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Uncovering Growth Opportunities in the Transforming Business Analytics Market

by Jim Hare  |  August 12, 2016

This week I presented a webinar to help high tech providers understand the latest market trends, which segments are growing the fastest, and how to respond to take advantage of...

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Hadoop Project Commercial Support Tracker July 2016

by Merv Adrian  |  July 30, 2016

There are now 15 projects supported by all 5 distributors I track, and several have had new releases since April. Kafka is the newest addition, and I believe the remaining 4-supporter offerings, Mahout...

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Hype Cycle for Life Science R&D

by Michael Shanler  |  July 25, 2016

This year, we unveiled a brand new hype cycle, one that is 100% Life Science R&D-focused. “… the moon does not present the same face every day. It waxes, or grows larger, until...

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Hype Cycle for Consumer Goods 2016

by Robert Hetu  |  July 15, 2016

Consumer goods manufacturers continue to favor technology investments facilitating competitive differentiation. CIOs and IT leaders can use this Hype Cycle to evaluate opportunities, educate their organizations, and guide their planning...

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Technologies and Enablers for the Economics of Connections

by Don Scheibenreif  |  July 13, 2016

The opportunities to create and realize value will expand at an exponential rate as billions of Internet-connected things become integrated into the ways we work, live and play. The pace...

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2016 Retail Research Recap

by Robert Hetu  |  July 12, 2016

Gartner's research for the retail industry crosses all major key initiatives. [caption id="attachment_773" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Gartner 2016[/caption] Retail trends and technologies: Hype Cycle for Retail Technologies 2016 Forces not unlike wind,...

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When is a Data Lake an Enterprise Data Lake (EDL)?

by Andrew White  |  July 11, 2016

I was on one of those briefings where a 'newish', small vendor was telling me how unique they were and how their approach was brand new and never seen before....

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Brexit - Advice For CIOs, Chief Supply Chain Officers and Marketing Leaders.

by Peter Sondergaard  |  July 1, 2016

It’s been a week since the U.K. voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU) and there’s an unprecedented amount of fear, uncertainty and doubt about the economic...

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Microsoft Links Into a Treasure Trove of Information

by Doug Laney  |  June 14, 2016

Contributing Gartner analysts: Merv Adrian and Jenny Sussin Throughout the day yesterday we listened to financial and market analysts speculate about the announced acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. Their ruminations...

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Blockchain for Marketers

by Andrew Frank  |  May 31, 2016

Who would have thought the world could go nuts about a global distributed ledger protocol called blockchain? Sure, by eliminating the evils of sovereign fiat currency and exploitative transaction fees,...

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