Gartner Research

Context Brokers for Smarter Business Decisions

Published: 21 January 2015

ID: G00261390

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte , Yefim Natis


Emerging patterns of digital business and the Internet of Things challenge organizations to be aware of current and historical context. IT strategy leaders are adopting context brokers, joining enterprise databases and big data with business analytics for smarter business decisions.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • Using Context for Business Decisions
  • Technology Options in Context Brokers

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Business organizations make smarter business decisions faster when they incorporate broader-based and more current context data
  • Application architects are armed with advanced intelligence tools when they deploy internal or external context brokers

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