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Corporate culture and women in IT

by Lydia Leong  |  May 15, 2012

So, I want to start this blog post by stressing that, like all of my posts, according to Gartner's policies, it is strictly personal opinion. But I feel like this...

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The Tip of the Spear

by Lydia Leong  |  May 14, 2012

So I caught an interesting Horses for Sources blog post via Twitter -- Phil Fersht of HfS called out a blog post of ISG's Stanton Jones discussing the Gartner Magic...

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Wanted - Cloud IaaS Expert

by Lydia Leong  |  March 22, 2012

Back in December, I blogged about five reasons you should work at Gartner with me, and I've pleased to announce that Doug Toombs (formerly of Tier 1 Research / 451...

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Posting at 30,000 Feet

by Guy Creese  |  January 27, 2011

I'm currently having a travel adventure, flying from Boston to Seattle to attend a Microsoft conference on information worker productivity. My initial flight on American was cancelled; I rebooked on...

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I'll Be At Gartner's PCC Summit

by Guy Creese  |  September 8, 2010

Next week, I'll be at Gartner's PCC Summit in London. For those of you not familiar with Gartner lingo, PCC stands for "Portals, Communication, and Content." This, of course, is...

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Why I Bought an Apple iPad

by Guy Creese  |  September 2, 2010

I bought an Apple iPad for two reasons: sentimental reasons and business reasons. First, the sentimental. Twenty years ago when I worked at Wang Laboratories, I was involved in the...

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Analyzing Tech Trends via the Magazine Stand

by Guy Creese  |  July 13, 2010

As an IT industry analyst, I'm always looking for patterns: (1) early signals of an inflection point and (2) the later markers that characterize an era. The patterns can come...

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Now At Catalyst Europe

by Guy Creese  |  June 21, 2010

Yesterday I flew into Prague, took a nap, found out I needed to reboot my cellphone to get it to work (thank you Mike Gotta), had dinner at the bar...

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Google Apps Coming Out with New Functionality

by Guy Creese  |  June 10, 2010

As an admin for Google Apps Premier Edition, I received an e-mail last night from The Google Apps Team about forthcoming changes to Google Apps. There are three: New Sharing...

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What Makes a Great IT Industry Analyst

by Guy Creese  |  June 7, 2010

I have yet to meet anyone who grew up wanting to be an IT analyst. Doctor, yes; professor, yes; writer, yes; IT analyst, no. If you are an IT analyst,...

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