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Gartner 100 – Consumerization of Technology is complete

by Mark Mcdonald  |  June 27, 2019

Consumer revenue is a major component of large technology companies.  The analysis, published in mid May 2019 names the top 100 IT services companies by revenue.  The list top 5...

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The Future of Database Management Systems Is Cloud

by Merv Adrian  |  June 23, 2019

On Friday, 20-June-2019, Gartner published new research titled "The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud" by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian and Adam Ronthal. The thesis: cloud is now the default...

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Containers and Serverless Computing Pave the Way to Cloud-Native Infrastructure

by Tony Iams  |  May 30, 2019

As cloud computing principles become embedded in application development and infrastructure operations, new forms of virtualization are taking hold that can abstract compute resources at increasingly fine granularity. These approaches...

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Of Corporate Giants, Superstars, and Frontier Firms

by Andrew White  |  August 16, 2018

It seems a trend has recently become headline worthy and fashionable. For a number of years industry concentration has been growing and a number of research papers have explored the...

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The Business Value of IT

by Andrew White  |  June 27, 2018

I remain perplexed as to why we (the wider "we") know so little about how investments in information and technology drive business value.  In a brand new survey of Gartner's...

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How Firms Make Decisions - With Incomplete Data

by Andrew White  |  April 16, 2018

  On the front page of this weekend’s US print edition of the Wall Street Journals’ Business and Finance section was an article titled, “Overtime Pay Becomes Costly”.  The article...

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2 x Life Science Hype Cycles

by Michael Shanler  |  July 29, 2017

While the spring rains drenched the northeastern U.S. and parts of Europe, Jeff, Steve, and I were hard at work authoring, arranging, writing, reviewing,  re-reviewing, re-re-reviewing our content.  After countless...

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A CIO’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Michael Shanler  |  June 28, 2017

CIOs are competing in an endurance race.  Winning requires carefully orchestrated activities that rely on technology, team work, precision driving, and a bit of luck.   As in racing, the victorious...

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The End of Innovation, The End of IT?

by Andrew White  |  June 1, 2017

I noted a fascinating "Comment" in today's US print edition of the Financial Times.  It was written by John Gapper, the FT Business writer, and is titled, "Chemicals were the...

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Tech Boom Creates too Few Jobs - And the Point is?

by Andrew White  |  October 14, 2016

The title of this blog is the title of an article on the front page of the Wall Street Journal today (see Tech Boom Creates too Few Jobs).  It is...

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