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Welcome to Research Circle, an exclusive online community where Business leaders participate in a two-way dialogue on mission critical topics, key initiatives and industry developments with our Research & Advisory analysts and experts across numerous disciplines.

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Research Circle

Analyst Spotlight

Andrew White

Andrew White Distinguished VP Analyst Gartner Research and Advisory

Andrew has a primary research focus on the chief data officer role, data and analytics platforms, strategy and operating models, governance, and stewardship. He is currently the Chief of Research for Data and Analytics group.

Published Research:
Tool: How to Connect Data and Analytics to Business Value
Leverage Data and Analytics Efficiently to Improve Digital Business Outcomes
Blog:
https://blogs.gartner.com/andrew_white

Latest Research

IT Leaders
September 09, 2020

Survey Results: Applications & Product Leadership Changes

Assess Adoption of product delivery model and gain insight into the way products are being budgeted. Understand the impact of COVID-19 on adoption of product model.

IT Leaders
September 03, 2020

Survey Results: Re-engineering the Decision

The idea that the purpose of data and analysis is to drive better outcomes via better decisions has become increasingly commonplace. This research focuses on understanding the context, process and examination of decision making.

IT Leaders
August 28, 2020

Survey Results: Women in Technology Leadership

Establish what skills are desirable/needed in an effective leader as well as what organizations are or should be doing to best advocate and support women in technology leadership positions.

IT Leaders
August 17, 2020

Survey Results: Physical Security Emerging Trends

To determine the new buyers of physical security technology and to understand what their intentions and priorities are in terms of technology and vendor selection

IT Leaders
August 17, 2020

Survey Results: Office Re-Opening Plans

To evaluate relevance of this years IT Symposium Keynote’s themes with respect to organizations current focus on office re-opening plans.

Quickpoll

Does your organization support Employee Resource Groups?

Research Circle

Analyst Spotlight

Andrew White

Andrew White Distinguished VP Analyst Gartner Research and Advisory

Andrew has a primary research focus on the chief data officer role, data and analytics platforms, strategy and operating models, governance, and stewardship. He is currently the Chief of Research for Data and Analytics group.

Published Research:
Tool: How to Connect Data and Analytics to Business Value
Leverage Data and Analytics Efficiently to Improve Digital Business Outcomes
Blog:
https://blogs.gartner.com/andrew_white

Latest Research

CIO
August 28, 2020

Survey Results: Women in Technology Leadership

Establish what skills are desirable/needed in an effective leader as well as what organizations are or should be doing to best advocate and support women in technology leadership positions.

CIO
August 17, 2020

Survey Results: Office Re-Opening Plans

To evaluate relevance of this years IT Symposium Keynote’s themes with respect to organizations current focus on office re-opening plans.

CIO
July 10, 2020

Survey Results: How Financial Services CIOs Are Reprioritizing Their 2020 Plans.

Understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing business and IT priorities of financial services CIOs and IT leaders as of April-June 2020.

CIO
June 26, 2020

CIO Response to COVID-19

Understand how the CIO role is being affected by COVID-19.

CIO
February 11, 2020

Politics in Family Owned Businesses

Learn more about how to deal with the complex politics of family-owned companies.

Quickpoll

Does your organization support Employee Resource Groups?

Research Circle

Analyst Spotlight

Andrew White

Andrew White Distinguished VP Analyst Gartner Research and Advisory

Andrew has a primary research focus on the chief data officer role, data and analytics platforms, strategy and operating models, governance, and stewardship. He is currently the Chief of Research for Data and Analytics group.

Published Research:
Tool: How to Connect Data and Analytics to Business Value
Leverage Data and Analytics Efficiently to Improve Digital Business Outcomes
Blog:
https://blogs.gartner.com/andrew_white

Latest Research

Customer Service & Support
September 23, 2020

Poll Results: Priority Investments

Here are the results of our recent poll.

Customer Service & Support
September 08, 2020

Survey Results: Post-Transactional Surveys

Assess the current state of customer service post-transactional surveys; develop metrics for client benchmarking

Customer Service & Support
August 13, 2020

Survey Results: Cloud Data & Analytics

Understand how end-user organizations are practicing & planning their journey to perform cloud analytics

Customer Service & Support
August 07, 2020

Survey Results: Quality Assurance

Assess quality assurance (QA) programs and maturity.

Customer Service & Support
June 09, 2020

Survey Results: Modern Interactive Voice Response (IVR)

To understand and assess organizations’ interactive voice response (IVR) maturity.

Quickpoll

Does your organization support Employee Resource Groups?

Research Circle

Analyst Spotlight

Andrew White

Andrew White Distinguished VP Analyst Gartner Research and Advisory

Andrew has a primary research focus on the chief data officer role, data and analytics platforms, strategy and operating models, governance, and stewardship. He is currently the Chief of Research for Data and Analytics group.

Published Research:
Tool: How to Connect Data and Analytics to Business Value
Leverage Data and Analytics Efficiently to Improve Digital Business Outcomes
Blog:
https://blogs.gartner.com/andrew_white

Latest Research

CFO & Finance Leaders
September 14, 2020

Results Summary: Corporate Real Estate Footprint

The first monthly poll focuses on how Finance leaders are making trade-offs related to their Corporate Real Estate planning during the COVID-19 recovery. Findings from this research will help you model out and plan for 2021.

CFO & Finance Leaders
July 31, 2020

COVID-19 Finance Quick Poll Results

Read Gartner's COVID-19 Finance quick poll benchmarking results.

CFO & Finance Leaders
July 30, 2020

Cost optimization returns far more than short-term savings

Gartner research shows that leading companies take a proactive and strategic approach to cost optimization.

CFO & Finance Leaders
May 29, 2020

Survey Results: IT Cost Management through COVID-19 Crisis

To understand the cost situation CIOs are facing in terms of COVID 19 and how they are reacting to the cost pressures.

Quickpoll

Does your organization support Employee Resource Groups?

Research Circle

Analyst Spotlight

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Mark Wesker
Senior Director, Analyst Tech CEO Research & Advisory

Mark Wesker is a senior director within Gartner's Technology and Service Provider organization. Mr. Wesker's Research and Advisory engagements serve company CEOs, and other members of the C-Suite, as well as product, marketing and sales executives.

published research
Tech CEOs: Private Equity Is Changing the Exit Landscape

Tech CEOs: Structure Product Organizations to Build Marketable Products

The Tech CEO Roadmap for Transitioning From Services to Products

Latest Research

Tech CEO
June 30, 2020

Survey Results: Redirect to New Realities

Explore how Tech CEO’s are beginning to turn back to normal—and making both short and long-term

Tech CEO
April 23, 2020

Survey Results: Recession COVID-19

Explore how the spread of COVID-19 has changed Tech CEO’s posture toward economic downturn preparations and predictions for how their businesses will be affected.

Tech CEO
April 16, 2020

Survey Results: Data Products and Monetization

Understand the perceptions of data product monetization for CEOs leading small or medium technology and service provider businesses.

Tech CEO
March 18, 2020

COVID-19 – How Do You Navigate Through This Turn?

According to the 2nd Annual Tech CEO Survey, which concluded in early February 2020, less than half of tech CEOs claim to have started preparing for an economic downturn.

Tech CEO
February 26, 2020

Research Note: Become a Connector Manager

Forty-nine percent of tech CEOs who participated in a Gartner Tech CEO Talent in the Turns Survey classified their management style as “Always-On.” But to keep and win the next-generation workforce, tech CEOs must embrace the “Connector manager” way of management.

Quickpoll

What is your organization’s approach to trade shows and events for the remainder of 2020? Select all that apply.