Don't dog nod your way to unemployment. Read this and get on your soap box

Don’t dog nod your way to unemployment. Read this and get on your soap box

  After yesterday’s slightly risqué rant, I received an interesting comment from Nigel Barron (pictured) this morning, an avid follower of HFS over the years, who spent much of his career with CSC and subsequently DXC before recently going independent (and clearly off the leash and wagging his tail!): “Since 2008 every job has become a hustle and analysts […]

Rant Warning: Nodding dogs and vendor marketing – this is all our industry deserves

Rant Warning: Nodding dogs and vendor marketing – this is all our industry deserves

As an analyst, you spend your time with a lot of other analysts – for better or for worse. And, recently, worse is taking up more than its fair share. It just seems like, as an industry, we’ve lost our collective teeth, our ability to question, challenge and find out the truth.  We’d even go […]

Why so many no-go software decisions?

Why so many no-go software decisions?

Most people assume Gartner analysts spend their lives drawing up magic quadrants. Actually the biggest single activity for most analysts is handling client calls as they look for new solutions. When I run into Gartner analysts at industry events I will sometimes ask them how many calls they average a year. Best I can tell, […]

Passionate about #AI?  Then look no further...

Passionate about #AI? Then look no further…

We are hiring a Research Director, Artificial Intelligence, based in Cambridge, England, the home of AI!

Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, and UiPath make up the top three in the inaugural HfS Top 10

Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, and UiPath make up the top three in the inaugural HfS Top 10

  The rise of RPA is nothing short of spectacular as the market closes on $2bn this year. It has captivated the attention of the digital operations executives with the promise of cost-savings beyond labor arbitrage, cost avoidance by extending the life of legacy IT, quicker implementation than traditional IT projects, business-user friendliness, auditability and […]

This medical pioneer trains digital doctors with AR and VR

This medical pioneer trains digital doctors with AR and VR

A prominent surgeon uses the latest tech to teach med students and physicians around the world. Every enterprise using VR and AR can learn from his experiences.

It's time to give these poor Millennials a break

It’s time to give these poor Millennials a break

  What is wrong with us old timers these days?  We go to conferences where we make sure no one under age of 40 comes near the place, and we spend half our time bemoaning the lack of a “digital mindset” from our colleagues because we all have these world-class digital mindsets ourselves. And can someone please […]