It Management Practices Category
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 >
IT managers said they make a wide range of efforts to boost the productivity and effectiveness of their users, but many users don't think the technology department is aligned with the needs of the business, according to a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting for Nexthink. The accompanying report, "
A significant percent of CIOs and other IT decision-makers consider digital transformation "Topic A" on their technology agenda, according to a recent survey from BMC. Successful transformations are currently creating new sources of revenue, improving operations and establishing... Read More >
While the majority of CIOs and other technology leaders believe they should be leading innovation efforts throughout their organization's business efforts, relatively few are actually doing this, according to the recent CIO survey from Harvey Nash and KPMG. The resulting report, "CIO Survey... Read More >
Companies face steep and annually rising noncompliance fines, and they fear that noncompliance could cause their businesses to close, according to a new study. The study, which was conducted by Vanson Bourne for Veritas Technologies, examines the potential impact of the European Union's General... Read More >
The majority of organizations experience unplanned IT systems outages, which can stall their digital transformation efforts, according to a recent survey from Veeam Software. The resulting report, "Why Organizations Still Struggle to Digitally Transform and Innovate," indicates that this issue speaks to bigger-picture... Read More >
While a majority of organizations employ third-party service providers for some IT needs, a significant number of them plan to increase their use of in-house IT services in 2017, according to a recent survey from Clutch. The accompanying report, "IT Services for the Enterprise:... Read More >
A clear majority of organizations have a growing or high interest in the industrial internet of things (IIoT), according to a recent survey from the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network. The resulting report, "The Impact of Connectedness on Competitiveness," indicates that these manufacturing-based... Read More >
For CIOs and business leaders, digital transformation is about far more than "new tech toys." It's about overhauling the way organizations execute their core operational strategies and create jobs, according to "Digital Transformation Expected to Fuel–Not Curb–Job Creation," a recent survey from Appian. The... Read More >
While the vast majority of IT decision-makers believe that modernized technology systems have become critical, what are considered conventional or legacy technologies account for most of today's apps, infrastructure and workplace tools, according to a recent survey from Avanade. The resulting report, "Read More >
A recent report predicts that traditional business models will be disrupted over the next two years, and it advocates "unprecedented levels of collaboration" within enterprises and among external partners, manufacturers, vendors and regulators to safeguard security. Disruption results from an over-reliance on fragile connectivity, which includes two other themes—distortion and... Read More >
Challenged by the fast pace of digital transformation, many companies are increasing their investment in IT service management (ITSM) as a potential solution, according to a recent survey from BMC. The resulting report, "
While most business and technology executives feel that their company has a high "digital IQ," their confidence in their organization's tech acumen is slipping, according to a recent survey from PwC. The resulting report, "A Decade of Digital: Keeping Pace With Transformation," reveals that most of the... Read More >
A new survey says that technological innovation is crucial to modern enterprises' ability to solve business challenges, pursue innovation and drive higher revenues. Almost half of CIOs must follow the board's vision, but one-third said they have "wide scope to pursue innovations, whether they receive a free hand on IT or the directors' backing for their work colleagues' new ideas," the report... Read More >
In the past, traditional process-driven organizations generally viewed data as a secondary byproduct. Now, however, many of these enterprises are using data strategically to help them become more competitive, increase revenue and profits, reduce risk and begin new initiatives, according to a new report. Some are even building entire business models in order to deliver exceptional products and... Read More >
With storage capabilities struggling to keep up with the growth of data, the majority of CIOs and other organizational leaders are reassessing their data storage approaches and strategies, according to a recent survey from SUSE. The resulting report, "Numbers Tell Stories," indicates that most IT... Read More >
Memo to CIOs: You're going to need a bigger boat for IT. Why? Because ever-shifting technology and business innovations are redefining tech departments: They are increasingly morphing into broad technology ecosystems that expand via internal and external tech integration, as opposed to sitting still as standalone units, according to a recent article from McKinsey and Company. The article, "