Blockchain to fundamentally change the society in which we live – Gartner - EconoTimes


Gartner, a leading research and advisory firm, sees significant potential in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies and consider it to be one of the'Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017'. Speaking at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo on the Gold Coast, David Furlonger, research vice president and Gartner Fellow, said the implications of blockchain technology for our society go beyond our imagination. "We now have a digital capability to represent any form of value that is privately issued – you can become your own banker, insurance agent or foreign exchange teller. What does that mean for how society operates today? What are the implications for governance, our tax system and our legal framework?"

Virtusa Recognized in Gartner Market Guide for Data Science and Machine Learning Service Providers - Virtusa


SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., – (March 08, 2018)–Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global business consulting and IT outsourcing company that accelerates business outcomes for its clients,has been included in Gartner'sMarket Guide for Data Science and Machine Learning Service Providers. The report, published on October 31, 2017, states: "Data and analytics leaders looking for support for their data science and machine learning projects should use this research to identify and engage with candidate service providers to fill the analytics deficit and augment their existing data scientists with specific skills." According to Gartner, "the growing demand for DS&ML as a competitive differentiator is forcing organizations to acquire an even wider portfolio of skilled resources – from statisticians and data scientists, to chief analytics officers. However, there is a shortage of data science skills in the market, making it difficult to source the right skills." "We feel that we are one of the most visible DS&ML service partners worldwide and are proud to be recognized in Gartner's Market Guide," said Kumar Ramamurthy, senior vice president and global head, Data & Analytics, Virtusa.

Brazilian companies are lagging behind in digital transformation


Brazilian organisations have focused too much on reducing costs over the last two years and have neglected the need to invest in digital strategies, according to analyst firm Gartner. According to Gartner's research vice president Cassio Dreyfuss, the economic, political and social challenges faced by companies and government bodies in Brazil have prompted local chief information officers (CIOs) to go back to some old management habits. "Hardware, software and services in Brazil were always more expensive in Brazil and for a long time things were just not available - so the successful CIO here has been the techie that can put ancient pieces of equipment together and get them to work," Dreyfuss told the press at the analyst's annual symposium in São Paulo today. "These leaders focused on infrastructure and operations - and on bringing cost efficiency to those areas - are now perplexed and don't quite know what to do as optimizing spending is still important but there are other things to think about - and digital is now a priority," the analyst adds. In episode 5 of CxO Talk, Gartner analyst, Mark P. McDonald, presents a compelling and insightful view of social collaboration and relationships between IT, the chief marketing officer, and lines of business.

What being named as a Gartner Cool Vendor Means for LawGeex


We are incredibly proud to announce today that LawGeex has been selected as a Gartner Cool Vendor. Every year, Gartner selects tech companies with a product or service that is "interesting, new and innovative". More importantly, the global consultancy also flags to the business world major new disruptive sectors they need to know about. The distinction of being Gartner Cool Vendor has been achieved in the past by names such as Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Cloudera, and Instagram--then operating in disruptive spaces they created, but which we now take for granted as obvious leaders and benchmarks. This year for the first time ever Gartner recognized legal Artificial Intelligence (AI) companies making a "profound efficiency impact on the way legal services are delivered."

2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms


We're excited to announce that Gartner has recognized TIBCO Software as a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms for the 2nd year in a row! We believe Gartner's evaluation validates the innovative digital transformation success our customers have realized across many industries--including financial services, telecom, healthcare, retail, travel and logistics, manufacturing, energy and utilities and the pharmaceuticals. From reporting and modern BI to descriptive and predictive analytics to streaming analytics, TIBCO can help you compete and win. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact.