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Why Unclear Directives Hinder App Development

The majority of application development and delivery professionals deal with problems related to missed requirements on a regular basis, according to a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Blueprint Software. The accompanying report, titled "The Impacts Of Missed Requirements In Agile Delivery and... Read More >

How Custom Software Drives Digital Transformations

The vast majority of executives said their company has either already completed or is expecting to complete a digital business transformation within the next five years—and many said the deployment of custom software solutions is helping them get there, Read More >

Why APIs Are Agents of Change for Digitalization

Digital platforms are the key to innovative business models and quality customer interaction. Read More >

Nine Advantages of Open Source Software

Even though some IT leaders shy away from open-source technology, its origins are rooted in traditional IT processes. Open-source software has come a long way over the years, and the always-active open-source communities are one of the primary reasons for the tech’s success. As a result, more than half of the software acquired over the next several years will be open source, according to... Read More >

Koko.org Builds Apps for the Apes

The world-famous Gorilla Foundation turns to self-built applications to take primate research into the digital age. Read More >

Are CIOs Ready to Mine the API Gold Rush?

APIs are at the heart of new business models and ecosystems driving today’s enterprises. Read More >

How Carnival Cruise Navigates IT on the High Seas

The Miami-based cruise line adopts an applications management solution to connect its ships and business operations more effectively. Read More >

Demand for Apps Grows but Quality Takes a Hit

Tech departments are allocating a significantly larger share of their overall budgets to quality assurance (QA) and testing, according to a recent survey from Capgemini. Produced in conjunction with HP, the resulting "Read More >

Top Advantages of DevOps and Continuous Delivery

CIOs and their tech teams are constantly under the gun to test and launch digital products and services faster–at lower costs. Fortunately, there are two increasingly popular ways to do so: continuous delivery and DevOps. A report from McKinsey & Company, titled "Read More >

CIO Changes IT Into Driver of Innovation

The CIO of Mentor Graphics helped make IT an objective-driven department, with every IT employee's purpose directly connected to the organization's mission. Read More >

10 Steps to Swiftly Deploy Mobile Apps

To bridge the gap between mobile app supply and demand, speed is essential, and a Rapid Mobile App Development (RMAD) strategy helps IT teams meet the challenge. According to Gartner, 20 million enterprise apps will be built in the next five years. IT leaders are expected to speed up the development of enterprise... Read More >

Discover the Key Issues and Best Practices Around BRMS

Join industry experts for a wide-ranging discussion of business rules management software on May 20th. Read More >

How to Make Enterprise Software More Appealing

There should be a compelling business case to utilize enterprise software, but efforts often fall short. Here are some tips to get the most out of your apps. Read More >

Dialing Into Digital Tickets

CIOs shouldn't underestimate the speed at which ticketing is changing. But it isn't only the transportation industries that need to adopt digital systems. Read More >

CentralLite Makes Connection Count Through APIs

The manufacturer of energy management systems builds a robust API platform to support the Internet of things. Read More >

How Shadow IT Transformed the Role of CIO

The majority of CIOs feel that their role is changing–and the rising trend of shadow IT is having a significant impact on this sentiment, according to a recent survey from BT Global Services. The report, titled "Art of Connecting: Creativity and the Modern CIO," indicates that CIOs must adapt due to shifting demands among... Read More >

Global IT Spending Expected to Rise in 2015

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 >

App Outages Pose Costly Challenges for CIOs

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 downtime... Read More >

What CIOs Must Know About Managing Enterprise Apps

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 >

Employees Aren't Fully Using Work Software

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 >

12 Lessons Learned From Software Meltdowns

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 >

The Growing Impact of Autonomics

The autonomics market is in a state of flux, but 2015 stands to be a landmark year as enterprises increasingly realize significant benefits through the use of autonomic agents. Read More >

How Digital Labor Is Transforming IT

Robotic process automation has the potential to usher in a new era of innovation, data analytics and significant labor cost reductions. Read More >

Mobile App Risks in Highly Regulated Industries

Mobile apps deployed by organizations in highly regulated industries must conform with multiple regulations, including record retention, patient privacy and data breach notifications. Read More >

Location, Location, Location

When considering new IT tools and systems, CIO need to keep in mind that geolocation data will become play increasingly important business role in the near future. Read More >

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