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Marty Resnick
Sr Director Analyst
3 years at Gartner
20 years IT Industry

Marty Resnick is a Research Director on Gartner's Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation team based in Atlanta, GA (USA). Mr. Resnick's primary focus is on the role of the Enterprise Architect in the selection, recommendation and implementation of emerging technologies (e.g. virtual reality and augmented reality), as well as, the use of methodologies such as Agile and Design Thinking for use in ideation, innovation and achieving business outcomes. Read Full Bio

Continuous Foresight Podcast Roundup – As of 12/2/19

by Marty Resnick  |  November 15, 2019

For those interested in keeping up to date with our Continuous Foresight Podcast, I will post a running list of the episodes that are currently available so you have a list of them in one place: Episode 7 – Just Released! Continuous Foresight: Your Business Plan is Science Fiction Why should a business utilize science fiction? […]

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Are We Just Storytelling Animals?

by Marty Resnick  |  September 13, 2019

Shameless plug – our new podcast published today! You can’t have a discussion with someone about the future, and especially emerging technologies, without eventually referring to a book, a comic, television show or some other form of science fiction. I can’t tell you how many times someone has brought up Ready Player One when I discuss virtual […]

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What if?

by Marty Resnick  |  September 5, 2019

Rudyard Kipling once wrote: ”I keep six honest serving men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.” This quote is often used by journalists and writers to explain what makes a good article or story. In the context of Continuous Foresight starting […]

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Architecting Jedi (Sith)

by Marty Resnick  |  August 30, 2019

I have always bought into the idea that you can’t speak to someone about the future, without someone eventually referencing a movie, book, comic, or some other science fiction reference. For example, when I started talking about Augmented Reality, people immediately mention the movie “Minority Report”. The fear of artificial intelligence taking control without human […]

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Trendspotting for Continuous Foresight – Looking for the Next Next

by Marty Resnick  |  August 21, 2019

The first part of Continuous Foresight is to begin watching for and looking out for signals and catalysts of the “Next Next” for our organizations.  We are all futurists and trend spotters. We all try to look at signals, in our personal and professional lives and respond in one form or another. Hopefully, we are […]

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Multiexperience Transmedia Storytelling for a Unified Digital Transformation Strategy

by Marty Resnick  |  August 12, 2019

I spent the last weekend driving up to Baltimore, from Atlanta, to drop off my daughter’s cats that we were catsitting. Long road trips like these are made much more enjoyable while listening to a good and engaging book. Seeing as though this was a 26-hour roundtrip, I got to enjoy two such books, and […]

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Continuous Foresight because the Future is not Linear

by Marty Resnick  |  August 7, 2019

Organizations need to respond proactively and holistically respond to disruptive forces by identifying and analyzing the execution of change toward desired business vision and outcomes. This has been a key tenet of an Enterprise Architecture (EA) discipline, as part of business-outcome driven EA.  But what does that really mean for EA and the rest of […]

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Human Transformation – Is it time to get strategic about it?

by Marty Resnick  |  April 19, 2019

Recently I asked folks in my social media circles to take a poll about about Human Transformation. (The unofficial and anonymous poll is still live if you would please participate in it here). My goal here is to understand the interest level and its perceived impact on Digital Transformation – which is an area I am exploring […]

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Virtual Reality and the Virtual Workplace

by Marty Resnick  |  October 11, 2017

At Oculus Connect, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced Oculus for Business and it’s about time. Virtual reality (VR) opens up many opportunities in the enterprise today specifically in the areas of training, data visualization, and product development. But the true “killer app” for business may be in collaboration and the virtual workspace. Although, it’s going […]

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Augmented Reality in Mobile Apps

by Marty Resnick  |  September 19, 2017

Augmented reality (AR) is defined as the overlaying of digital information on the physical world (see our note “Immersive Technologies Offer Infinite Possibilities” ). It gives organizations unique and specialized ways of offering experiences to their internal and external users with the use of a mobile phone or tablet they are already carrying. There are […]

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