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China Trip Report - April 2017

by Adam Ronthal  |  April 20, 2017

I had an opportunity to visit a number of vendors on my recent trip to China... the primary purpose of the trip was to attend Huawei's Global Analyst Summit in...

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Agile Maturity Assessments - Use Wisely or Not at All

by David Norton  |  April 20, 2017

Method and process people are like salespeople, first knocking on your door selling a new method,   then they are back with a framework, and finally, they turn up with an...

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Cool Network Vendors 2017

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 18, 2017

Every year, we publish Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking to highlight lesser-known vendors doing cool things in the networking market. Coolness is certainly subjective, and my wife (or anyone who knew me...

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Retailers, When In A Hole - Stop Digging

by Robert Hetu  |  April 17, 2017

The recent spate of store closings will do nothing but hasten the decline of physical retail, while providing only short term profitability gains. Okay, so I know the US is...

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Hadoop FAQs - April Webinar Q&A

by Merv Adrian  |  April 16, 2017

Nick Heudecker and I received numerous questions during our April Hadoop webinar with several hundred attendees, and we have summarized and answered them below. How can Hadoop-Spark interface with conventional RDBMS such as Oracle/UDB/Teradata...

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New Research: Stream Analytics and 200 Analytics "case studies"

by Andrew White  |  April 14, 2017

Nick Heudecker and Roy Schulte just published The Five Levels of Stream Analytics — How Mature Are You? Emerging competitive pressures and market opportunities are forcing enterprises to accelerate decision making...

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Gartner Introduces "Software Needs Cycle"

by Anthony Bradley  |  April 12, 2017

I am pleased to announce new research covering a "Software Needs Cycle for Small Business" available for free on Gartner's Software Advice website. During the keynote address at every Gartner...

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United Airlines, Enterprise Architecture, and Decision-making

by Jack Santos  |  April 12, 2017

United Airlines. Two words that will live in infamy. At least until the next zeitgeist moment arrives.... But there is actually something more subtle operating here that is at the...

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Enterprise Architecture: Improving IT communication

by James Mcgovern  |  April 11, 2017

As a newly minted analyst, I have come to appreciate how tolerant I have become to horrific writing. If you have ever had the privilege of working for multiple Fortune...

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United Airlines and the Dollars and Cents of Customer Experience

by Augie Ray  |  April 11, 2017

We have all seen the video of the bleeding man being dragged from his United Airlines flight. We've seen all the social media rage. We've endured debates over whether it...

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