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Jim Hare
Research VP
5 years at Gartner
23 years IT Industry

Jim Hare is a Research VP in Gartner's Technology & Service Provider group with primary focus on Data Science and Machine Learning. Read Full Bio

Build and Grow Your Business with “Gartner for Tech Providers”

by Jim Hare  |  October 5, 2019

If you are a tech provider who has access to just Gartner’s core IT research, you are missing out on almost two-thirds of the value we can provide.  It’s like trying to drive a snow-covered car in the winter while you look through a small clearing in the windshield where the ice has been scraped.  […]

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Insider Secrets to Becoming a Gartner “Cool Vendor”

by Jim Hare  |  September 15, 2019

One of the most common questions that I continually  get asked by startup technology providers is “how to become a Gartner Cool Vendor”.  Cool Vendors is one of Gartner’s hottest  programs and most read research profiling smaller vendors, and it provides clients exposure to new and innovative technologies and services.   Gartner publishes Cool Vendor research […]

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SAS SWOT Highlights the Data Science Platform Market is Pivoting

by Jim Hare  |  September 25, 2018

Gartner just published an insightful SWOT about SAS Viya that underscores the transformation happening in the data science and machine learning market. For those of you not familiar with Viya, it is the vendor’s next gen cloud-ready platform with improved open-source support. SAS is one of five vendors who were rated “Leaders” in the 2018 […]

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Tales from Spies and Startups at the 2018 Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in Dallas

by Jim Hare  |  February 25, 2018

What do spies and startups have to do with the upcoming Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in Dallas?   The opportunity to learn from organizations outside your typical industry or size – from spy agencies who must manage and analyze the world’s large amount data to the nimble startups who will be tomorrow’s disruptors.  If you are a data and analytics leader looking to transform your […]

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TWO Must-Attend Sessions for Analytics Providers at the 2017 Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conf

by Jim Hare  |  June 3, 2017

The countdown is on!  We are only two weeks away from the 2017 Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference in Huntington Beach, CA. This is the only Gartner event tailored specifically for technology and service providers (TSPs).  If you want to hear from Gartner analysts about how to improve go-to-market strategies and grow your business, this is […]

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Cool Vendors in Core AI Technologies

by Jim Hare  |  May 25, 2017

Cool Vendors in Core AI Technologies Cool or not?  With all the hype (and confusion) from vendors around AI, Gartner is taking the “bull” by the horns and launching a new collection of cool vendor reports just focused on AI.    We have identified the most innovative emerging vendors with “cool” AI offerings that are having […]

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Tableau SWOT Underlines that the Market is Again Shifting

by Jim Hare  |  January 4, 2017

After doing a lot of research homework and detailed analysis, Rita Sallam and I just published an insightful Gartner SWOT on Tableau.  They were one of only three vendors who were rated “Leaders” in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics (BIA) Platforms.  As a heads up, Gartner plans to also publish SWOTs […]

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New Research: How to Monetize Your IoT Data

by Jim Hare  |  September 11, 2016

Got “IoT” data?  Struggling to figure out to turn all that sensor data into “moola”?  My colleagues Ted Friedman, Doug Laney, and I just published some really useful and impactful research to help organizations monetize their Internet of Thing (IoT) data.   “Prepare to Monetize Data From the Internet of Things” provides a 7 step approach […]

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Uncovering Growth Opportunities in the Transforming Business Analytics Market

by Jim Hare  |  August 12, 2016

This week I presented a webinar to help high tech providers understand the latest market trends, which segments are growing the fastest, and how to respond to take advantage of the opportunities. If you missed the webinar, you can watch on demand! Unfortunately, we didn’t get to answer all of the questions, so below are […]

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Tech Providers: Why you should become a “Cool Vendor”

by Jim Hare  |  October 4, 2015

January will be here before we know it and Gartner will begin the nomination process for our 2016 Cool Vendor research. If you aren’t familiar with our Cool Vendor special reports, each year Gartner publishes research across almost 100 different areas highlighting lesser-known, emerging vendors that are often unknown due to their small size and relative immaturity. […]

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