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David W. Cearley

18 years at Gartner
30 years IT industry

David Cearley is a vice president and Gartner Fellow in Gartner Research and is a leading authority on information technology. As a member of Gartner Research, Mr. Cearley analyzes emerging business and technology trends and explores how these trends shape the way individuals....Read Full Bio

Mix 2009: Microsoft’s “version 3.0” offering for Web Designers and Developers is here. Now the battle begins!

by David Cearley  |  March 19, 2009

 Who hasn’t heard of the Microsoft rule of 3?  It is said that you need to wait for version 3.0 of a Microsoft product to see the “real” offering.  A version of this dynamic is playing itself out at Microsoft Mix 2009.    Although Microsoft has enjoyed a dominant position with traditional software developers creating […]

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How Gartner Creates The Top 10 Strategic Technologies List

by David Cearley  |  October 15, 2008

I’ve been getting a number of questions asking how we go about creating the top 10 strategic technologies list and how we intend for our clients to use it.  We do have a methodology  for evaluating technologies for inclusion but the process is not a quantitative rating process.  The methodology defines how we go about our […]

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Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2009

by David Cearley  |  October 14, 2008

Every year at fall Symposium we release our top 10 strategic technologies list. Along with my colleague Carl Claunch I have the honor of creating this list based on input from the broad Gartner analyst community, analysis of Gartner surveys and other market data and direct input from various Gartner clients. Here is our list […]

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Dave’s Blog

by David Cearley  |  October 14, 2008

Welcome to my blog. I’ve been on the sidelines of blogging for a long time. It’s taken me a while to get this blog off the groun given my hectic personal and professional life. Adding yet another item to the list was a daunting idea.  But becoming part of the conversation in cyberspace has a […]

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