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Gartner Features 9 Cool Vendors Serving Retail

by Robert Hetu  |  May 2, 2018

Now more than ever retailers must look outside of their normal sphere of technology vendors to find ways to differentiate their customer experience through cool vendors.  This year our retail...

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Atlantazon: Living the Dream of Amazon’s HQ2

by Daryl Plummer  |  September 27, 2017

Here we are a week ahead of my interview with Amazon AWS CEO Andy Jassy at Gartner’s Annual Symposium and I got to thinking about Amazon’s search for a new...

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And the 2017 Cool Vendors Are…

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 1, 2017

This is the time of our Cool Vendors season finale — the reports showcasing fascinating technologies and breakthrough ideas are out. The season usually starts in January, when analysts submit...

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Cool Vendors in Core AI Technologies

by Jim Hare  |  May 25, 2017

Cool Vendors in Core AI Technologies Cool or not?  With all the hype (and confusion) from vendors around AI, Gartner is taking the “bull" by the horns and launching a...

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Cool Vendors in Data and Analytics 2017

by Andrew White  |  May 24, 2017

Myself along with colleagues just published the Cool Vendors in Information Governance and MDM. Data and analytics leaders struggle to leverage data to drive innovation and govern their information assets...

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Gartner's Cool Vendors in Unified Retail Commerce, 2017

by Robert Hetu  |  May 19, 2017

Customers expect more, driving retailers to deliver a unified retail commerce journey offering a personalized, consistent and comprehensive experience across retail touchpoints.  Gartner analysts Mim Burt, Joanne Joliet and Kelsie...

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Gartner's Cool Vendors in Retail Merchandising and Marketing

by Robert Hetu  |  May 4, 2017

Customer-centric merchandising and marketing require deep learning algorithms that can predict who, what, where and when consumers will browse and transact. This research will introduce CIOs to five innovative vendors...

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Cool Vendors In Tech Go-to-Market, 2017

by Todd Berkowitz  |  May 1, 2017

It's that time of year again! Cool Vendor reports are being released on a near-daily basis. For the third year in a row, my colleagues and I on the Tech...

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2016 Retail Research Recap

by Robert Hetu  |  July 12, 2016

Gartner's research for the retail industry crosses all major key initiatives. [caption id="attachment_773" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Gartner 2016[/caption] Retail trends and technologies: Hype Cycle for Retail Technologies 2016 Forces not unlike wind,...

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