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Most Retail Digital Strategies Not Yet Harvesting Results

by Robert Hetu  |  October 19, 2017

The retail CIO agenda for 2018 reflects the existential threat to many retailers, caused by digitally enabled consumers, new entrants and new business models in the market. Gartner's annual CIO Survey...

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Gartner Symposium/ITxpo @ Gold Coast, Australia, Oct 30 – Nov 2 2017

by Deacon Wan  |  October 18, 2017

:) Look forward to see you all in Gold Coast, Australia, Oct 30 – Nov 2 2017 @ Gartner Symposium/ITxpo #GartnerSYM http://www.gartner.com/events/apac/gold-coast-symposium#!speakerDetails-11122579  ...

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Akamai Edge 2017 Conference- No homeruns but many extra base hits

by Ted Chamberlin  |  October 16, 2017

Along with my colleagues Mike Dorosh and Fernando Elizalde, I attended Akamai's Edge user conference last week.  This is my first Edge conference so I didn't have a ton of...

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Open Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 13, 2017

Starting with the SDN craze 4-5 years ago, there has been increasing interest from Gartner clients about “Open Networking”.  Most folks certainly prefer the notion of “open”, although it is...

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How Much Marketing Technology Is Enough?

by Bryan Yeager  |  October 13, 2017

Gartner’s recent CMO Strategy Survey finds that marketing leaders continue to gravitate toward more customer-centric strategies but often lack the underlying operational excellence to effectively deliver compelling customer experiences. Specifically,...

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Push-notification Overload? It's a Technique Not a Strategy

by Mike Mcguire  |  October 11, 2017

Here’s your official warning, mobile marketers, about a pending problem: it’s looking like overeager mobile marketers (read lacking in the discipline that comes with using granular mobile marketing analytics) are...

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Cities and counties are turning towards the smart city task and asking the right questions

by Bettina Tratz  |  October 10, 2017

For many local governments and cities, the initiatives around smart and connected communities are becoming more strategically defined, with many CIOs and IT leaders starting to orchestrate urban visions. During...

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Amazon's NYC Bookstore - Somehow I Expected More

by Robert Hetu  |  October 9, 2017

I had a few minutes to visit Amazon's bookstore on 34th street in Manhattan the other day.  It was a weekday, late afternoon. This was my first visit to one...

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So You Think Device Based AI Is Coming? You're Wrong. It's Already Here!

by Werner Goertz  |  October 7, 2017

“AI + software + hardware" - Sundar and Google totally get it. Google is among the front runners to bring machine learning into a device near you. While other vendors...

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