Gartner Blog Network

Are You Spending Enough on Training and Education?

by Andrew White  |  August 21, 2018

I suspect not. I was reading an interesting article in last week’s Economist titled, “Time to Get in Training: Companies Must Overcome Skills Shortages”. The article calls out a data...

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Spot The Difference - The Reality of Most Differentiation Efforts

by Hank Barnes  |  August 21, 2018

Remember Squeeze, a great 80's band that was renowned for their songwriting tandem, Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.  Well, in 2010, they released a new album titled, Spot the Difference. ...

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August 2018 - DevOps Research Highlights

by Christopher Little  |  August 21, 2018

I've already had some interesting discussions around a note out this month on measuring flow through toolchains.   Code is only creating value for the business when it is being used...

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Peer Insights: Driving Community Input

by Tom Murphy  |  August 21, 2018

We are in the midst of building the next iteration of the Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation and its companion Critical Capabilities note.  In addition, we are starting the...

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Do You Want to Be Data Driven? I Don't Think So...

by Andrew White  |  August 20, 2018

I was once asked by a CIO to help him present to his board, on why they wanted to become data-driven. After 5 minutes of my planned 10 minute presentation...

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RPA and Test Automation

by Tom Murphy  |  August 17, 2018

We are seeing an uptick in questions around RPA and Test Automation.  This is driven from a number of directions: vendors that are moving into both spaces service providers with...

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by Debbie Wilson  |  August 17, 2018

Because I manage both the procurement solutions and ERP strategy groups, I am in a unique position to observe the remarkable differences between the two markets.  The ERP market is...

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Innovative IRM Solutions Disrupt Outdated GRC Market

by John Wheeler  |  August 17, 2018

Gartner published its inaugural Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management (IRM) several weeks ago and feedback from end-user customers has been overwhelmingly positive. What is most noteworthy is the shift away from...

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Four Questions to Ask When Considering a Mobile Marketing Platform Investment

by Bryan Yeager  |  August 16, 2018

In my spare time, I love to cook. I don’t mean to brag… but I think I’m pretty darn good at it. I’m fairly picky about the ingredients I use,...

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Why Technology Sales Cycles Are Taking So Long and What You Can Do About It

by Michele Buckley  |  August 16, 2018

Many technology service providers I’ve been working with tell me they’re experiencing “long sales cycles,” and they’re right.  A recent Gartner study of 506 technology buyers indicated that buying teams...

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