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Market Guide for Software Resellers

by Stephen White  |  July 26, 2016

Readers may note that much of my coverage at Gartner focuses on addressing licensing challenges and complexities. More recently, I’ve also picked up responsibility for our client facing research on...

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Microsoft New Year Changes - What Impact Will the COO's Departure Produce?

by Stephen White  |  July 11, 2016

End of financial year at Microsoft regularly triggers a series of announcements, movements and changes. The past week has seen a number, including one of the more significant of recent personnel...

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Are Enterprise Software Agreements a Critical Foundation for SaaS Adoption Success?

by Stephen White  |  March 7, 2016

  As application software publishers progressively transition their business models to SaaS subscriptions, conventional licensing programmes and contracts remain a key mechanism for clients to agree commercials and commitments beyond a single year....

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Australian Farmers Praying for Rain, and in Need of a Better Weather App

by Olive Huang  |  February 16, 2014

This winter (summer in Australia) the earth got a little bit crazy. Snow storms in the U.S., Flood in UK and where I live, a rural town 400 KM north...

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Facebook Thinks I am Fat and What Can I Do about It?

by Olive Huang  |  December 10, 2013

I am a conservative Facebook user. My Facebook profile is simple - no work, no family photos, no pictures of friend’s wedding or kids party. All I put on Facebook...

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My Dreamforce as a Fish Market Theory

by Olive Huang  |  December 2, 2013

10 am, November 17th, San Francisco International Airport. A serious looking US border control officer asked me "What are you coming to the U.S. for Mam?" "Attending a conference." I...

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Updating a cloud is like organ transplants without anesthesia

by Jay Heiser  |  July 4, 2012

I managed to miss the excitement of yet another weather-related disaster by being in Japan during the the derecho incident that knocked out power to approximately 3 million customers, including...

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Why Your Colleagues/Employees/Boss Don't Think Your Social Strategy is Brilliant

by Jenny Sussin  |  June 25, 2012

This is a follow-on/part 2 of my previous post titled: When I first heard about Twitter, I thought... The reason I'd asked people to comment on that last post by...

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We are the 99%! - How Gartner Customer 360 Set and Reset My Brain

by Jenny Sussin  |  March 19, 2012

I feel like the title of "Lessons Learned" is so boring, don't you? Instead I went "Occupy Wall Street" on you. [caption id="attachment_251" align="aligncenter" width="202" caption="Image from "Technosyncratic""][/caption] For those...

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