It's clear that the cloud is profoundly changing the way organizations approach business and IT. It's ushering in huge efficiency and cost gains–and enabling a more agile and flexible framework that taps into the opportunities of the digital age. Yet, many organizations continue to struggle with the question of how to use Software as a Service (SaaS) to maximum advantage, and how to... Read More »
Overall worldwide spending on technology is expected to rise at a healthy rate in 2015, according to the most recent market forecast from Gartner. The nearly 2.5% increase, however, is actually down from prior predictions of just under 4%, Gartner reports. The highly regarded tech research and advisory company regularly releases its Read More »
The majority of CIOs are failing to meet their organizations’ needs when it comes to providing instant, uninterrupted access to business apps, according to a recent survey from Veeam Software. And the inability to provide these IT services is costing organizations money: Unplanned application... Read More »
QuinStreet editors will offer advice to IT leaders on managing enterprise apps at a Google Hangout streamed on this page on Thursday, Feb. 5th. Please join us here at 1:30 ET/10:30 PT.Read More »
An overwhelming majority of workers don’t use the work software that IT has provided to them, according to a recent survey from Coupa Software. Among the reasons why: The products aren’t relevant to their day-to-day roles, they’re unreliable and they’re not... Read More »
More and more companies rely on open-source software (OSS), and in this software-driven economy, an open-source policy is critical. It sets guidelines regarding use, license compliance and how to mitigate against operational risks. OSS's ever-increasing complexity also makes it necessary to have clearly defined policies. The appetite for OSS is growing in enterprises.
The deployment of business apps over the Internet will increase considerably during the next year, according to a recent survey from Akamai Technologies. Much of this is driven by the mobility-driven demise of the traditional workplace, along with the need for greater collaboration and... Read More »
Software for high-risk operations and mission-critical services requires a level of discipline and care above and beyond normal product development. Below are 12 software malfunctions (some are also coupled with hardware faults) and lessons learned, according to Perforce Software, which offers a management and collaboration platform. "This awful menagerie of failures tells us that the human... Read More »