Recently, my wife and I hosted a party at our apartment in NYC, which was celebrating a small team which might fulfill Israel’s desire to reach the moon, in competition with much larger nations! A video of the party can be found below: The competition was all Google’s idea: for countries to enroll in order to reinvigorate space research! The Google competition is called Lunar X...read more
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By Barbara French and Gideon Gartner (@bfr3nch, www.barbarafrench.net, @gideongartner,www.gideongartner.com) In the first part of this post, we challenged an urban myth that small analyst firms are threatening the Gartner and Forrester Research business models. We as yet see no compelling evidence. What we do see is many small advisory firms performing vital roles in the IT ecosystem, a few...read more
As mentioned, Gartner’s and Forrester’s (G&F) pricing policies in tandem suggest that they can live with each other peacefully, not bothered by competition. I can see the IT vendors accepting the increases because they’re hoping to indirectly encourage Advisory’s support of their product values (it would be interesting to know how their AR people are handling this). Is anyone...read more
I played chess as a child; my father introduced me to the game (and I suggest all fathers follow suit). I managed to make the chess team at Midwood High and barely at MIT. Might the experience then, and subsequently, have influenced my lifetime entrepreneurship skills? I think so, and since the competition for making school chess teams is not that insurmountable, fathers might do well in...read more