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Archives for October, 2011


My 13th Sym — and I’m Still Not a Security Analyst

by French Caldwell  |  October 17, 2011  |  Comments Off

This is my 13th Orlando Symposium as a Gartner analyst.  I’m finding now that some clients are scheduling 1-1s because they know me and want to talk to me — regardless of what I cover as an analyst.  That’s nice, but a bit of a challenge — I hate to tell you this, but I […]

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Systemic Risk in America — No More Bright Ideas

by French Caldwell  |  October 11, 2011  |  Comments Off

One characteristic of American recessions is an increase in innovation. People who are laid off start new businesses that challenge the market positions of their former employers with innovative offerings. Some of these new entrepreneurs will grow their businesses and go on to create new jobs for others. We all know people who’ve been in […]

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Oracle Open World — Box Up Your Big Data and Whistle Your Problems Away

by French Caldwell  |  October 3, 2011  |  1 Comment

First of all — this post is just my personal observation on the opening of Open World and is not a Gartner position or statement.  I’ve tracked Oracle first as a KM analyst and now as a GRC analyst for 12 years now, and I’ve seen them grow from a data management focus to business […]

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