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The 90’s Called – They Want Their Channel Program Back!

by Tiffani Bova  |  March 4, 2015

Channel programs have been developed by technology vendors to manage and enable their indirect channel partners and create a certain level of consistency and brand loyalty for decades. For technology...

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Mobile Gaming is Dumbing Down PC Gaming - part 2

by Andrew White  |  February 18, 2015

I blogged on this topic recently: Why Mobile Gaming is Killing our High Tech Industry - though Doom and id Software may yet help... I claimed that dollars spent to...

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Is it fair to ask: can you outsource innovation?

by Andrew White  |  February 18, 2015

There was an interesting story on the front page of the U.S. Print edition of today's Wall Street journal, the Business & Tech section.  The article is called, Why GM...

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Partner for a Digital Love Connection

by Jennifer Polk  |  February 9, 2015

It’s February—the time for celebrating love, finding a partner and realizing you can achieve more together than apart. No, this isn't an ad for Tinder. It's advice for businesses to find a partner--a...

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What’s Next for Big Data?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  December 23, 2014

Shortly after joining Gartner, I noticed subtle magic in the air. Not Magic Quadrants – they were too obvious. It was I told you so repeated by many analysts on...

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SAP TechEd 2014 Day 1 (for me, Tuesday): Key Themes for me: SAP Needs Your Problems, and Now

by Andrew White  |  October 21, 2014

Please note that I was once a user of ERP and supply chain planning applications (never having worked in IT); and also a software vendor selling SCP solutions that integrated...

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Where Art Thou Hadoop?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  October 14, 2014

The Hadoop ecosystem is like a kaleidoscope, where particles keep colliding, tumbling and forming mesmerizing patterns created by the reflections. My research note What Matters When Comparing Hadoop Distributions is...

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It’s not the analytic that counts – its what you do after you perceive the impact

by Andrew White  |  September 17, 2014

There was an awesome article in The Economist, US print edition, September 6-12th, 2014, entitled Free Exchange: Pardon the Disruption. The article sub title suggests that organization inflexibility is usually...

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Hot Topics from the Field – 3 Days on the Road and this is what is moving and shaking in Information Management

by Andrew White  |  September 12, 2014

I just spent the good fortune of spending a couple days in Western Canada.  I met with numerous end-users spanning several industries included public sector (several different departments), mining, retail,...

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Master Innovation by First Getting Good at the Basics

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 11, 2014

This week Apple made several important announcements about the debut of its newest mobile devices, from the Apple Watch that could drive more interest in wearable devices to the next...

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