Gartner Blog Network

RPA and Test Automation

by Tom Murphy  |  August 17, 2018

We are seeing an uptick in questions around RPA and Test Automation.  This is driven from a number of directions: vendors that are moving into both spaces service providers with...

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by Debbie Wilson  |  August 17, 2018

Because I manage both the procurement solutions and ERP strategy groups, I am in a unique position to observe the remarkable differences between the two markets.  The ERP market is...

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Innovative IRM Solutions Disrupt Outdated GRC Market

by John Wheeler  |  August 17, 2018

Gartner published its inaugural Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management (IRM) several weeks ago and feedback from end-user customers has been overwhelmingly positive. What is most noteworthy is the shift away from...

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Four Questions to Ask When Considering a Mobile Marketing Platform Investment

by Bryan Yeager  |  August 16, 2018

In my spare time, I love to cook. I don’t mean to brag… but I think I’m pretty darn good at it. I’m fairly picky about the ingredients I use,...

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Why Technology Sales Cycles Are Taking So Long and What You Can Do About It

by Michele Buckley  |  August 16, 2018

Many technology service providers I’ve been working with tell me they’re experiencing “long sales cycles,” and they’re right.  A recent Gartner study of 506 technology buyers indicated that buying teams...

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What is a Data Hub? Shucks – Piccadilly Circus!

by Andrew White  |  August 16, 2018

It seems that introducing a data hub strategy a couple of years ago was both good and bad.  For some clients we put a name to something that makes total...

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Of Corporate Giants, Superstars, and Frontier Firms

by Andrew White  |  August 16, 2018

It seems a trend has recently become headline worthy and fashionable. For a number of years industry concentration has been growing and a number of research papers have explored the...

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Fuel Your ‘Everyone Sells’ Culture Through Employee Advocacy

by Marc Brown  |  August 15, 2018

The typical fault in the thinking of many leaders, including marketing leaders, is that the sales team will drive sales. They put a lot of energy into hiring the best...

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Who Owns Your Data Lake?

by Nick Heudecker  |  August 15, 2018

Over the past few weeks of client interactions, it's becoming more common for Chief Data Officers (CDOs) to “own” the data lake initiative in enterprises. The data warehouse and mart...

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Mobile Marketing: “I used to be a Shiny Object”

by Charles Golvin  |  August 15, 2018

Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS). It’s a thing — your friendly neighborhood Google delivers ‘About 485,000’ results for "shiny object syndrome marketing". This poor thing has really gone all in on...

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