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Six transitions that will shape the future of Supply Chain

by Jane Barrett  |  November 25, 2015

As the United States heads into Thanksgiving weekend, I want to share the insights of Research VP and Gartner Fellow, Steve Prentice, before I shut down and start thinking about...

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Guest Blog: Pfizer/Allergan Mega-Merger: More Wrinkles for the Supply Chain?

by Mark Atwood  |  November 25, 2015

(This blog post was written by Gartner Analysts Stephen Meyer and Lisa Callinan) Although most of the media attention has been focused on the inversion aspects of this proposed US$160B...

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Smart Homes: The Next CPG Battleground?

by Don Scheibenreif  |  November 24, 2015

Will the smart home be the next battleground for CPG brands? This is one of three impacts I write about in How Digital Business Will Create Consumer Growth Opportunities in Consumer...

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In Digital Business persuasion, FOMO might be better than Disruption

by Mark Raskino  |  November 24, 2015 Sometimes I think Clayton Christensen's great work on disruptive innovation has become almost too successful. In recent years, protagonists inside companies, urging digital change, have come to rely on...

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Myths About Fintech – Part 1

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  November 23, 2015

Fintech has grabbed the attention of the financial services industry, but many smart people differ on what it is and not. That in itself, is not a problem, but I...

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Ericsson-Cisco Strategic Partnerships-Implications for CSPs in the SDN/NFV area

by Martina Kurth  |  November 20, 2015

On November 9th, 2015, Ericsson and Cisco announced a Global Strategic Partnership to provide end-to-end CSP product and service offerings to accelerate digital transformation amid a rapidly shifting telecom market and rising...

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The 2015 Gartner Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25

by Mark Atwood  |  November 19, 2015

We’re very pleased to announce our 2015 Gartner Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 findings. Revealed on Wednesday November 18th, this research is an industry-specific version of our Global Supply Chain...

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Living Proof: Getting Total Synergy in the Buying Journey

by Derry Finkeldey  |  November 18, 2015

In Living Proof[i], I explore real life examples of tech providers who are adapting to the changes we’re observing in technology buyer behavior and becoming customer-driven organizations. How Total Synergy Turned its...

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Things I learned at SIM Boston

by Jack Santos  |  November 13, 2015

Congrats to the Society for Information Management (SIM) Boston chapter on a great day-long local event yesterday.  For those of you that follow my blog, you know that my relationship with SIM...

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A Brief History of War... in Pictures

by Jack Santos  |  November 10, 2015

Today's WSJ article on what Ukraine has learned about cyber warfare  led me to a pictorial observation of the unintended consequences of  automation, systems, and IT infrastructure. 17th century and prior: confront your enemy,...

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