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Gartner Predicts 2016: 3D Printing Disrupts Healthcare and Manufacturing

by Pete Basiliere  |  December 2, 2015

Innovative uses of 3D printing are rapidly transforming healthcare and manufacturing. Assess the opportunities now so you are prepared for the inevitable market disruption. For 20 years, 3D printing was...

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Gartner Publishes the 2015 CRM Sales Predicts

by Tad Travis  |  December 1, 2015

The  2016 CRM Sales Predicts  addresses emerging technologies and trends for sales technologies that IT leaders should evaluate as they enter 2016. Key findings in the research relate primarily to B2B selling processes and technology: The...

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Digital to the Core - Force 2: Compound Uncertainty

by Mark Raskino  |  December 1, 2015 In our book Digital to the Core, Graham and I identify three digital macro forces that are compelling businesses and whole industries to change. These technology related forces are...

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4 (Four!) New Open-source Machine Learning frameworks from IBM, MSFT, Google and Intel.

by Alexander Linden  |  November 30, 2015

Pretty much every week, we saw one IT giant after another coming up with "open-source" frameworks for ML / Advanced Analytics. IBM most recently announced SystemML ( - specializing on abstraction and...

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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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