Gartner Research

How Gartner Evaluates Vendors and Markets in Magic Quadrants and MarketScopes

Published: 26 July 2013

ID: G00252457

Analyst(s): Julie Thomas , David Black

Summary

Gartner Magic Quadrants and MarketScopes offer visual summaries and in-depth analyses of the direction and maturity of markets and their vendors. Understanding our research methodologies will help you use these reports to evaluate markets, select the right vendors and manage relationships with them.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Distinguish Between Magic Quadrants and MarketScopes
  • Understand Gartner's Qualitative Market Analysis
    • Identification of Market
    • Selection of Vendors
    • Definition of Rating Criteria
    • Researching of Market
    • Evaluation of Vendors
    • Publication of Research
  • Learn About Gartner Magic Quadrants
    • Understand the Four Quadrants
    • Use a Magic Quadrant for Your Requirements
  • Learn About Gartner MarketScopes
    • Understand MarketScope Ratings
    • Use a MarketScope for Your Requirements
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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