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What was a vision for the next era is now a project for next year

by Peter Sondergaard  |  September 27, 2016

It’s that time of year again; time for Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. During the next couple of months, Gartner will welcome more than 24,000 CIOs and senior IT executives in Japan, U.S.,...

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Can you abuse technology? It certaintly works the other way around!

by Frank Buytendijk  |  September 26, 2016

About 10-50% of interactions with Siri and other smart assistants is abusive in nature, I recently read. A peculiar spread of percentages, but it got me thinking. Are there ethical...

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Yahoo! breach news is shocking but not surprising - what to do now?

by Avivah Litan  |  September 23, 2016

The 2014 compromise of a half billion user records at Yahoo! by a state-sponsored actor is shocking but not surprising. For years, we have been noting (what our clients have...

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Why You Should Be Flattening Your Applications Organization

by Mike Gilpin  |  September 21, 2016

Lean IT is all about flattening applications organizations, as applications leaders are: Eliminating management slots and thus cutting overhead by Moving specialist staff roles into product-focused agile teams, while Transforming...

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Customer Experience: Marketing's Pull to Balance Its Push

by Augie Ray  |  September 19, 2016

The key to building a healthy brand is to balance marketing's push with its pull. Push strategies drive immediate financial benefit by pressing messages, offers, and products at customers. Customer...

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Just kidding, we don't care what you think of us.

by Michael Maoz  |  September 19, 2016

Let's say that you are an airline that takes pride in reliability of service. It's been a rough two months, and all is forgiven, even if it did take two...

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The Global Identity Dilemma – Static Biometrics are NOT the answer

by Avivah Litan  |  September 16, 2016

I just returned from a couple of business trips to Brazil and Russia and reinforced my view that identity proofing is one of the top fraud issues across the globe....

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European Leadership is Global Leadership in Gartner’s 2016 Supply Chain Top 25

by Stan Aronow  |  September 15, 2016

Next Monday evening, September 19, at Gartner’s London Supply Chain Executive conference, we will announce and celebrate the top European supply chains on our global Supply Chain Top 25 ranking....

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Four Ways Marketers Can Stop Damaging Their Profession

by Augie Ray  |  September 15, 2016

Marketing has a marketing problem. In 2012, an Adobe study found that advertising/marketing was one of the least valuable professions to society--just 13% of survey respondents ranked it as valuable. In...

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