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Red Hat’s Marketplace Seeks To Simplify Kubernetes (K8s) Management

Tracy Woo May 11, 2020
The biggest announcement from Red Hat’s Summit virtual event was Red Hat Marketplace, operated by IBM. Building on its existing container orchestration software, OpenShift, Red Hat has created a central software purchasing location for automated deployment to any cloud. Red Hat is positioning its Marketplace as the solution to critical pain points from development, security, […]
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IoT Makes More Sense When You Break It Down Into Three Business Scenarios

Frank Gillett May 8, 2020
Business leaders always want more information about business operations and customer interactions than they have. The technologies of the internet of things (IoT) promise to provide sensing and remote control of physical things, like products or equipment. But the technologies, solutions, and use cases are also so diverse and complex that tech and business leaders […]
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The CIO In 2020: A Window Of Opportunity Webinar

Learn how to transform your organization with a customer-first mindset while your competitors play wait-and-see this year

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Forecasting In Uncertainty: What Q1 2020 Vendor Earnings Tell Us About The Tech Market Outlook

Andrew Bartels May 1, 2020
A detailed analysis of how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the high-tech market from Vice President Andrew Bartels.
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Forecasting In Uncertainty: Why Scenario A Is Looking More Likely For Some Countries And Scenario B More Likely For Others

Andrew Bartels April 21, 2020
When will the global tech markets recover? Vice President Andrew Bartels provides a four-factor model to assess which recovery scenario is more likely in various regions.
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The Promise And Peril Of Apple And Google’s Alliance

Julie Ask April 14, 2020
The new contact tracing partnership provides both optimism and challenges in the fight against COVID-19. Find out how the tracking will work and what its limitations may be.
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Forecasting In Uncertainty: US Tech Market Forecast Shows A Best-Case 5% Drop In 2020

Andrew Bartels April 14, 2020
Forrester has just released its updated forecasts for the US tech market in 2020, factoring in the impacts of COVID-19 and the efforts to contain its spread. There is currently a 60% probability of a 9% fall in 2020, with a smaller decrease of 5% in 2021, though this is likely to shift.
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Cloud Players And Research Groups Join The Fight Against COVID-19 With High-Performance Computing

Tracy Woo April 2, 2020
A unique public/private consortium organized by IBM and the Department of Energy is bringing high-performance computing to the COVID-19 fight. Analyst Tracy Woo provides details.
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The Updated China Tech Market Forecast In Light Of COVID-19

Charlie Dai March 27, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has signficantly impacted China's tech market. Get the latest forecast for the market and learn three ways firms can adapt.
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AWS Savings Plans: What They Are And Why You Should Care

Tracy Woo March 18, 2020
Last November, Amazon Web Services launched AWS Savings Plans for EC2, Fargate, and Lambda. Unlike what the name may imply, Savings Plans doesn’t mean dollar accrual; rather, it’s a discount plan, where purchasing in bulk leads to cost savings. To participate, the program requires customers to commit to spending a specific dollar amount per hour […]
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Combat In The Cloud: Securing The $10 Billion JEDI Contract

Tracy Woo March 12, 2020
Last October, Microsoft won the $10 billion U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract. The 10-year agreement is part of a larger Pentagon initiative to modernize and unify its IT infrastructure, most of which still exists on technology from the 1980s and 1990s. The Microsoft decision came as a massive shock […]
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Samsung Galaxy S20 And Z Flip — Quick Take

Julie Ask February 11, 2020
Galaxy Z Flip It’s been a while since I saw a product demo and thought, “oh damn, that is cool.” I’m obsessed with the mechanics of how it folds. This is the first time in a long time that a new phone hasn’t led with its camera but instead with its ability to fold, small […]
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New Forrester Forecast Shows That Global Tech Market Growth Will Slip To 3% In 2020 And 2021

Andrew Bartels February 3, 2020
A series of economic and political uncertainties have CIOs scaling back spending.
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Heard At NRF: Contradictory Conversation From Vendors — “Unified” But “Decoupled”

Emily Pfeiffer January 22, 2020
Senior analyst Emily Pfeiffer provides key takeaways from the NRF’s Digital Council meetings.
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Elements Of Reputation: Traits That Indicate A Thoughtful Tech GTM Strategy

Abhijit Sunil January 14, 2020
Analyst Abhijit Sunil explores an aspect of tech vendor evaluation you may not be considering.
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Ten Things Smartphone Makers Should Do To Compete With Apple

Julie Ask October 31, 2019
Smartphone manufacturers have less control over their own success. Find out what 10 things their future success will depend on.
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Beware The Automation Paradox

Charles Betz October 6, 2019
Once the easy tasks have been automated, what will be left for people to do? The harder stuff.
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The Key To Your AI Transformation: Think Like A Supervillain

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. October 4, 2019
Want to take over the world using AI? Contrary to popular belief, AI technology isn’t going to design a plan for AI-enabled world domination for you. (And don’t hold your breath, it won’t be doing so anytime soon.) Instead, it is on you to identify the untapped, world-changing business opportunities that best leverage AI’s unique […]
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A Lesson On Facial Recognition, Privacy, And GDPR From The Far North

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. October 4, 2019
What can a small Swedish town near the Arctic Circle teach you about GDPR and computer vision? You might be surprised. Senior Analyst Kjell Carlsson provides an intriguing case study.
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Breaking Down The 10 Need-To-Know Emerging Technologies

James Staten October 2, 2019
From natural language generation to quantum computing, a look at what's gaining traction and what it could mean for companies.
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Mapping Trends, Part One: Opportunity And Angst

Ted Schadler September 30, 2019
[A year ago, we set out to take a deep look at what we’re calling the mapping industry, a 50-year-old industry that operates more in the background than in the full light of day. We identified over 100 important vendors, from data suppliers such as PlaceIQ and Pitney Bowes to full-stack providers like Esri and […]
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