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Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of High-Value IaaS and PaaS Multicloud Use Cases - Vlog

by Elias Khnaser  |  January 21, 2018

In this vlog, i introduce you to my latest research "Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of High-Value IaaS and PaaS Multicloud Use Cases". The research is geared towards technical professionals...

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The Data That Bind Us

by Andrew White  |  January 19, 2018

It’s been a fun week.  After reading several articles that drew me to blog, I sat down last evening and read an even more important article.  It was “Free Exchange-The...

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Finding a Place in a "Third Place"

by Craig Roth  |  January 19, 2018

According to the World Economic Forum's report The Future of Jobs "44% of global business and HR executives identify changing work environments and flexible working arrangements as the biggest demographic and...

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Market guide for CDN Services

by Ted Chamberlin  |  January 18, 2018

Hot and steaming on Gartner. com !   Market Guide for CDN Services Published: 18 January 2018 ID: G00343230 Analyst(s): Ted Chamberlin | Mike Dorosh | Kevin Ji https://www.gartner.com/document/3846871?ref=solrAll&refval=196759637&qid=4fd9c2485ebca36189 Please enjoy and feel free to provide feedback....

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Transforming From Multichannel to Unified Retail Commerce

by Robert Hetu  |  January 18, 2018

Multichannel retailers face an existential crisis. Customers' buying behaviors and lifestyle choices are changing. Competitive pressures from disruptive, pure-play e-commerce players and new physical retailing models are causing radical changes...

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Implementing Customer-Centric Merchandising and Marketing in Retail

by Robert Hetu  |  January 18, 2018

Merchandising and marketing are core retail processes where technology must be deployed to leverage advanced analytics, algorithms, intelligent automation services and artificial intelligence to enable unified retail commerce. Retailers of...

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When Is a Disruption Not Particularly Disruptive?

by David Yockelson  |  January 18, 2018

Last week, IBM and Maersk announced the following blockchain-oriented venture (read about it here) to help "enhance global trade." Being a student of digital disruption and a person (OK, analyst)...

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Looking ahead: Gartner's CRM Sales Research 2018

by Tad Travis  |  January 18, 2018

Happy New Year everyone. Now that we are well into January, this is a good time to share thoughts and observations about the CRM Sales Research agenda for 2018. Yesterday,...

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New Ideas Why Productivity Growth Is Low

by Andrew White  |  January 18, 2018

This week’s US edition of the Economist reported (see Producing Ideas- Automation and Productivity) in the annual meeting of the American Economic Association that took place in Philadelphia January 7th....

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