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Assessing Blockchain Platforms

by Homan Farahmand  |  April 11, 2019

What constitutes a blockchain platform, its design goals, and how that should be assessed have been a source of passionate debate among experts. This can be confusing for technical professionals...

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Why Machines Aren't Taking Over (Yet)

by Jennifer Polk  |  February 13, 2019

On a dark and stormy night, my power went out five times. Of course, every time the power fails, so does the furnace, in February, in the Midwest. Below is a picture that could...

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The New Industrial Revolution - According to the WSJ

by Andrew White  |  November 13, 2018

The insert in today’s US print edition of the Wall Street Journal is called The New Industrial Revolution. The paper updates and adds new data to the promise, made by...

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Yet More on Where You Spend Your Firms’ Capital Matters

by Andrew White  |  October 24, 2018

I blogged in May about Where You Spend Your Firms’ Capital Matters.  I blogged again the other day too: More on How Firms Make Capital Decisions.  I am exploring an idea...

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Imagining the forest of World Wide Ledger from the Blockchain Trees

by Homan Farahmand  |  September 24, 2018

At Gartner we have a type of research – “Maverick” – that is designed to spark new, unconventional insights (unconstrained by our typical process) to deliver breakthrough, innovative and disruptive...

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Successful Blockchain Adoption May Not Start with a Use case

by Homan Farahmand  |  August 24, 2018

Successful blockchain adoption requires planning for converged business remodeling tasks and technical effort to experiment with the new ideas. If your first reaction to blockchain adoption is to quickly find...

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Innovative IRM Solutions Disrupt Outdated GRC Market

by John Wheeler  |  August 17, 2018

Gartner published its inaugural Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management (IRM) several weeks ago and feedback from end-user customers has been overwhelmingly positive. What is most noteworthy is the shift away from...

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Does Decentralized Identity Need an Identity Neutrality Manifesto

by Homan Farahmand  |  July 12, 2018

If you are not familiar with the decentralized identity, you can start here. The promise of decentralized identity – self-sovereign identity in the case of people identity – is to...

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Productivity Limits and the Impact of Innovation - How to Beat Amazon

by Andrew White  |  March 16, 2018

In past published research (see Increase the Return on Your Information Investments With the Information Yield Curve) I posited that every organization must have an imputed limit to its business...

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Forecasting The Next IT-Driven Productivity Take-Off

by Andrew White  |  February 25, 2018

Here are a few facts: US productivity growth has been dismal ever since the last high-growth period, ending around the early 2000s Some firms at the technological frontier tend to...

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