Gartner: Artificial Intelligence and the Enterprise


The exceptional opportunity of AI makes it imperative for enterprises to plan for change. Artificial intelligence technology promises to solve problems organisations could not before because it delivers benefits that no humans could legitimately more

Gartner: A 101 on Natural Language Processing in Business


Benchmarked by industry forerunners and expanding explosively by its own methodology, the best customer experiences in natural language processing (NLP) are found through continued and correct application: a surprisingly difficult task, given the subtleties of human more

Gartner: 4 Types of Project Management Offices That Deliver Value


Project management offices (PMOs) are usually set up to solve specific problems, but it seems that there are almost as many possibilities as there are enterprises for these initiatives. Newly appointed project and portfolio management (PPM) leaders must think long and hard about which type of PMO will deliver the most value for their more

Gartner: Gartner: Businesses rethinking security software, placing more emphasis on analytics


Advanced security analytics will be embedded in at least 75% of security products by 2020. Meanwhile, startups with innovative approaches to security will cause continued acquisition, integration and consolidation in the software security market. Security as a Service will see continued growth, and the regulatory environment will drive enterprises to look for vendors that provide them needed visibility and control of their more

CEB: Gartner Completes Acquisition of CEB


Gartner the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of CEB, the industry leader in providing best practice and talent management more

CEB: Gartner to Acquire CEB


Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, and CEB Inc., the industry leader in providing best practice and talent management insights, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Gartner will acquire all of the outstanding shares of CEB in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2.6 more

Gartner: Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2017


Vice President and Gartner Fellow in Gartner Research, David Cearley, has identified the top 10 strategic technology trends for the year ahead. He defines “strategic” as “those technologies that will have significant disruptive potential over the next five years.” He also notes that they are “prime enablers behind digital and algorithmic business opportunities.” Here is a summary of the trends:read more

Gartner: The future of sales...without sellers?


After spending a few days at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, I suppose I could easily succumb to the web services KoolAid liberally dispensed out of every one of the 32,000 attendees, ISVs, SIs, customers and AWS employees wandering around (most with heads down on smartphones, but I digress) the set of hotels it has taken to contain the more

Gartner: Lead Through Volatility


Great leaders are often defined by how they handle adversity and navigate uncharted territory. Today, many CIOs are being defined by how they lead their enterprises to succeed in the emerging digital business more