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December 2017 Tracker - Where's Hadoop?

by Merv Adrian  |  December 29, 2017

The leading 2017 story of Hadoop distributions is that nobody seems to want to be accused of being in the business of providing them. Some former champions are expanding their shiny new positioning: Cloudera...

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Gartner Shares Findings from North Pole Inc. Data and Analytics Assessment

by Doug Laney  |  December 17, 2017

Going into the 2017 holiday season, North Pole Inc. (ticker: XMAS), the leading global distributor of presents to good girls and boys, called upon Gartner to assess and advise on...

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2017 Research Retrospective

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 15, 2017

Here's a recap of my published research in 2017. I've been fortunate to cover a diverse range of topics, including blockchain, cognitive enhancement drugs, streaming and DBMS. Market Guide for...

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A Look Back on Analytics and BI in 2017

by Cindi Howson  |  December 14, 2017

Did 2017 feel more dramatic, frenetic to you? It did to me. For sure, there is never a dull day in data and analytics at Gartner. While several of us...

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The Top Zero Customer Experience Trends for 2018

by Augie Ray  |  December 6, 2017

I love the holidays, but I hate "trend season." You know, how every blogger, agency, and media site has to publish its forecast for the hot trends in marketing and...

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Automotive Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 6, 2017

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of...

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Don't Be a Data and Analytics Turkey

by Doug Laney  |  November 19, 2017

With Thanksgiving approaching this week in the U.S., last month in Canada, the following week in Australia, and even in the Netherlands this month, let's also give thanks for the...

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Analytics Thought Leadership a la ThoughtSpot and Condoleezza Rice

by Cindi Howson  |  November 7, 2017

Analytics and BI is a crowded market. So what’s a new vendor to do to get on people’s radar? Bring in some serious star power courtesy of Condoleezza Rice and...

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Monetizing and Innovating with Information: The Art of the Possible

by Doug Laney  |  November 5, 2017

If yours is like most organizations, it’s buried in big data, much of it latent and languishing, incurring more cost than economic value. So how do you tip the scales...

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Why Smart Drugs Will Start in IT

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 22, 2017

After seven months of work, my research on cognitive enhancement drugs (CEDs) in IT finally published. It published as part of Gartner’s annual Maverick project, which is a bit like...

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