Why Consumers Abandon Digital Brands

A new study investigating why consumers do and do not trust brands online finds that half of all consumers say security and privacy are important to brand perception. A total of 750 adult Americans—52 percent women and 48 percent men—completed the survey. Half the respondents earn $41,000-$80,000 annually and they represent all regions in the U.S. and all levels of education. The... Read More »

Why Businesses Need a Search Party to Find Relevant Data

It's been well-reported that the accumulating volume of enterprise-managed data is presenting major challenges for organizations. But they're also struggling with the amount of tools they must use to collect and analyze it, according to a recent survey from Alteryx and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. The resulting report, "Read More »

Why Transformation Is a Top Business Priority

More than nine out of 10 companies are either undergoing or preparing for a major transformation, according to industry research. And they're doing so because the potential consequences of "status quo" are severe, according to Read More »

Why ERP Systems Struggle to Deliver Business Value

Managing value expected from an ERP project is actually quite simple and can start with a basic piece of paper listing the project’s business goals.

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CIOs Give Managed IT Services High Marks

With a large share of organizations either outsourcing IT functions or considering doing so, an overwhelming majority pursuing managed services are satisfied with the outcomes, according to a Read More »

Why Big IT Projects Fall Short of Expectations

It can get pretty rough out there for CIOs who oversee large-scale IT projects: For projects requiring more than $10 million in investment, the chances of delivering on time and on budget, while meeting all needed objectives, is just one in 10, according to research findings summarized in a recent report from The Boston... Read More »

10 Tips to Spring Clean Your Network

When it comes to spring cleaning, most people make order in their homes but overlook the place that needs the most attention: their office. It's not just the paperwork and business cards that build up and get in the way of productivity, it's files and excess data on corporate networks that negatively impact productivity and pose security risks to the organization. Paul Castiglione, senior... Read More »

Why a Compliance Gap Costs Time and Money

A new survey on workforce compliance reveals one-half of businesses use separate IT systems or manual processes for compliance requirements. Systems to handle human capital management, such as paying employees, managing their time and administering their benefits, are called HCM processes.... Read More »

Why Companies Struggle With IoT Data

With the Internet of things poised to grow into a nearly $9 billion market by 2020, organizations are only beginning to tap into its potential. And, like any relatively new technology, they're running into obstacles in attempting to translate tech investment into business-benefiting results. For starters, a great deal of companies struggle to collect and analyze IoT project data in a timely... Read More »

Six Biggest Challenges Facing IT Managers

When it comes to being a boss, there are plenty of scary statistics out there–especially for CIOs. Nearly three out of 10 large IT projects fail. And the average cost overrun on IT projects is 27%, with one out of six IT projects having cost overruns of 200%. To get to the root of the causes behind these and other leadership issues, APQC has released Read More »

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