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Time For A Mid-year Review - How Well Have You Addressed The Impact of Digital Technologies?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  June 19, 2015

It is almost the end of June and time for leaders at technology and service providers to take stock of the first 6 months, see what worked and plan any...

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Exploring Growth with Emerging Tech Companies in Boston

by Hank Barnes  |  June 9, 2015

Later this week (June 11), I'm exited to be participating in an event in Boston that Gartner is holding for the local CEO community of emerging technology companies (3pm start)....

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Is the Opposite of Your Strategy Sensible (an homage to a great article)

by Hank Barnes  |  May 26, 2015

A few weeks ago, what may have been one of my favorite articles on strategy and competition appeared online in the Harvard Business Review.  It was called "The First Question...

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Perils of Traditional Segmenting - Mobile Banking Example

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  April 16, 2015

A common question I get from providers is which segment to target among banks. In many cases, they have already decided on segmenting by asset size: very large global &...

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Abandon Me Too Marketing

by Hank Barnes  |  February 24, 2015

One of the common questions I get at Gartner is "What are other companies (particularly the successful ones)  like me doing?"  And often, the "like me" comparison they are looking...

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Does Risk Culture Eat Strategy for Breakfast?

by John Wheeler  |  February 3, 2015

One of the most well respected and renowned management experts, Peter Drucker, is attributed as saying, "culture eats strategy for breakfast." What I believe he meant is that without a...

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Where Does Creativity Come From?

by Jennifer Beck  |  January 23, 2015

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant ranking Global Digital Marketing Agencies published in December. Among all the capabilities we consider: business strategy, creative services, experience design and technology – last year creative capabilities won...

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Sonys and Targets and Heartbleeds! Oh My!

by Ben Tomhave  |  January 9, 2015

Now that we can soundly close the book on 2014, it's perhaps a good time to take a quick think back as we consider our best path forward. 2014 was...

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Getting the Balance Right - Your Business and Your Customers

by Hank Barnes  |  November 11, 2014

My post last week on Strategy, Selling and Segmentation generated some interesting internal dialogue.  To a large degree, it was, in the words of Tiffani Bova, helping us remember "the things we think...

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Strategy, Selling, and Segmentation

by Hank Barnes  |  November 4, 2014

I am reading a fantastic book right now.  It is called Aligning Strategy and Sales by Frank Cespedes, published by Harvard Business Review Press.  For those that have been following our...

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