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Entries from July 2009

Want to quote a Hype Cycle?

July 31st, 2009 · 6 Comments

You might know we’re in the middle of “Hype Cycle season,” where we publish 80 or so Hype Cycle documents in a short period of time. Clients often ask if they can share the graphics and/or quote from the content externally – for example, paste the graphic on their web site, quote from the document […]

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Not Ready for Prime Time

July 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Not Ready for Prime Time

I’ve noticed lately that a number of vendors have taken draft documents they were sent during the Fact Check process and shared them (sometimes liberally) with people inside and outside of their organizations. We don’t allow this and push back strongly when we find out about these — I think for good reason. A draft is […]

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