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DBMS Legacies are Very Sticky

by Donald Feinberg  |  December 18, 2014

Donald Feinberg (@Brazingo) & Merv Adrian (@merv) Every so often, there’s a wave of interest in the “imminent retirement” of one or more legacy database management systems (DBMS). Usually, it’s...

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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Big Data Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 16, 2014

Going into the 2014 holiday season, North Pole Inc. (ticker: XMAS), the leading global distributor of presents to good girls and boys, called upon Gartner to assess and advise on its...

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2013 Healthcare Breach Report

by Jack Santos  |  April 14, 2014

If you have followed my blog, you know that I annually review the US HHS breach report, just to see what kind of year we had in healthcare security.  Well, enough...

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The Importance of Being Work Flow

by Jack Santos  |  March 20, 2014

In this era of Big Data we often forget that data without process is like a day without...well you get it.  It being tax season in the US, I came across...

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The Travesty of Security Questions

by Jack Santos  |  May 20, 2013

It used to be a good idea.  Ask something that was immediately obvious and only knowable by YOU or a very few people – and make it the last line...

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The Digitalization of Business

by Jack Santos  |  December 19, 2012

One of the things we talk about at Gartner is how computerization is changing business – not just back office systems (HR, CRM), but from a fundamental product perspective. I...

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Big Data: Rumsfeldian Thinking and Carl Sagan's Camera

by Jack Santos  |  November 12, 2012

“There are known knowns; there are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns; that is to say there are things that, we now know we don't know....

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Opportunity Knocking

by Jack Santos  |  October 1, 2012

We write a lot of research  at Gartner about business process management, paperless office, workflow, organizational efficiency, outsourcing, etc etc etc.  All fertile ground for automation. So when mundane daily...

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