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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

How do you Keep Yourself and the Team Motivated in a Startup?

by Manjunath Bhat  |  October 2, 2019

I was recently asked this question in a private chat. How do you Keep Yourself and the Team Motivated in a Startup? I bring a first-hand perspective to this question having built a team from the ground up.  I can certainly say that  it’s almost like growing and tending a garden. There are no easy […]

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More Data will Lead to More Ignorance

by Manjunath Bhat  |  September 21, 2019

Disclaimer: Gartner blogs present an analyst’s individual opinion and is not peer reviewed. Should not be treated as official Gartner opinion as such. This essay describes how humans will live in a world that is abstracted away from its true nature. Summary: When every digital tool aims to create a simplified and tailored view of the […]

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The Need for Single-Purpose Endpoint Management (SPEM) tools

by Manjunath Bhat  |  March 7, 2019

Sometimes, organizations have minimal needs when it comes to managing endpoints. For example, you may want a dedicated solution to manage Android tablets at scale for  Frontline workers, Windows-based Kiosks in a bank or student iPads in a classroom. The needs may be narrow in scope but are enormous in scale. They are business-critical and […]

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Four Steps to Adopt Open-Source Software as Part of the DevOps Toolchain

by Manjunath Bhat  |  February 8, 2019

If you love open-source as much as I do, dig in to the research that Chris Little, Daniel Betts and I put together to help you adopt OSS as part of your DevOps toolchain.  I hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed working on it. Four Steps to Adopt Open-Source Software as Part of […]

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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: 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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