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Cool Vendors — Action, Not Just Reaction, Is Key to Coolness: A Gartner Trend Insight Report

Published: 30 May 2019

ID: G00389870

Analyst(s): Rita Sallam , Janelle Hill , Daryl Plummer , Adrian Leow


CIOs must take some risk and explore new technologies that will overturn how business problems are solved. Organizations that leverage Cool Vendor capabilities can create and embrace emergent opportunities for competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • What You Need to Know

Insight From the Analyst

  • Innovation Is Proactive, Not Reactive

Executive Overview

  • Definition

Research Highlights

  • How Are Cool Vendors Driving Entities to Solve Problems in New and Disruptive Ways?
    • Recommendations
    • Related Research
  • How Are Cool Vendors Taking Advantage of Intelligent Technologies to Create and Scale Emergent Business and Societal Opportunities?
    • Recommendations
    • Related Research
  • How Are Cool Vendors Making the Use of New Technologies More Effective, Ethical, Secure and Safe to Reduce Business and Societal Vulnerabilities as Technologies Advance?
    • Recommendations
    • Related Research

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