Gartner Identifies Top Supply Chain Organizations in Asia Pacific for 2013

Sydney, Australia, August 27, 2013 – Global research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. has published its annual ranking of the top performing supply chain organizations headquartered in Asia Pacific. The goal of Gartner’s annual Supply Chain Top 25 research initiative is to raise awareness of the supply chain discipline and how it impacts the business. Gartner research director Debashis Tarafdar said […]

Gartner 2013 Hype Cycle for Social Software Reveals a Wealth of Emerging Innovations

The Future for Social Collaboration to Be Explored at Gartner Portals, Content and Collaboration Summit 2013, September 16-17 in London Gartner, Inc. said collaborative customer interfaces, social co-browsing, mobile virtual worlds and social TV are just a few of the innovations on the rise in its 2013 Hype Cycle for Social Software. The adoption and use of social technologies, techniques […]

Gartner’s 2013 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Maps Out Evolving Relationship Between Humans and Machines

2013 Hype Cycle Special Report Evaluates the Maturity of More Than 1,900 Technologies Gartner to Host Complimentary Webinar “Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle for 2013: Redefining the Relationship,” August 21 at 10 a.m. EDT and 1 p.m. EDT The evolving relationship between humans and machines is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.’s “Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2013.” Gartner has chosen […]

Gartner Says Smartphone Sales Grew 46.5 Percent in Second Quarter of 2013 and Exceeded Feature Phone Sales for First Time

Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Grew 3.6 Percent in Second Quarter of 2013 Microsoft Has Become the No. 3 Smartphone OS Overtaking BlackBerry Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 435 million units in the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 3.6 percent from the same period last year, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide smartphone sales to end users […]

Gartner Says a Strong Supply Chain Strategy Is Essential to Capitalize on Explosive Emerging Market Opportunity

Emerging Markets Expected to Be Primary Business Growth Area for the Next Century Gartner Special Report Examines Supply Chain Strategies for Emerging Markets Supply chain leaders will play a crucial role as companies capitalize on the explosive growth in emerging markets, according to Gartner, Inc. Emerging markets have been identified as the primary business growth area for the next century, […]

Gartner Says Worldwide PC, Tablet and Mobile Phone Shipments to Grow 5.9 Percent in 2013 as Anytime-Anywhere-Computing Drives Buyer Behavior

Traditional PC Shipments to Decline 10.6 Percent in 2013, While Tablet Shipments Increase 67.9 Percent Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9 percent increase from 2012, according to Gartner, Inc. The market is being driven by sales in tablets, smartphones, and to a lesser extent, […]

Gartner Introduces the Digital Marketing Transit Map Presenting a Comprehensive Landscape of Marketing Technologies

The rise of digital marketing is producing a fragmented and confusing landscape of terminology, providers and technologies, according to Gartner, Inc. In response to this, Gartner has created a digital marketing transit map to aid organizations in the creation of a digital marketing solutions strategy and to improve operations and plan initiatives. “Digital marketing organizations have accumulated most of their […]

Gartner Says Organizations Must Treat Information as an Asset in its Own Right

Analysts to Debate the Future of Big Data and Business Intelligence at the Gartner Business Intelligence & Information Management Summit 10 – 11 June 2013 Mumbai, India Big data will grow past its hype towards 2016 to become “just data” once the technologies mature, and organizations learn how to deal with it, according to Gartner, Inc. While data is regularly […]

Gartner Announces Rankings of Its 2013 Supply Chain Top 25

Winners Announced at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, May 21-23, in Phoenix, AZ Gartner, Inc. has released the findings from its ninth annual Supply Chain Top 25. The goal of the Supply Chain Top 25 research initiative is to raise awareness of the supply chain discipline and how it impacts the business. Analysts announced the findings from this year’s research […]

Gartner Says Business Intelligence/Analytics Is Top Area for CFO Technology Investment Through 2014

Gartner and FEI Announce 2013 Gartner Financial Executives International CFO Technology Study Business intelligence (BI)/analytics investment will address many technology gaps for the CFO, according to a joint study by Gartner, Inc., and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), the research affiliate of Financial Executives International (FEI). The study shows that 15 of the top 19 business processes that CFOs have […]