Exploit consumer bias, steal from the competition to create engaging mobile experiences: Gartner

Toronto, ON. - People have a weakness to make snap judgements and mobile developers should depend on that to better engage audiences via mobile apps, a Gartner analyst says. Michael Maoz, a research

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Don Tapscott warns businesses the future is blockchain or bust

Toronto, ON. – A new digital revolution is coming, and businesses need to adapt or risk becoming obsolete, Canadian technology author Don Tapscott told an audience during the 2016 Gartner CIO & IT

Published on: June 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 forces shaping customer engagement and 3 priorities to address it from Gartner

At this year’s Gartner Marketing Conference there is a lot of talk about the forces driving change and the technologies to manage them. What first appears to be a summit for marketers is

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Fawn Annan

Enterprises, SMBs learn their best ERP tips from each other, NetSuite exec says

San Jose, Calif. - Small and medium-sized businesses often use enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to help their companies act like enterprises, but the reverse is arguably more important, Jason Maynard, executive vice

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Marketers are a business’ best asset to bring customers closer: Gartner

In a recent Gartner Inc. survey of 330 CMOs and Marketing VPs, 73 per cent claim an ownership or share position in the profits and losses (P&L) of a business because of marketing's

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Fawn Annan

Could Apple slowly be transforming itself into a services company?

If there was a bright spot in the disappointing (relatively speaking) quarterly results that Apple Inc. delivered last week, it was the company's services division, which turned out to be its second largest

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Is it time to upgrade your PCs? Use this calculator to find out

Companies are upgrading PCs less often than ever before, but is it possible that maintaining your old PCs is costing you more than an upgrade would? That's the question that this calculator tool

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

The art of creating a valuable white paper is about understanding your customers

Looking to effectively market your communications collateral is an art. Even what may seem like the most inscrutable of decisions can make a huge impact on your results. Like the inclusion of a

Published on: February 10th, 2016 Fawn Annan

What you may have missed about Steve Jobs

ORLANDO -- Ed Catmull, head of Pixar Animation, took a few minutes in an on-stage appearance at the Gartner Symposium to speak about “what people missed about Steve Jobs.” Catmull should know –

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Jim Love

How to read Gartner’s new Hype Cycle graph for emerging technologies

As new technologies like wearables, 3D printing, self-driving cars, and the Internet of Things emerge out of obscurity and onto the commercial scene, it can be hard to separate the hype from the

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Sage: You will never hear us use the term ERP again

NEW ORLEANS – For business software vendor Sage Plc, ERP (enterprise resource planning) is now a dirty word. The company told attendees at its annual Sage Summit conference this week that its Sage

Published on: July 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Businesses still not buying into Chromebooks: Gartner

Google Inc.'s attempts to appeal to businesses with its low-cost and light-weight Chromebooks hardware is falling flat so far, save for the education sector, according to a new report from Gartner. The Stamford,

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

More expensive PCs will mean extended PC lifecycles

New research from Gartner says PC prices will be going up by as much as 10 per cent in 2015, leading to significant changes in what PCs we purchase and how long we

Published on: May 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

End of Windows XP-fueled replacement cycle drags down PC shipment numbers

Research on worldwide PC shipments from Gartner Inc. shows a weak market for desktop computers is eclipsing renewed strength in thin and light notebooks and the hybrid PC market. According to Gartner, worldwide

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras