A Truly Social Supply Chain

Social Supply Chain. If you follow the news on the web on Supply Chain (for example by following @LogisticsMatter 😉 ), there is no way this term is new to you. It’s a relatively new term and there is no one single meaning. Social Supply Chain is often referred to when parties in a Supply Chain are using Social Media […]

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 the Vast Majority of Social Collaboration Initiatives Fail Due to Lack of Purpose

“Provide and Pray” Approach Has Just a 10 Percent Success Rate Gartner Analysts to Share Best Practices for Planning Social Collaboration at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2013 in London, U.K. and National Harbor, Maryland, U.S. Although social technologies are employed by 70 percent of organizations, Gartner, Inc. said most social collaboration initiatives fail because they follow a worst practice […]

Gartner Says Actionable Analytics Will Be Driven by Mobile, Social and Big Data Forces in 2013 and Beyond

Analysts to Explore Actionable Analytics at Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit 2013 February 25-26 in Sydney and March 18-20 in Grapevine, Texas Business intelligence (BI) and analytics continues to be a top CIO investment priority, and yet user surveys by Gartner, Inc. show that only 30 percent of potential users in an organization adopt CIO-sponsored analytics tools. This appears […]

Gartner Says 80 Percent of Social Business Efforts Will Not Achieve Intended Benefits Through 2015

Social and Collaboration Trends to be Discussed at the Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit 2013, April 29-May 1 in San Diego, CA and September 16-17 in London Enterprise social networks will become the primary communication channels for noticing, deciding or acting on information relevant to carrying out work. However, Gartner, Inc. estimates that through 2015, 80 percent of social […]

Gartner Outlines Six Best Practices for Moving to a Culture of Extreme Collaboration

STAMFORD, Conn., December 6, 2012 — CIOs and business managers will fail in their efforts to improve business performance outcomes through business process management (BPM) if they cannot overcome major barriers to cross-functional communication and collaboration, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner said that business leaders can avoid this failure by embracing extreme collaboration (XC), a new operating model and an extreme […]

Gartner Says Capitalism Going Social Will Require Organizations to Build Two-Way Relationships with the “99 Percent”

Gartner’s Maverick Research Special Report Sparks New, Unconventional Insights STAMFORD, Conn., December 3, 2012 — CIOs and business leaders must understand how a new breed of social capitalists will exploit technology to disrupt their industry segments, according to Gartner, Inc. As the gap between the rich and the poor in developed economies grows, money, wealth and power are becoming increasingly concentrated […]