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Salesforce Faces The Future And Acts On It

by Yefim Natis  |  March 29, 2018

It’s not a secret that for years Salesforce leadership did not see integration important to its success. Many have suggested that they reconsider and none succeeded. Until now. What has changed? Traditional integration end-points...

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Looking for 2017's African Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  March 7, 2017

Now in its third year, the search has started for the Aspiring Innovators to be highlighted at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Africa 2017. It will put the spotlight on interesting African...

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(They're Back!) New Year's Anti-Resolutions for 2017

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 2, 2017

Last year, I opted not to do the yearly New Year's anti-resolutions I have been doing since 2009. I thought that things were generally going pretty well, with no need to talk...

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New Research: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

by Andrew White  |  February 5, 2016

My colleagues, led by Josh Parenteau, just published this: Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms.   The BI and analytics platform market's multiyear shift from IT-led enterprise reporting...

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The Funny Side of (poor) Data Quality

by Andrew White  |  October 16, 2015

I confess - I worked at a software vendor for 9 years before working at Gartner.  In that work I did many things - among them I lead marketing.  In that...

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Africa's Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 30, 2015

One of the perks of being a symposium conference chair is that I get to try some fun things, particularly at a smaller event like the one just closing in...

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Fun with EFSS MQ Surveys

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 5, 2015

One of the least fun parts about being an analyst (or, I imagine working with analyst relations at a vendor) is dealing with magic quadrant and critical capabilities vendor surveys....

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The 11 Steps Established Vendors Go Through when Something New Comes Along

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 14, 2015

As an analyst, I often see new Big Things coming by. Things like cloud, big data, mobility, even going back to client-server. The reaction of established vendors to these Big...

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2015’s New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2015

For the past several years (way too many, actually), I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. So far, that and the April Fool's...

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Branding Issues and Australian Life Guards

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 23, 2014

I've been in Australia for the last week or so for the Symposium event here, and was lucky enough to spend some time on a couple of the beaches in...

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