The Problem of Gartner and Real Research in Not Publishing Data Sets

Executive Summary Gartner does not publish their supporting data. However, even when data is published, there can also be limitations with accessing research data. Introduction In the article The Brightwork Research Analysis rating of IT Analysts Like Gartner, Forrester, and More, I covered how none of the private companies say they research the IT field…

Is it True Gartner Charges Software Vendors Only For Valuable Services Unrelated to the MQ?

Executive Summary Gartner proposes that they charge software vendors for value-added services, and these charges are not buying positions in the MQ. We review this claim. Introduction Gartner proposes that no vendor buys their way into the Magic Quadrant. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article and…

Why is There Near Radio Silence by Vendors Criticizing Gartner?

Executive Summary Most of the software vendors in an area lose from the Gartner Magic Quadrant, yet despite widespread scorn in the vendors, few say anything against Gartner. This article sets up the reality of the MQ and addresses the question of why vendors stay silent. Introduction The IT analyst space has a major problem….

How Microsoft Somehow Compensated NIST to Write Fake Research on Linux Security

Executive Summary Microsoft Windows has had long-term security problems, so Microsoft decided to pay the Department of Commerce to say that Linux is less secure. We cover the typical Microsoft dirty trick. Video Introduction: How Microsoft Somehow Compensated NIST to Write Fake Research on Linux Security Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video)  …

How IBM and Gartner Primed The 2017 Blockchain Hype Bubble

Executive Summary Reviewing the predictions and statements of IBM and Gartner is instructive in hindsight. We cover the clear deception on the part of IBM and Gartner on blockchain. Video Introduction: How IBM and Gartner Primed The 2017 Blockchain Hype Bubble Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) In 2017, many companies, and prominently…

The Brightwork Research & Analysis Rating of IT Analysts Like Gartner, Forrester, and More

Executive Summary After spending many years reviewing IT analysts’ work, I began to wonder if any IT analyst firm was producing non-corrupt work. I review and rate some of the best known IT analysts. Video Introduction: The Brightwork Research & Analysis Rating of IT Analysts Like Gartner, Forrester, and More Text Introduction (Skip if You…

Why No One Seems to Care that Gartner Follows No Research Rules

Executive Summary Gartner and the other major IT analysts follow no research rules. However, very few people appear to care, and we look at why this is the case. Video Introduction: Why No One Seems to Care that Gartner Follows No Research Rules Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) At Brightwork Research and…

How Idiotic Can You Be and Be a Distinguished Vice President Analyst at Gartner?

Executive Summary Gartner produces very low-quality content, but it is interesting to see a Distinguished VP Analyst from Gartner in action. This video answers the question of how poorly you can ask questions and provide insight and keep this position. Introduction The following video will not embed for some reason. So select the link to…