Gartner Blog Network

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 - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/dalegibbons_i-was-asked-recently-how-long-a-home-page-activity-6712688720300007424-WBNQ. 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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Our Top 20 Most-Read Data and Analytics Research Last Week (to Sep 20)

by Andrew White  |  September 22, 2020

Click here for an interactive PDF to connect to the notes directly. Rita Sallam's long running "number 1" hit of the year did it again!  It has clawed its way back up...

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Will Blockchain DeFi Go Mainstream?

by Avivah Litan  |  September 21, 2020

Adoption of permissioned blockchain is growing slowly albeit steadily in enterprises around the globe. Production use cases are increasing, as upcoming Gartner research will show, but the big bang of...

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DBMS Migration — the Vital Question

by Henry Cook  |  September 20, 2020

I was recently an author of  How to Succeed at Database and DBMS Migration and I often take calls on database migration. Migrations are becoming more frequent, for example prompted...

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Evolving "Hadoop" Stack Manifests a Community in Motion

by Merv Adrian  |  September 19, 2020

Apache "Hadoop" component activity tells a story of a dynamic community that continues to birth new projects, and incorporate them even as some older ones fade. Of course that extends...

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Why Marketing Analytics Teams Must Adapt

by Anna Maria Virzi  |  September 18, 2020

Marketing leaders face intensified pressure to show their program's value. Competition for budget comes from many corners of the business. Gartner’s 2020 CMO Spend Survey, for example, found that 27%...

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The multicloud gelatinous cube

by Lydia Leong  |  September 18, 2020

Pondering the care and feeding of your multicloud gelatinous cube. (Which engulfs everything in its path, and digests everything organic.) Most organizations end up multicloud, rather than intending to be multicloud in a...

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