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Larry Cannell
Larry Cannell
Research Director
Farmington Hills, MI USA
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Years of Experience
6 years at Gartner
30 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
High Performance Workplace
Open Source

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Roles and Responsibilities
Larry Cannell is a Research Director in the Gartner for Technical Professionals Collaboration and Content Strategies service. Mr. Cannell covers enterprise collaboration and social software, search, content management, and open-source collaboration and content solutions.
Previous Experience
Mr. Cannell was previously the workstream leader for collaboration and social software research for Ford Motor Co.'s advanced IT group and a program manager of collaborative solutions. Mr. Cannell was also an original member of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference Advisory Board (previously known as the Collaborative Technologies Conference). Mr. Cannell has successfully deployed innovative IT services for more than 25 years. His experience covers a broad set of areas, including collaborative, content and communication solutions, as well as networking, security, distributed systems and open-source technologies.
Professional Background
Ford Motor Co., IT Researcher and Program Manager, 23 years
B.S., Computer Science, Western Michigan University

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Blueprint for Integrating Yammer With an Enterprise IT Environment 29-May-2014 Larry Cannell
Big Data Analytics Will Drive the Visible Impact of the Nexus of Forces 28-Feb-2014 Svetlana Sicular, Larry Cannell, Paul DeBeasi, Kyle Hilgendorf
Focus on the Customer or Employee to Innovate With Cloud, Mobile, Social and Big Data 19-Feb-2014 Larry Cannell, Paul DeBeasi, Kyle Hilgendorf, Svetlana Sicular
Exploit Cloud, Mobile, Data and Social Convergence for Disruptive Innovation 19-Feb-2014 Paul DeBeasi, Kyle Hilgendorf, Svetlana Sicular, Larry Cannell
Microsoft's Changing Social Software Strategy: Yammer, SharePoint and the Role of Cloud Services Within Office 16-Jan-2014 Larry Cannell