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The three semi-official languages of the digital world

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 6, 2019

Last night I was asked to give a talk to a group of graduating MBA students.  I was looking for a topic to share that would be engaging and leave...

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Midsize Enterprises Need to Share Work to Tackle Digital Expectations

by Vivek Swaminathan  |  December 5, 2019

The very largest companies benefit from economies of scale, preferential treatment by vendors, massive teams and budgets that support growth.  Unfortunately, small and midsize companies (MSEs) don’t enjoy those luxuries....

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Top 10 Gartner Emerging Technologies Client Topics for 2019

by John Wheeler  |  December 5, 2019

This year, Gartner launched its Emerging Technologies and Trends (ETT) research agenda dedicated to helping our Technology & Service Provider (TSP) clients improve their offerings. As we wrap-up 2019, let's...

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Should Enterprises Have 50 Words for Collaboration?

by Craig Roth  |  December 5, 2019

You may have heard the tale that “Eskimos have 50 words for snow.” This tale has been disapproved. But the general idea is still appealing: that if something is important...

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Master Data Management (MDM) Goes Open-Source

by Simon Walker  |  December 5, 2019

Until now enterprise master data management (MDM) solutions have required a perpetual software license, or a subscription. However, this has now changed. Unidata an emerging MDM solution vendor has taken...

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Amazon pulls Alexa back from the edge with the promise of a comfortable cloud to live in

by Bill Ray  |  December 5, 2019

Amazon has slimmed-down the Alexa client into something that will fit onto an ARM Cortex “M” processor with only 1MB of RAM. That’s good for talking white goods, but it...

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IoT integration is a Sweet Spot for Blockchain Per Gartner Survey

by Avivah Litan  |  December 5, 2019

The integration of IoT and Blockchain networks is a sweet spot for digital transformation and innovation.  It is actually moving ahead at a much faster space than expected, according to...

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Talent Shortages Erode Analytics ROI at Midsized Enterprises

by Vivek Swaminathan  |  December 4, 2019

contributed by Nikhil Sood, Gartner for Midsize Enterprises According to the Gartner 2019 CIO survey, 48% of midsized enterprise (MSE) CIOs intend to spend the largest amount of new or additional...

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Dec 1)

by Andrew White  |  December 4, 2019

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the most read data and analytics research directly. This list excludes our branded research such as Magic Quadrants etc. A raft of new...

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Salesforce and the (single source of) Truth about Customer 360

by Andrew White  |  December 4, 2019

If you read my blog regularly then you know I rarely write about IT vendors. If I am moved to write research about a vendor, I’ll write it and publish...

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