Research Methodologies

Our trusted management and technology insights come from an unrivaled combination of expert-led, practitioner-sourced and data-driven research models. The insights are delivered in objective, consumable ways through proprietary methodologies — combining quantitative analytics and data science with our experts’ deep knowledge and experience. It’s how we equip clients to make critical strategic and operational decisions and execute them with higher levels of confidence.

Featured Methodologies

Gartner Score

Gartner Score is the only maturity diagnostic that is standardized to assess more than 45 enterprise functions such as Finance, HR, IT, Legal and Sales. Leaders use the interactive Gartner Score to measure, prioritize and improve a function’s performance on critical activities. 

Gartner Magic Quadrant

Gartner Magic Quadrant gives enterprise technology shoppers an unbiased assessment of how well competing providers are performing against Gartner’s market view and is supplemented by validated user reviews.

Technology and Technology Market Research Methodologies

Gartner Market Forecast

Supply and demand analysis, comparing technology investment trends in the provider community with the spending trends of end users


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