The business is increasingly side-stepping the IT function to procure new technologies. Do you have the right governance in place to encourage innovation and ensure investment is directed for maximum impact?
Read this report to find out:
• how to balance the opportunities and risks from emerging technology
• how to ensure funding for innovation is available and prioritised
• where to direct funds for innovation
• why ‘guardrails’ work better than rules in the current environment.
Download the report now
Voke conducted a survey of 505 participants from technology and non-technology companies to explore their use of service virtualization and its results. Organizations using service virtualization experienced fewer defects, reduced software cycles, and increased customer satisfaction.
The 2015 Service Virtualization Market Snapshot™ REPORT by Voke Research provides real-world data to help you justify the investment in service virtualization.
In the age of evolving shopper expectations and technology advancements, the global retail industry is in the midst of a profound shift in retail operations. To gain a deeper understanding of retailers’ focus, concerns and investment plans, Zebra conducted a global research study across a wide spectrum of retail segments, including: specialty stores, department stores, apparel merchants, supermarkets, electronics, home improvement and drugstore chains. The results of this study are shared in this 2017 Retail Vision Study.
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Dec 13, 2018
Despite increasing security budgets, companies find there is too much data for new tools to analyze, not enough skilled IT security professionals and little confidence in current technology investments. Read the “2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report” to learn how your peers are managing increased breaches, vulnerabilities and encrypted traffic. How does your cyberthreat approach compare to other security pros who are protecting their organizations? Learn now.
Published By: Stratavia
Published Date: Nov 20, 2007
This whitepaper is directed to technology executives and team members who are looking to increase the efficiency and operational maturity of their IT operations. It will discuss in detail the following five steps, each required to fully realize the potential of your technology investments.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Mar 08, 2018
Which questions have you overlooked and why do the answers matter?
According to Gartner, “OT SRM (security and risk management) leaders must ask the right questions during the technology procurement process to achieve long-term success in their security investments.” Further, Gartner states, “Translating IT security practices and copying IT security technology will not result in a secure operational technology (OT) environment.”
By reading “7 Questions SRM Leaders Aren't Asking OT Security Providers,” you’ll learn which questions to ask, why they matter, and be armed with follow-up guidance to make smarter decisions. Questions covered include:
- Does the Solution Provide Asset Discovery to Enable Operational Continuity and System Integrity?
- Does the Solution Detect and Alert on Known Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures?
- Does Your Solution Provide IT Support in Addition to OT?
- Does Your Solution Support Secure IT/OT Alignment?
Threats and vulnerabilities originally targeti
Published By: GlobalSpec
Published Date: Nov 21, 2008
Gain practical tips for making marketing work in a difficult business environment, helping to prevent a downward spiral of falling behind, gain market share from competitors who cut back, and position your company for a surge when conditions improve.
The financial collapse of 2008 had the greatest impact on the financial services industry since World War II, resulting in consolidation and extensive regulation. The crisis coincided with increased competition from emerging economic powers, nonbanks and fintech organizations. Consumer behavior, from the adoption of mobile banking to P2P payments, forced banks to retool and respond with innovative products and investments in new delivery channels. Technology changed rapidly as well. In the capital markets, trading became fully automated, with pricing, risk decisions and settlement across exchanges made in milliseconds
All-flash storage arrays—with increasingly attractive performance levels— are a much sounder investment than traditional spinning disks. If you’re looking for affordable ways to boost application performance and simplify data management, you need to evaluate flash technology and how it can deliver a compelling return on investment. Watch this short webcast featuring industry experts including IDC, discuss proven strategies and best practices.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Mar 19, 2018
We know that flash storage can provide significant benefits and deliver needed agility for large businesses, but what about medium-sized businesses (MMB = 500 to 999 employees)?
IBM asked Forrester Consulting to look into adoption and use of flash storage technologies by mid-market organizations. A snapshot survey of 106 IT professionals found the following:
› MMBs are actively adopting flash storage
› Flash is exceeding expectations regarding cloud management, flexibility and security
› A majority of respondents expect to continue their investments, with almost half aspiring to an all-flash storage environment.
To learn more download this report.
When it comes to display technology today, businesses tend to invest in flat panel TVs without much thought. But visual communication is an important element essential for success. When a new product is unveiled to a room of editors, when engineers analyze a circuit board, or when a teacher attempts to bring a classroom subject to life, visuals are as powerful as the spoken word, if not more.
