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Cool Vendors 2013: Exploiting the Forces That Empower the Individual and Erode IT Control

Published: 07 May 2013

ID: G00252520

Analyst(s): Michele Cantara, Daryl Plummer


Many of the more than 400 Cool Vendors that Gartner is profiling are exploiting the nexus of cloud computing, social, mobile and information to challenge long-held assumptions and effect IT investment. These vendors are transforming the ways businesses operate and consumers engage with technology.

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