Latest Gartner articles

Windows XP expires today: here's what you need to do…

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What are the best practices for organisations wanting to shift away from XP?
08 Apr 2014

Tablet market growth slows as devices market reaches saturation

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It's becoming increasingly hard to convince consumers to purchase tablets, says Kantar Worldpanel ComTech
31 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: “Some of the best data scientists are already in our business” says Northumbrian Water

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Give your data experts space to innovate, agrees MEC CIO
27 Mar 2014

TomTom steers away from 'weak' VersionOne to pick Rally Software for agile project management

TomTom vice president Janisse "had grown to hate VersionOne" at previous employer
19 Feb 2014

Is the government finally going to walk the walk with open source?

After years of talking about vendor lock-in and cutting costs, Sooraj Shah asks whether Whitehall is finally fully embracing open standards
11 Feb 2014

HSBC, Nationwide, Santander to offer Zapp mobile payments

Zapp users can pay by asking the retailer for a six-digit code, or using NFC or QR technology
15 Jan 2014

Windows device shipments to jump by a third, says Gartner

Meanwhile Windows 8.1 is to get its first upgrade, according to screenshot leaks
09 Jan 2014

IT spending to reach $3.8tn in 2014, with enterprise software in for biggest boost - Gartner

IT spending across all segments to grow in 2014, say analysts
06 Jan 2014

Big data and analytics to remain top focuses for CIOs for years - Gartner

Just 30 per cent of organisations have invested in big data, according to analyst firm
16 Dec 2013

Dreamforce 2013: Salesforce1 does not exist, it's just a branding exercise, says Gartner

'There is no ‘it’, just increased plumbing between platforms', says analyst
20 Nov 2013

Smartglasses will make workplace more efficient sooner rather than later, claims Gartner

CIOs should start preparing for technologies like Google Glass now, say analysts
06 Nov 2013

Microsoft’s 'brand perception is its main barrier' says Gartner

'This next year is fundamental for them to change this perception around,' states analyst
30 Sep 2013

Simply Business selects Microsoft's BI platform over Oracle to gain better customer insight

Oracle 'wouldn't give the same rigour, reliability and agility as Microsoft SQL Server 2012', claims company chief operating officer
03 Sep 2013

In-memory analytics, biometric authentication and 3D printing all heading for the big time – Gartner

Gartner Hype Cycle highlights new technologies that may – or may not – become embedded into everyday life
19 Aug 2013

Samsung and Android dominate global smartphone market – but Lenovo is growing fast

Gartner figures show commanding market share leads for Samsung and Android - with Motorola nowhere to be seen
14 Aug 2013

PC sales fall by one-fifth in Western Europe, claims Gartner

UK desktop and laptop sales down by one-quarter since 2010 - independent vendors hardest hit
07 Aug 2013

'Security? We've heard of it': Cloud contracts hazy on security, says Gartner

Gartner slams cloud computing companies for ambiguous contracts
01 Aug 2013

Global outsourcing market to reach $288bn in 2013 - Gartner

Outsourcing market growth being driven by infrastructure-as-a-service at the expense of traditional outsourcing
17 Jul 2013

Gartner cuts IT spending forecasts for 2013

Forecast increases in global IT spending cut - but $3.7 trillion in sales of hardware, software and services still expected
02 Jul 2013

Fujitsu, HP, IBM and Oracle hit as server sales slip – Gartner

Oracle sees sales drop by more than one-quarter as IBM, HP and Fujitsu also register sharp sales falls
28 May 2013

Semiconductor industry hit by falling revenues in 2012

Intel stays top for 21st year in a row, but falling PC sales and competition hits revenues
03 Apr 2013

Gartner: Huawei up to third place in global smartphone rankings but Apple, Samsung still dominate

2012 saw an overall decline in global mobile phone sales of 1.7 per cent
13 Feb 2013

Analysis: It takes skills to explore big data

Sooraj Shah examines the mix of skills organisations need to undertake a successful big data project
24 Jan 2013

Lenovo overtakes Acer’s EMEA PC sales but HP remains top

Chinese PC maker bucks trend of decline in PC sales
18 Jan 2013