Gartner Blog Network

Organizational Design Essentials: Part Six, Supportive Technologies

by Marc Brown  |  February 22, 2019

As I wrap up my organizational design series, it should be obvious that getting your org right, and finding your 'perfect' design is multidimensional. Org designs represent much more than...

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Three Lessons Learned from Leading an In-House Agency

by Jennifer Polk  |  February 21, 2019

The year was 2009 when  I took over a fledgling in-house agency. I recall being eager to turn my passion for social media into more effective social marketing. I envisioned,...

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Survey Shows Employers and Workers Have Drastically Different Views on AI's Impact on their Jobs

by Craig Roth  |  February 20, 2019

There are more AI surveys out there than you can shake a stick at, but most of them are of IT implementers or AI experts. Those offer valuable views of...

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The DEVOlution of Enterprise Technology Buying

by Hank Barnes  |  February 19, 2019

A few weeks back, Jon Reed, the master of the strikethrough of diginomica, referenced a Devo song "Through Being Cool" when sharing my post "Keeping Attention - Substance over Style"...

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Tech CEOs Must Selectively Use Intelligent Automation to Improve Operational Excellence of Their Infrastructure Operations

by Rene Buest  |  February 18, 2019

SMB technology and service providers serve an ever-growing client base with ongoing requirements for improvements in service delivery, quality and availability, while having the need to optimize all necessary operating...

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Why 2019 can be a pivotal year for Diversity & Inclusion

by John Kostoulas  |  February 18, 2019

The change has been easy to notice: in the last 6 months, the topic of Diversity and Inclusion comes way more often in my client interactions. Clients want to hear...

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"Being Basic Isn’t All Bad" by Patrick Long

by Debbie Wilson  |  February 16, 2019

The cloud is a great piece of technology: it cuts down on infrastructure and allows people to work from almost anywhere. ERP systems are moving to the SaaS and IaaS...

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Sales compensation governance does not need to be painful

by Dave Egloff  |  February 15, 2019

Recently, Gartner did a study and found that of the sales leaders identifying sales compensation as one of their higher priorities, 32% said plan effectiveness was their top concern.  No...

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Respect OTT Reach But Demand ROI

by Benjamin Bloom  |  February 15, 2019

Among the storylines about cord-cutters, ad-blockers, and time-shifters, new research from Gartner shows the significant and rising opportunity in in-stream video advertising delivery to internet-connected devices (see Over-the-Top TV Advertising...

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Cord-Cutting Creates a More Complicated Landscape for Ad Buyers

by Bryan Yeager  |  February 14, 2019

Ever since the launch of major video streaming services from Netflix and Hulu a little more than a decade ago, media prognosticators have been forecasting the rise of cord-cutting --...

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