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Trendspotting for Continuous Foresight - Looking for the Next Next

by Marty Resnick  |  August 21, 2019

The first part of Continuous Foresight is to begin watching for and looking out for signals and catalysts of the “Next Next” for our organizations.  We are all futurists and...

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Marketing Ops: When Everyone is Responsible, No One Is

by Sally Witzky  |  August 20, 2019

As Gartner for Marketing analysts, we speak with many executive marketers and CMOs across multiple industries.  Marketing leaders don't have visibility into their team's work and can't easily prioritize or...

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The Purpose of the Corporation – an update that reflects reality

by Mark Mcdonald  |  August 20, 2019

The Business Roundtable released its Statement on the Purpose of the Corporation yesterday.  The updated statement is getting heavy media play and attention as it stresses a “fundamental commitment to...

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A "PRACtical" View of Emerging Risk Management Technologies

by John Wheeler  |  August 19, 2019

Gartner's "Hype Cycle for Risk Management, 2019" report was published almost a month ago and reader response has been overwhelmingly positive. In this year's report, we highlight the need for...

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Get Your Team Ready for this Perpetual-Change Era

by Daniel Sanchezreina  |  August 19, 2019

Gartner's ContinuousNext concept is defined as “perpetual renewal, swift delivery and interaction to consistently benefit from unending change.” It is all about the current environment that surrounds us. You, as...

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“ERP Trends – the 2019 Gartner Hype Cycle for Postmodern ERP” by Denis Torii

by Debbie Wilson  |  August 19, 2019

“Nobody cares about ERP anymore”. That is a statement that I’ve been hearing through the years. Well, my team’ YoY growing workload shows that this is far from the truth....

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Semiconductors are piling up to dangerous heights

by Bill Ray  |  August 19, 2019

The quantity of semiconductors sitting around in the supply chain hasn’t been “normal” since 2010, and pushed into the “Severe Excess Zone” in both 2012 and 2016. But, inventory levels...

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Can you Afford U$90m for a Piece of Art?

by David Furlonger  |  August 18, 2019

[caption id="attachment_8" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Source: Pixabay.com Creative Commons[/caption] 2018 saw a record year for art prices, sales volumes and auction sales. Christies had their best year in history with over...

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Libra and Walmart "Blockchain" Tokens: Financial or Walled Garden Inclusion?

by Christophe Uzureau  |  August 18, 2019

Facebook has announced the development of a digital currency, Libra (cf. “Facebook Libra — Liberator or Trojan Horse”1 ) and Walmart has filed a patent application for a digital token...

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Fortifying Supply Chain Cybersecurity

by Mark Atwood  |  August 16, 2019

Cybersecurity is not just an IT issue. There are potentially major weaknesses in the supply chain that must be addressed, or supply chain leaders put their companies at significant risk....

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