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The Evolving Role of the Chief Technology Officer

by Samantha Searle  |  November 25, 2019

Are you a newly appointed CTO? Have you recently promoted someone into a CTO role? Or perhaps hired someone externally to be accountable for overseeing the use of technology in...

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While you were away … what to look for now to get a focus on the future

by Mark Mcdonald  |  July 30, 2019

It’s August, the dog days of summer, when living is easy.  Ok enough cliché’s.   August is a good time to take stock.  To think about what has happened so far...

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The Risk of the "Risk Bias"

by Hank Barnes  |  March 27, 2018

"No one ever got fired for buying IBM" is a phrase we've all heard.  Today, that might change to a variety of other leading vendors.   It's often the legitimate reason...

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The Elements of Disruption

by Hank Barnes  |  October 10, 2017

Last week, I did a presentation at the Gartner Symposium and IT Expo on "Lessons Learned from the Digital Giants."   Much of the content for the presentation came from research...

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Digital Disruption Demands Demystification (Hype Cycle Season)

by Hank Barnes  |  August 22, 2017

Okay, okay, my title is alliteratively overwhelming, but at a time when seemingly every article talks about disruption, it is important to separate hype from reality.   Gartner Hype Cycles...

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Digital Disruptor Amazon's Planned Acquisition of Whole Foods Could Redefine Retail Grocery Market

by Robert Hetu  |  June 20, 2017

Gartner's First Take on the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods just published.  Amazon's deal to acquire Whole Foods Market is an example of aggressive digital disruption of a market. CIOs...

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The F8 of Digital Advertising Rests with Facebook and Google

by Noah Elkin  |  April 20, 2017

If you've read this far, then I managed to get your attention. In today's media-saturated world, that's no easy feat, so thank you. Like an effective headline, digital advertising is designed...

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Agenda is Set - Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference

by Hank Barnes  |  January 31, 2017

After reviewing over 300 session ideas, our team has made the selections for the Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference that will be held June 19-21 in Huntington Beach, California....

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The Perils of Innovation

by Noah Elkin  |  July 6, 2016

In my personal technology museum (read: the bottom of a desk drawer) sit five BlackBerry devices, going as far back as my first monochrome model from 2005.  So attached was I...

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Google Creates Its Own Parent - What Does It Mean For Technology Providers?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  August 13, 2015

Google announced that they are creating a new parent ‘Alphabet’. Alphabet will be a collection of companies, with Google being the largest revenue generating one among them. Others in the...

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