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Manjunath Bhat
Research Director
1 years at Gartner
16 years IT Industry

Manjunath (Manju) Bhat is a Research Director within Gartner's Mobile and Client Computing group, where he advises clients on all aspects of enterprise mobility. Read Full Bio

Thoughts and Top Trends from the Tech Show IFA 2018

by Manjunath Bhat  |  September 9, 2018

Top Trends: Ecosystem around conversational interfaces getting stronger One of the top trends is that conversational interfaces underpinned by AI technologies now have an ecosystem developing around them. While Apple and Google dominate the mobile-first ecosystem through their respective platforms and app stores, Amazon Alexa and Google voice assistant present the next frontier for a […]

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Use Digital Workplace Programs to Augment, Not Replace, Humans With AI

by Manjunath Bhat  |  September 2, 2018

In a world that increasingly makes the AI-doomsday seem imminent, it is easy for the voice of reason to be silenced.  Hence my colleague , Matt Cain and I decided to write a piece of research earlier this year that can act as signal amidst all the noise of doom and gloom. In our research titled […]

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Create a better workplace by experimenting with ‘Inductive Flow’

by Manjunath Bhat  |  October 1, 2017

Source: http://likesuccess.com/img3604410 I propose the idea of “Inductive Flow” as an extension (corollary) to the original idea proposed by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi in his seminal work – The Psychology of Optimal Experience. As described here, “flow – a state of concentration so focused that it amounts to absolute absorption in an activity. Everyone experiences flow from time […]

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The Detrimental Impact of Context Switches on Creativity

by Manjunath Bhat  |  August 12, 2017

Note: This is a repost of a previous blog as-is with a clearer title and a picture that led me to a AHA moment. It has long been said that technology is not a cure for human fallibility. In this blog post, I delve upon one of the leading causes for human fallibilities  – the […]

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Technology evolution seems to follow Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

by Manjunath Bhat  |  July 2, 2017

Disclaimer: As with all Gartner blog posts, the views in this post are not peer-reviewed and should be treated as personal views. Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs, needs no introduction. The theory now serves as a guiding principle for human motivation worldwide. Being a tech enthusiast, I find remarkable similarity between how human beings and […]

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Unlock Digital Business opportunities using EMM capabilities

by Manjunath Bhat  |  March 4, 2017

Chris Silva and I recently published a research note, along with a few case studies on how organizations can use EMM capabilities to go beyond management and security of mobile devices. Unlock Mobile Digital Business Opportunities Using Enterprise Mobility Management Capabilities This blog post is not supposed to be an abstract of that note, but […]

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What can organizations learn from the Hardy-Ramanujan style of collaboration?

by Manjunath Bhat  |  August 31, 2016

This essay is about fostering collaboration in the workplace using lessons from the Hardy-Ramanujan story. These two people may appear very different on the surface, but are characterized by a passionate love for a subject they deeply cared about. Collaboration in the age of smartphones has come to mean ‘an act of working towards a […]

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Why is Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) so difficult to get right?

by Manjunath Bhat  |  June 14, 2016

Does EMM have to be so difficult? This is a question that bothers me very much, every single day. I mean from the perspective of the customer. Expectations soar high every time there’s a mention of an EMM implementation. And every time I feel I know the answer, there’s ‘one more thing’ that gets added […]

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