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Entries from August 2014

Recent Copyright & Quote Policy Changes’ Effect on Branded Research

August 7th, 2014 · Comments Off on Recent Copyright & Quote Policy Changes’ Effect on Branded Research

In the recent updates to the Gartner Copyright & Quote Policy, we made it easier for clients to quote from published Magic Quadrants, and harder on those who quote from not-yet-published Magic Quadrants, as well as other branded research documents.   What are the changes? There is no more 24-hour embargo for Magic Quadrant documents. […]

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Changes to Gartner Copyright & Quote Policy — A message from the Office of the Ombudsman

August 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on Changes to Gartner Copyright & Quote Policy — A message from the Office of the Ombudsman

The Office of the Ombudsman frequently looks for ways to improve the Copyright and Quote Policy; our latest audit revealed a few areas that warranted some clarification and transparency to further underpin Gartner’s independence and objectivity. What’s changed? 24-hour Magic Quadrant embargo lifted (Section 3.4a) Increased transparency regarding violations and an “assessment” guide (Section 6.4) […]

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