back to article Yellow and blue circles, red arrows added to Gartner's Magic Quadrant

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 …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    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.

    1. PleebSmash
      Joke

      see real

      Lucky Charms with Gartner Charts: Coming Next Quarter

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Two options

    Either there's been a revision in the star/planet combinations considered suitable for life, or there are some new candidates for dark matter.

  3. madanko

    and the winner is...

    IBM. The longest distanced traveled. The intern must have used a ruler to draw it.

  4. Big John Silver badge

    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?

  5. x 7 Silver badge

    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"?

  6. jimbo60

    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..."

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