UK Teams with Gartner, Inc.
POSTED: AUGUST 30, 2012
UK Teams With Gartner, Inc. to Launch Information Technology Research Portal for Students, Faculty and Staff
Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has signed an agreement with the University of Kentucky to provide broad intranet access to Gartner's core research content for its students, faculty, and staff on the main campus. To access this research tool go to http://www.uky.edu/Gartner/.
"For the University of Kentucky to remain a national and international leader in research and education, we must create learning environments that allow participants to exceed their own performance expectations,” said Vince Kellen, Chief Information Officer. “We rely on a blend of in-house expertise and external partners, like Gartner, as part of our overall strategy.”
Some examples of the inherent value that access to Gartner research brings to the academic community are:
1) Availability of Gartner research to faculty enables professors to bring timely, objective real-world examples and content to the classroom, enriching the educational experience.
2) Insight to the application of technology to business problems, which is used in many MBA programs
3) Understanding of the long-term trends and issues that future IT managers will need to face
Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner serves 10,000 client organizations, including CIOs and other senior IT executives in corporations and government agencies, as well as technology companies and the investment community. Gartner businesses consist of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events. Founded in 1979, the Company is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., and has 3,900 associates, including 1,200 research analysts and consultants in 75 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.gartner.com .