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Fun with EFSS Vendor Surveys: Jupiter Support?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 31, 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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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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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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Top 10 signs that you have been travelling too much

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 12, 2011

It’s the end of Gartner’s Symposium season and after a few weeks on the road I have been reminded of the signs that indicate that you have been travelling too...

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The Next Social Thing

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 5, 2011

As social software becomes more popular and widely-adopted, it seems like everything is getting a social component. I recently tweeted some musings about what could be the next big social...

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New Years Anti-Resolutions for 2011

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2011

For the last two years, I have done blog posts on what I call my anti-resolutions for the year. Many bloggers publish their predictions, personal resolutions and highlights around the...

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Twappy Twirthday Twittter

by Jeffrey Mann  |  March 22, 2010

It is hard to believe that the Twitter phenomenon is only four years old, but it's true that the Twitter.com service went live on March 21, 2006. It has enjoyed...

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Five (Not So Serious) Proposals to Make Open Government Cooler

by Andrea Dimaio  |  March 1, 2010

After 18 months of writing about government 2.0 and open government in this blog, it is time for some levity. People do not really engage in these endeavors, which are...

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The annual ritual of corporate kickoffs

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 9, 2010

A tongue-n-cheek look at something we all do every year. [Screen] The scene pans in from outside a nondescript office building through a tinted window and into a conference room...

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Groundhog day predicting the weather, technology and economic outlook

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 2, 2010

Today is Groundhog Day and in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania USA the groundhog saw its shadow meaning six more weeks of winter.  At the same time CIOs responding to the 2010 Gartner...

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