Gartner Blog Network

Doing What's Expected vs. What is Needed

by Hank Barnes  |  September 17, 2019

As businesses grow, role definitions often become more rigid.    And management usually follows suit.   New employees join the company and learn their role, with very well defined views of...

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Why Build a Content Services Platform from Scratch?

by Marko Sillanpaa  |  September 17, 2019

I seem to get this question a lot these days from end users, vendors, and even friends wanting to be in the tech market.  “Why can’t I just build a...

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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Sep 15)

by Andrew White  |  September 16, 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. Carlie Idoine goes right...

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Why Technology Providers Now "Get IRM"

by John Wheeler  |  September 16, 2019

This past week, I enjoyed meeting with over 1,000 attendees at our annual Gartner Security and Risk Management Conference in London. At the event, the overwhelming feedback received is that...

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Insider Secrets to Becoming a Gartner "Cool Vendor"

by Jim Hare  |  September 15, 2019

One of the most common questions that I continually  get asked by startup technology providers is "how to become a Gartner Cool Vendor".  Cool Vendors is one of Gartner’s hottest ...

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Nothing drives innovation quite like a war

by Bill Ray  |  September 15, 2019

Cutting supplies of American technology might temporarily undermine Chinese companies, but it’s also spurring those companies to push what can be made elsewhere. Chinese capital is being poured into developing...

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Are We Just Storytelling Animals?

by Marty Resnick  |  September 13, 2019

Shameless plug - our new podcast published today! You can’t have a discussion with someone about the future, and especially emerging technologies, without eventually referring to a book, a comic, television show...

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"Trust, but Verify" by Duy Nguyen

by Debbie Wilson  |  September 13, 2019

Trust, but Verify – Where systems integration heads north, automated business processes head south, and a happy ending for the customer because manual processes still exist Recently I took a...

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Data Visualization Techniques for Marketing

by Anna Maria  |  September 12, 2019

Marketing and data analytics practitioners possess ocular superpowers. When they look at a sea of numbers in a spreadsheet, they’re able to spot trends that mere mortals cannot see. Unfortunately,...

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Going Direct? Got Tools?

by Charles Golvin  |  September 12, 2019

I bought a wrench. I've been cycling for a long time and do all the maintenance on my bikes, so I own a number of specialized tools. I friend recommended...

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