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Inaugural Voyage – The SAM Managed Services Magic Quadrant Sets Sail

by Stephen White  |  August 5, 2020

Indeed, the first edition Magic Quadrant for SAM Managed Services has arrived, alongside the first Critical Capabilities for SAM Managed Services. In development throughout 2020, with design dating back almost...

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5 Techniques to Troubleshoot a Machine Learning Model

by Sumit Agarwal  |  August 5, 2020

Troubleshooting code in C++ or Java has been fairly easy. With a plethora of tools that help with a step-by-step execution of code to thread analysis at run time to...

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Aug 2)

by Andrew White  |  August 5, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Last week Rita Sallam's note, Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics, 2020, clawed its way back to the...

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5 Digital Innovations Bringing In-Store Retail Shopping Online

by Matt Moorut  |  August 4, 2020

As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. We saw that play out when lockdowns caused by COVID-19 drove an upsurge in digital innovations by retailers. Shoppers who...

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Just the FACs

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 4, 2020

Hyperscalers push the limits of networking products. In doing so, they've had to forge new ways of thinking/doing and thus have driven TON of market innovation in networking. One lesser-known...

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What is Trust and Safety?

by Akif Khan  |  August 4, 2020

Trust - noun.  firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something Safety - noun. the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk,...

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EU Data Strategy: Helping Themselves

by Andrew White  |  August 4, 2020

I read the EU Data Strategy some weeks ago. The document was made available for public comment. I posted to my blog some comments and challenges I felt it contained...

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In a crisis, who pays now, how do they pay back in the future

by Mark P. McDonald  |  August 3, 2020

Cost cutting and other recession actions compromise someone.  Either customers, employees, suppliers or investors ‘pay’ for these actions.  Pay in the sense of accepting lower levels of service, losing wages,...

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Few “Genius” Brands Successfully Integrate Best-of-Breed Solutions Into a Cohesive Martech Roadmap

by Benjamin Bloom  |  July 31, 2020

Today, Gartner published the first of several research notes which assess the technologies linked to strong digital marketing performance. Our established Digital IQ Index methodology benchmarks the digital marketing performance...

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Using ‘who pays’ to go beyond mindless management

by Mark P. McDonald  |  July 31, 2020

In a recession, executives have to decide who pays.  A prior post discussed the different people who can pay in a recession.  Customers can get lower service. Employees can be...

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