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Looking for 2017's African Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  March 7, 2017

Now in its third year, the search has started for the Aspiring Innovators to be highlighted at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2017. It will put the spotlight on interesting African...

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(They're Back!) New Year's Anti-Resolutions for 2017

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 2, 2017

Last year, I opted not to do the yearly New Year's anti-resolutions I have been doing since 2009. I thought that things were generally going pretty well, with no need to talk...

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New Research: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

by Andrew White  |  February 5, 2016

My colleagues, led by Josh Parenteau, just published this: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.   The BI and analytics platform market's multiyear shift from IT-led enterprise reporting...

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The Funny Side of (poor) Data Quality

by Andrew White  |  October 16, 2015

I confess - I worked at a software vendor for 9 years before working at Gartner.  In that work I did many things - among them I lead marketing.  In that...

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Africa's Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 30, 2015

One of the perks of being a symposium conference chair is that I get to try some fun things, particularly at a smaller event like the one just closing in...

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Fun with EFSS MQ Surveys

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 5, 2015

One of the least fun parts about being an analyst (or, I imagine working with analyst relations at a vendor) is dealing with magic quadrant and critical capabilities vendor surveys....

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The 11 Steps Established Vendors Go Through when Something New Comes Along

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 14, 2015

As an analyst, I often see new Big Things coming by. Things like cloud, big data, mobility, even going back to client-server. The reaction of established vendors to these Big...

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2015’s New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2015

For the past several years (way too many, actually), I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. So far, that and the April Fool's...

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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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2014's New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2014

For the past several years, I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. Publishing predictions in a blog or video post around this time of year is easy...

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