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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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Magic Quadrant Analyst Adventures #3: Vendor Strategies in Briefing Gartner

by Andrew White  |  August 11, 2014

As my colleagues (Bill O’Kane and Saul Judah) traveled through Magic Quadrant season (as we do, every year) we often share and collect stories.  Some relate to vendors, some relate...

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Magic Quadrant Analyst Adventures #2: Unearthing the Golden Nugget – MDM saves Lives

by Andrew White  |  August 8, 2014

As my colleagues (Bill O’Kane and Saul Judah) traveled through Magic Quadrant season (as we do, every year) we often share and collect stories.  Some relate to vendors, some relate...

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Magic Quadrant Analyst Adventures #1: The Perils of Data Ownership

by Andrew White  |  August 7, 2014

As my colleagues (Bill O’Kane and Saul Judah) traveled through Magic Quadrant season (as we do, every year) we often share and collect stories.  Some relate to vendors, some relate...

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Master Data Management Magic Quadrant Season Underway

by Andrew White  |  July 16, 2014

My colleagues Bill O’Kane, Saul Judah and myself are in the middle of the briefing cycle in support of our wider research gathering process supporting out coverage of Master Data...

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The Elusive Magic Quadrant for Big Data - is Big Data a Market?

by Andrew White  |  June 11, 2014

For those of you that are looking for a Magic Quadrant covering "big data", you will be disappointed to know that there are no plans to publish such a document....

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Data Security for Hadoop - Add-on Choices Proliferating

by Merv Adrian  |  February 23, 2014

In my post about the BYOH market last October, I noted that increasing numbers of existing players are connecting their offerings to Apache Hadoop, even as upstarts enter their markets with...

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Magic Quadrant – Master Data Management of Product Data – midway through Vendor Briefings

by Andrew White  |  July 12, 2013

We are at the midpoint of the period of time set aside for briefings.  We use these to get the latest updates from vendors.  They are, of course, one information...

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Master Data Management Magic Quadrant (MQ) – an Update

by Andrew White  |  May 10, 2013

As you may know we are into the data gathering phase in support of our research into the market segments we call, MDM of Customer Data, and MDM of Product...

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Hadoop and DI - A Platform Is Not A Solution

by Merv Adrian  |  February 10, 2013

"Hadoop people" and "RDBMS people" - including some DBAs who have contacted me recently -  clearly have different ideas about what Data Integration is. And both may  differ from what...

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