It Management Practices Category
Business leaders worldwide believe the success of their enterprise depends on successfully deploying intelligent automation (IA) during the next five years, according to a report from Avanade. However, while the majority of business leaders recognize the growing importance of investing in... Read More >
As company culture and existing "organizational context" (attributes in the environment that can influence performance) keep CIOs from being as effective as they could be, many business executives said that IT is either significantly or fully replaceable by third-party services, according to a recent survey from McKinsey and Company. The resulting article, "
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, "
Instead of deferring any and all tech-related issues to the IT department, today's most successful C-suite leaders are diving deeply into technology challenges and solutions, according to a recent survey from ThoughtWorks. The accompanying report, "Read More >
In an effort to digitally transform their companies, the majority of enterprises are integrating their security teams into DevOps methodologies—or are trying to do so—a new survey finds. Faster app development can open a company to security risks, however. So how can enterprises increase both simultaneously? A new survey, "Read More >
A combination of employee cultural shifts and the dominate role technology plays in our lives has resulted in organizations committing to a digital workplace, according to a recent survey from Dimension Data. The resulting report, "
World-class IT organizations are significantly boosting the bottom-line performance of their companies, according to recent research from the Hackett Group. The accompanying report, "Beyond World-Class Service: IT's Digital Capability Imperative," defines "world class"... Read More >
A commitment to emerging technology, when combined with a dedication to better user and customer experiences, is translating into significant revenue gains for companies, according to a recent survey from Alfresco. The resulting report, "The Great Rethink:... Read More >
A majority of IT departments are deploying data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions and are reaping significant savings, according to a recent survey from Intel Data Center Manager and Schneider Electric. The resulting report, "DCIM Solution... Read More >
While relatively few companies are making extensive use of both cloud computing and DevOps, those that commit to both are achieving vastly improved key performance indicators (KPIs) as a result, according to a recent survey from CA Technologies. The accompanying report, "Read More >
If your IT employees feel like they're on a perpetual hamster wheel—working hard but not really moving forward—they're far from alone: Tech leaders and staffers spend the vast majority of their time "keeping the lights on" instead of innovating, according to a recent survey from Sungard Availability Services. The accompanying "Little... Read More >
A new survey finds a "widespread stall" in digital transformation efforts, suggesting that its leadership is in crisis. Half of senior executives polled said their company is not successfully executing 50 percent of its strategies, according to the new report from Wipro Digital, "Read More >
There's a huge difference between how companies' executives believe they are encouraging a digital culture and how employees think their leadership is doing, according to a recent survey from Capgemini and Brian Solis, a prominent digital analyst and author. The resulting report, "The Digital... Read More >
The line between business and technology strategies has begun to blur, according to a new study, and IT personnel increasingly operate at the core of their organizations. As a result, IT leaders face two sets of challenges: executing day-to-day IT operations efficiently and cost-effectively, and developing the technological foundations for innovation and future growth, according to the "
While nearly all IT and business decision-makers believe automation plays a critical role in ongoing digital transformation efforts, most admit that they haven't made enough progress in this area, according to a recent survey from Infosys. The resulting report, "Human Amplification in the Enterprise: Automation. Innovation.... Read More >
While the majority of U.S. CIOs consider themselves well-briefed about the European Union's pending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), they are concerned about its impact on their ability to use data related to European customers and individuals, according to a recent survey from Compuware. With the May 25, 2018 deadline approaching, the "
WAN managers need flexible network services due to the growing demand for higher bandwidth and predictable connectivity to applications that are remote, according to a new study, "State of the WAN Report," conducted SD WAN-supplier Aryaka. Traditional Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) no longer satisfies that need in a... Read More >
Whether you're on the beach, by the pool or just taking the train to work, you can make the most of these summer months by immersing yourself in these informative books about leadership, innovation and digital transformations. To offer suggestions, we've come up with the following list of business and tech-themed titles. Two of them offer in-depth insights into the ever-evolving relationship... Read More >