French Caldwell

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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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WikiLeaks, Twitter and the Risks to Political Order

by French Caldwell  |  February 8, 2011  |  1 Comment

Arguably if you are an authoritarian leader who is threatened to be deposed, you view social media that your opponents use to organize protests as a threat.  On the other hand, if your supporters can use it to organize counter-protests, then you might see it as an opportunity — perhaps this explains why Egyptians saw [...]

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We Come to Kill GRC, Not to Praise IT

by French Caldwell  |  January 12, 2010  |  6 Comments

I’ve been involved in some discussions recently around GRC that remind me about the arguments around KM — as to whether it is a valid term or not.  The antagonists argue that GRC does more harm than good.  They argue that the term creates market confusion, that the vendors that claim to offer GRC solutions [...]

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