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All in with Web-scale IT

by Cameron Haight  |  August 21, 2013

A few months ago, I blogged on a concept that at Gartner we had begun calling Web-scale IT. Yesterday I published a new note on Web-scale IT called "The Long-Term...

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Why are vendors in the IT operations management market?

by Cameron Haight  |  July 15, 2013

The other day, my colleague George Spafford emailed a link to me on a 2009 TED Talk by Simon Sinek on “How great leaders inspire action.” Even through the video...

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Enter Web-scale IT

by Cameron Haight  |  May 16, 2013

  In a research note that was published yesterday, Gartner introduced the term “web-scale IT.”  What is web-scale IT?  It’s our effort to describe all of the things happening at...

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Are CIOs in Denial?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  May 9, 2013

Yesterday I attended a Gartner event held in Milan, where the Italian analyst team addressed over 300 executive-level clients on how the so-called nexus of forces, i.e. the confluence of...

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GCC Governments May Understand Technology Impact Better than Many Others

by Andrea Di Maio  |  March 7, 2013

I spent three days at the Gartner Symposium in Dubai, where over 500 attendees from countries in the Gulf area gathered to listen to a number of Gartner analysts presenting...

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Government IT Cost Containment at an Inflection Point

by Andrea Di Maio  |  January 25, 2013

Government organizations around the world have been on a continuous path toward greater IT efficiency as a result of overall spending cuts and budget reductions driven by the economic and...

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A Great Government CIO Retires

by Andrea Di Maio  |  November 21, 2012

Yesterday Ann Steward, whole-of-government CIO for Australia, announced that she will retire at the end of the year. I have known Ann for a long time and I’ve always admired...

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Gartner Symposium: Should Government CIOs Strive for Consolidation?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  September 17, 2012

A few days ago the acting administrator of the US General Services Administration addressed the Senate announcing further consolidation activities for budget, technology  and human resource management. In particular GSA...

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The Main Obstacle to Government Efficiency is the Cost of Democracy

by Andrea Di Maio  |  June 27, 2012

As we go through a tough economic and financial climate, attention is drawn by the cost of government and how slashing it would significantly contribute to both reducing public debt...

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Why Do People Keep Treating Cloud as Something Special?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  June 15, 2012

Earlier today I found myself commenting on yet another cloud strategy document from one of our clients. Over the last two years, I have seen countless documents about “cloud strategy”,...

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