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Michael Gotta
Research Vice President
1 year at Gartner
30 years IT industry

Mike Gotta is a Research Vice President for collaboration and social software at Gartner Research. He has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry, with 14 of those years spent advising business and IT strategists on topics related to collaboration and social networking as an industry analyst. …Read Full Bio

Will “Facebook At Work,” Work?

by Mike Gotta  |  January 15, 2015

Last November’s speculation that Facebook was entering the enterprise social networking space was confirmed this week as the company revealed additional information about it’s Facebook at Work service. Several analysts and myself discussed how Facebook’s move into the enterprise market might play out. Our collective thoughts are shared below in a Q&A format. We’d appreciate […]

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Your Sensored Life: An Expanded View of Quantified Self

by Mike Gotta  |  January 20, 2014

Since mid-2013 I have been looking at the quantified self movement and how use of wearable technologies and mobile self-tracking apps have become integrated with social network sites, allowing people to share experiences, build community, and gain peer support (illustrated in Figure 1). My focus on quantified self grew out of my research into social […]

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Call for Participation: Ethnography Within The Enterprise

by Mike Gotta  |  June 6, 2013

Gartner is conducting a research project to better understand the use of ethnography within the enterprise. A series of open-ended conversations with ethnographers, their managers, and related decision-makers will be used to help establish a baseline for our analysis and eventual reports, presentations, etc. Interviews will be one-on-one and last about an hour. Questions will […]

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It’s Nice When Old Clothes Still Fit

by Mike Gotta  |  January 28, 2013

It’s been three months since I re-joined Gartner and I thought it would be a good time to re-introduce myself via the Gartner Blog Network. For those not familiar with my background, a brief history of my analyst experience: Meta Group 1996-2005 Burton Group 2005-2010 Gartner Jan 2010-July 2010 Over those years, I’ve covered a […]

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