Gartner Blog Network

The One Thing to Always Do When Mentioned in Analyst Research

by Hank Barnes  |  January 16, 2018

A primary goal of most, if not all, analyst relations programs is to get products, services, and/or companies mentioned, or featured, in analyst reports.  Whether it is a use case...

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My introduction and my love for DATA

by Sanjeev Mohan  |  January 15, 2018

I have been working as a research analyst responsible for the Big Data topics for the last year. I plan to regularly post my blogs here. I have been accused...

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Feed your business - not the Newsfeed

by Benjamin Bloom  |  January 15, 2018

Yet Another Algorithm Change? Marketers with a significant investment in Facebook advertising, and publishers who seek to monetize traffic from Facebook, are reeling from the latest jolt: on January 11,...

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Digital Business Redefines Enterprise Applications Ecosystems

by John Kostoulas  |  January 15, 2018

The disruptive effect of digital business models is already visible, ranging from exponential growth to fast extinction. To succeed in digital business, organizations need much wider capabilities than conventional enterprise applications offerings....

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Anonymous Guest Post: How to Impress / Annoy a Vendor During an Analyst Briefing?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 12, 2018

A little bird has swooped in and dropped a package into a super-secret drop box in my backyard. My dog has found the package and the following was sealed inside....

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Automation - Why Only Now?

by Augusto Barros  |  January 12, 2018

As we ramp up our research on SOAR and start looking at some interesting tools for automated security testing, something crossed my mind: Why are we only seeing security operations...

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Solving the Distributed Social Marketing Dilemma

by Jennifer Polk  |  January 12, 2018

92 By the time I left a well-known big box retailer in Spring 2011, there were at least 92 people throughout the company who had “social marketing” somewhere in their...

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Control your Marketing Data, or Google, Facebook, and Amazon Will

by Benjamin Bloom  |  January 12, 2018

[Update Jan 15, 2018: I have a separate post about Facebook's news feed algortihm change here] Data will drive the most important decisions marketers will make in 2018 - to...

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Retail's Cost Dilemma - Replacing All That Free Customer Labor

by Robert Hetu  |  January 11, 2018

If you don't think robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligent automation services (IAS) are going to impact retail labor consider this, as digital commerce grows so does the need to...

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Setting the Record Straight - HTAP & OPDBMS

by Donald Feinberg  |  January 11, 2018

There has been much written in the industry about the convergence of transactions and analytics in database management systems (DBMS). There are many names for this convergence from multiple sources....

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