Gartner Blog Network

The DSML Bake-Off Goes Virtual!

by Carlie Idoine  |  September 25, 2020

We held our first VIRTUAL Data Science and Machine Learning Bake-off on September 15th as part of our BuySmart webinar series in conjunction with the BI Bake-Off conducted by Rita...

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Net Promoter Score as a Sales Compensation Metric

by Dave Egloff  |  September 25, 2020

Net Promoter Score – or NPS – is a common performance metric that helps organizations track customer satisfaction.  The concept and calculation are remarkably simple.  Your customers rate their willingness...

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The Inevitable Subscription Draws Nearer? The Workplace Perpetual Licensing Horizon

by Stephen White  |  September 24, 2020

Four years ago this week I presented a session at the Gartner ITAM, Finance and Procurement summit reference the vendor driven push to subscription license models,  quoting both Mark Twain...

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Revoke the Free Pass: Social Media Platforms Must be Vetted Like Any Other Supplier Risk

by Barika Pace  |  September 23, 2020

Introduction From deep fakes to brand impersonations CMOs and enterprise risk leaders must ask themselves this question: Why are social media platforms getting a hall pass on digital risk?  Instead...

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Get The Right Tool For The Right Job

by Jeffrey Hewitt  |  September 23, 2020

I used to call my late father a "tool psychic." On many holidays and birthdays, he would give me some new or different kind of tool that would cause me...

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Sneak Peak: Marketing Analytics Still Matters

by Jason McNellis  |  September 22, 2020

As my colleague Lizzy Foo Kune has been busy unearthing the most important insights from the Gartner 2020 Marketing Data and Analytics Survey (see this blog), I have been focused...

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Don't boil the ocean to create your cloud

by Lydia Leong  |  September 22, 2020

Many of my client inquiries deal with the seemingly overwhelming complexity of maturing cloud adoption -- especially with the current wave of pandemic-driven late adopters, who are frequently facing business...

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Word, Slide, and Second Counts Increase Your Appeal to the Mediocre

by Hank Barnes  |  September 22, 2020

Last Friday, I found a post on LinkedIn from Dale Gibbons that warmed my soul - In it he talks about the obsession with "counts."  Whether that be second...

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Will Nvidia be allowed to ARM up?

by Bill Ray  |  September 22, 2020

Nvidia is trying, quite literally, to add an ARM to its business, acquiring the company from Japanese investor Softbank. The deal would diversify Nvidia’s revenue, and perhaps lay the ground...

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Why a global cloud can never exist (and what you can do about it)

by Tiny Haynes  |  September 22, 2020

Sorry Ladies and Gentlemen, I don’t want to alarm you, but there might be a few things happening around the world that will make you have to seriously re-think your...

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