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My Personal Hajj to a Technical Mecca

by Jack Santos  |  May 18, 2015

This Wednesday I'll be down in Boston for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  It's their 12th year, and I have been to most, long before I worked for Gartner - I started...

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Are Regulators Enablers or Inhibitors of Digital Business?

by Peter Sondergaard  |  May 13, 2015

In my conversations with CEOs and CIOs, it’s become increasingly common that they mention the regulator of their specific industry. (And the mention is rarely favorable!) More often than not,...

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How many cloud types do you know?

by Michael Maoz  |  April 30, 2015

All that it takes is one major rumor about a software company takeover to drive folks into a frenzy. But really: NOW they get excited? Relax - there are only a...

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Same Challenges For CIOs, Different Regions of the World

by Peter Sondergaard  |  March 23, 2015

Over the past couple of weeks I have spent a lot of time with CIOs both in the US and Europe, learning more about their mission-critical initiatives and some of...

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Two Peas In a Digital Pod: The CIO and CSO

by Peter Sondergaard  |  February 23, 2015

CEOs know all too well the amount of jockeying, competition and political maneuvering that happens in their leadership team. In the C-suite, it's simply the way business gets done. CIOs...

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Digital Business Requires a New Approach to Digital Security

by Peter Sondergaard  |  January 30, 2015

January must be listed somewhere as the official month of “all-day meetings.” This is the time of year when CEOs and their teams hunker down with leaders throughout the business...

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Bimodal Business leads to Bimodal IT

by Peter Sondergaard  |  December 17, 2014

In a recent blog post, I discussed the concept of bimodal IT as a way for CEOs and CIOs to manage the digital divide between what IT provides and what...

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Why didn't you say that in the first place? The CIO needs Google Translate for CRM.

by Michael Maoz  |  December 10, 2014

My colleagues and I just released a new piece of research that we titled, "Nine CRM Projects to do Right Now for Customer Service (if you are a Gartner client...

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Branding Issues and Australian Life Guards

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 23, 2014

I've been in Australia for the last week or so for the Symposium event here, and was lucky enough to spend some time on a couple of the beaches in...

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How Can CIOs Compete When Every Business Unit Is A Technology Startup?

by Peter Sondergaard  |  November 22, 2014

When you think about a digital startup, the first image that usually comes to mind is one of a loft-like open space populated by casually dressed smart young things with...

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