Gartner’s latest April Fool’s prank- the Hype Bicycle!

Gartner has done it again!! On 1st April 2013, Gartner “introduced” the Hype Bicycletm  that it claims is specially designed to help navigate the peaks and troughs that IT managers encounter every day, and is your vehicle for IT success. According to Gartner, “After last year’s Magic Fractals and the year before’s Real Quadrants, this new addition to Gartner’s branded research should attract a good deal of attention.”

Read the full article here.

Seismic consolidation in the analyst landscape

After Gartner snapped Burton and AMR, we were expecting Forrester to retaliate or maybe IDG (IDC’s parent company) to expand in the end-user advisory space (RAS) to complement their quantitative offerings, but not THAT ONE.

After some rumours on the Ovum side, we’ve done a few checks and got a confirmation of the following: Informa has made an offer for Forrester! Continue reading

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