Analyst Methodology

First note that the below is not meant to be anything that is sanctioned or even practiced by the other members of The Analyst Syndicate. This is how I conduct research. Consider it a continuation of the guidance provided in Curmudgeon. When I first joined Gartner in 2000 my only experience with its research was…

The "new normal" depends on new practices and techs that allow people to work safely, productively, and with seamless support from home, from traditional offices, or anywhere.

Reimagining How Workers Transition Between Physical And Virtual Workplaces

The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the long-term shift toward remote work. More people will be required to work from their homes, at least occasionally. According to a recent enterprise survey by 451 Research, the emerging technology research unit of S&P Global Market Intelligence, 80 percent have implemented or expanded universal work-from-home policies and 67 percent…


Drones By New Numbers

  The United States drone market is expected to exceed $18 Billion in 2020                                                                                  …


The Legal and Regulatory Landscape For Data Usage and Privacy

Facebook and Equifax Privacy Failures Put Businesses and Consumers On Notice In The Beginning In 2018, the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation GDPR  laid the cornerstone for all other jurisdictions to build similar legal and regulatory data usage and privacy frameworks. GDPR’s global scope set a new level of usage obligations and privacy…

Home Working

Pro Tips on Working from Home, Part 2

Following on from my first list of suggestions for remote working, here are some more, based on over a decade of experience of running diverse teams remotely. Back up your work or store it in the cloud. Or both. Leave gaps between calls to allow time to take notes, focus on the next call, go…