Gartner Blog Network

"So, What Are You Going to Be for Halloween?" by Mike Guay

by Debbie Wilson  |  October 15, 2019

I was with my grandkids this past weekend and the subject of Halloween came up. I asked each of them what they were going to be for Halloween and got...

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Our New Research on Incident Response Has Been Published

by Augusto Barros  |  October 15, 2019

We finally managed to publish our great new (in fact, refreshed) document on preparing for incident response, "How to Implement a Computer Security Incident Response Program". This is the first...

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The Vendor Conflict Between Closure and Continuous

by Hank Barnes  |  October 15, 2019

Closure. Closing the deal.  Completing a phase.  These are all things that organizations look for.  Many processes at vendors are all about closure.   The MQL hand-off.  The sales to customer...

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Qualityland -- a Book Review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  October 15, 2019

There always seems to be a book that brings a future into focus in a broadly accessible way. 1984, Brave New World and other books like that described a social...

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Be Aware of What People are Posting About you in Today's Digital Era. It Can Be Used Against You!

by Scot Kim  |  October 15, 2019

Interesting enough.  The internet can be used as a wonderful medium for all customers and buyers to learn about your product or services.  In today's digital world, buyers are getting...

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Data and Economic Growth

by Andrew White  |  October 15, 2019

It was a dream: to be able to read something about information theory and economics- from the IMF. If you are like me, grab a coffee and read The Economics...

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Why Facebook’s Libra feels Liberated after Visa, Mastercard and others Defect

by Avivah Litan  |  October 14, 2019

Facebook’s David Marcus tweeted it was liberating for Visa, MasterCard and others to defect last Friday and politely thanked the organizations for hanging in there as long as they did....

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The Ultimate Source of Differentiation: Rare Data

by Andrew White  |  October 14, 2019

A debate resurfaced in our team recently as we were discussing plans for research topics next year. I am not actually sure why we do such things; the ‘year’ is...

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Cultural Pitfalls that Western Executives should avoid with Chinese Stakeholders (2/3)

by Daniel Sanchezreina  |  October 14, 2019

This is the second one of a series of 3 posts about the cultural pitfalls between Western Executives and their Chinese stakeholders. For the purpose of this post, “Western” loosely...

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Recent Tool Announcements Underscore Google’s Hold on Ad Tech Ecosystem

by Eric Schmitt  |  October 11, 2019

When it comes to important software tools in the advertising ecosystem, most conversations start with Google/YouTube. Google collects somewhere on the order of half of all global online ad revenue,...

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