Is the cloud more—or less—secure than on-premises data centers? The "2017 Cloud Security Report," a study from Alert Logic, found 51 percent more security incidents per customer in on-premises installations than in public clouds. However, the report pointed out that more incidents do not... Read More >
With demand for custom apps soaring, the presence of citizen developers is expected to grow over the next two years, according to a recent survey from FileMaker. The accompanying report, "Custom Apps: The Engine for Digital Transformation," defines custom apps as ones that a business designs and... Read More >
With the majority of IT departments managing hundreds or thousands of custom apps and developing many of them in-house, a growing number of organizations are investing in automated continuous testing, according to a recent survey from CA Technologies. The resulting report, "
The majority of professionals feel that collaborative solutions play a key role in helping their organization achieve critical business goals, according to a recent survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. The resulting report, sponsored by Insight,... Read More >
Demand is strong for enterprise mobile apps, but penetration is low, and few employees are satisfied with their company apps compared to their personal, non-work apps, says a new study, "Functional But Unfriendly: A UX Study of Enterprise Mobile App User Experience." "There is a large unmet appetite for apps among the... Read More >
While organizations view automated software testing as a key component of agile tech deployment, many aren't capable of implementing this capability, according to a recent survey from Zephyr. The resulting report, "How the World Tests 2016," indicates that a notable share of IT teams struggle with a lack of... Read More >
Databases are vital to digital transformation, according to a new survey from NuoDB, "Benchmarking Strategic Technology Initiatives with Software Companies," and agility is also essential. As the software industry transitions from on-premises implementations to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) approach, companies are... Read More >
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 >
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,
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 >
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 "
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 >
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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 >