams for RDBMS software and maintenance/support and noted that they...

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Perspectives on Hadoop: Procurement, Plans, and Positioning

by Merv Adrian  |  June 1, 2015

I have the privilege of working for the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, covering information management with a strong focus for the past few years on an emerging...

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Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 24, 2015

Last week, Stephen Davies and I published the Cool Vendors report for Life Science.    The vendors mentioned are all relative new comers (either by incorporation date, or they have recently...

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First Crop of R&D Cool Vendors

by Michael Shanler  |  April 13, 2015

After what felt like New England winter that would never end…Spring is finally here.  Daylight hours are stretching, the rays of gold are streaking through the tall pines, and most...

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Microsoft in MQs - March On

by Merv Adrian  |  March 29, 2015

In December 2014, I posted Microsoft's Product Positions - Positive Progress, updating my quarterly map of the several dozen Gartner Magic Quadrants that feature Microsoft offerings. Welcome to the New Year. The progress...

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Digital Ethics & Humanism - Central to Information Governance for the Digital Business

by Andrew White  |  March 18, 2015

I noted an article today in TechTarget asking, "How Often Should we do a Comprehensive Security Exam?"  I thought this was a valid and useful question.  It is not exactly...

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Gartner's Enterprise Information and MDM Summit 2015 - UK and US - Ready to Go!

by Andrew White  |  March 6, 2015

I head over to the UK on Saturday to prepare for our 2015 Enterprise Information and MDM summit series.  It's a 2-event season, next week in UK and April 1-2...

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Which SQL on Hadoop? Poll Still Says "Whatever" But DBMS Providers Gain

by Merv Adrian  |  February 22, 2015

Since Nick Heudecker and I began our quarterly Hadoop webinars, we have asked our audiences what they expected to do about SQL several times, first in January 2014. With 164 respondents...

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