Presumably a bored intern doodled a false nose and glasses on a magic quadrant and Gartner's board decided it was the big new thing.
Here’s something to delve into; a look at the changes in Gartner’s integrated systems Magic Quadrant between 2014 and 2015. Gartner produced its latest integrated systems magic box of tricks last week and we thought it would be interesting to take the image and plot last year’s positions on it, which is exactly what we have …
Lucky Charms with Gartner Charts: Coming Next Quarter
Either there's been a revision in the star/planet combinations considered suitable for life, or there are some new candidates for dark matter.
and the winner is...
IBM. The longest distanced traveled. The intern must have used a ruler to draw it.
I want more
Those arrows and circles cry out for full animation. And what about a nice 'assistant' like Clippy to help newbies over the learning curve?
So Mystic Meg works for Gartner?
Load of pseudotheoretical bollox. Gartner wouldn't know the difference between a successful business and a bankrupt
And where's the quadrant for "basket case"?
oooh, too tempting....
"Circles and arrows and a paragraph on the back of each one explaining what each one was to be used as evidence against us..."