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Research Now Available at CSN

With more than 20 years of experience identifying and analyzing the trends and technologies that have shaped the course of business, Gartner, Inc. provides research and advisory services to over 11,000 organizations worldwide, including CSN's Office of Technology Services.  Now Gartner is making much of the same information available to CSN faculty, students, staff, and administrators through a subscription to Gartner. This searchable, easy-to-use online service delivers a wealth of strategic IT information, including Gartner Research and Advisory Services.




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How Can Gartner Help Me?

A wealth of research findings and advice on technology markets, topics, and industries can help your planning processes. The information can improve your requests for proposals and support your purchase decisions.

  • Gartner’s website offers convenient access to the latest research in a broad range of information technology topics.

  • Information formats include everything from overviews to in-depth research, as well as Gartner’s well-known Magic Quadrants.

  • Identify trends in the technology industry

  • Research to turn complex information into insights that can be used for business advantage

  • Learn about emerging technologies and the companies that provide them

  • Compare and contrast the relative strengths and weaknesses of companies that offer similar products or services

  • Explore best practice

  • Allows faculty to bring timely, objective real-world examples and content to the classroom, enriching the educational experience.

  • Provides insight to the application of technology to business problems

  • Provides understanding of the long-term trends and issues that future IT managers will need to face

  • Provides insight into the impact of IT on virtually all aspects of our world today.

  • Is a source of hard to find statistical data on the IT industry.

The information available from Gartner can be invaluable to many disciplines including: Management, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Law, Medical and Healthcare Administration programs.




More Technology Guidance! 

Below are a number of websites that are very useful for keeping up with the latest trends in technology as well as teaching and learning in higher education.  This is just a short list of websites we have found that offer reliable and timely information. 

*These are only our suggestions as references. OTS does not support the websites or content contained within them.



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