This paper offers insight on the state of visual display to ensure you make the right decision on your next investment, whether it’s a replacement, revamp, or remodel. Learn how to use and maintain visual display technology to make the greatest positive impact on your organization with the highest return of investment.
As Apple device numbers rise in business and education environments
around the globe, it’s imperative that technology investments are
maximized so that organizations can leverage Mac, iPad, iPhone and
Apple TV to their full potential. This can put a heavy burden on IT
staff that are now tasked with managing this influx of new devices –
especially those of you in established Windows environments.
Creating predictive analytics from alternative data has become the current focus of the biggest quant trading firms in the industry
The democratization of financial services data and technology, together with more intense competition, makes the needs of today’s market participants vastly different from those of previous generations. Firms must locate untapped sources of data for both public and non-public companies. This alternative data, such as payment data and other non-public information, from sources beyond the common channels, can be a predictive indicator of market performance; a difference maker in assisting firms as they develop models to evaluate their investments.
By combining our unique data sets with advanced analytics, traders, analysts and managers can seek predictive signals and actionable information utilizing their own models.
View our research report to learn how alternative data, our 'Information Alpha,' can help you earn differentiated investment returns.
This Gleansight benchmark report is based on the experiences of 229 companies and includes the following sections: Reasons to Implement, Challenges, Value Drivers, Core Technologies and Success Story. It also includes a Vendor Landscape with descriptions and analysis of 32 solution providers.
Most organizations today have business intelligence (BI) tools or at least some way of churning out reports. Fewer have a true business intelligence strategy or a well-architected BI platform for generating actionable insights. Broadly considered, BI encompasses all aspects of gathering, storing, cleansing, analyzing and distributing data. This Gleansight benchmark report reveals how Top Performers are justifying their investments in next-generation BI capabilities, how they're overcoming implementation and organizational hurdles, and how, as a result of their investments, they're now able to make more timely and better informed business decisions across multiple organizational functions.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has arrived. Every company doing business with
European customers — regardless of location — must make considerable governance, people, process,
and technology changes to comply with the new rules. While companies have made progress, more work
remains. To succeed, they must tackle key challenges, including data identification, mapping, and access
management. Despite the work ahead, forward-looking businesses understand GDPR is an opportunity.
This is a transformation for a data-savvy world, with the potential to yield enhanced customer and
business benefits. Investment in solutions with data privacy, security, and compliance offerings that can
protect data no matter where it’s stored — on-premises and in the cloud — can ease companies along
their readiness journeys and help them achieve and sustain compliance from May 25, 2018, and onward
Whilst the FSI sector races to implement cutting-edge technologies such as AI, blockchain and automation, there are no mutually agreed upon set of best practices to implement these technologies. As a result, organisations are using their own blend
of strategic initiatives and company culture to drive innovation, with varying levels of success. To help, this article features advice from five of the leading experts in the FSI and technology sector today.
Several of the most visible tactics to kick-start innovation in FSI organisations include launching innovation or incubation centres, launching hackathons, partnering with or acquiring start-ups, venture investment or simply trying to develop solutions in house. Whilst each of these approaches has potential, there is a risk that organisations fall into the trap of innovation theatre, in other words, failing to effectively integrate cutting edge technology into key business functions.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 23, 2017
About 10 years ago big data was quickly becoming the next big thing. It surged in popularity, swooning into the tech world's collective consciousness and spawning endless start-ups, thought pieces, and investment funding, and big data's rise in the startup world does not seem to be slowing down.
But something's been happening lately: big data projects have been failing, or have been sitting on a shelf somewhere and not delivering on their promises. Why?
To answer this question, we need to look at big data's defining characteristic - or make that characteristics, plural - or what is commonly known as 'the 3Vs": volume, variety and velocity.
Over the last several years CA Technologies has acquired a number of companies and their respective products, to augment its continuous delivery suite and, especially, its DevTest portfolio. In particular, it has recently acquired Grid-Tools and Rally Software. Bloor Research has been asked to explore how Grid Tools’ products – now known as CA Test Data Manager (formerly Datamaker and CA Datafinder) and CA Agile Requirements Designer (formerly Agile Designer) expand and augment the capabilities provided by CA Service Virtualization (previously iTKO’s LISA) and CA Agile Central (formerly Rally), making the whole greater than the sum of the parts.
Traditional IT finance funding processes can no longer keep pace with fast-changing customer demands. Discover a more dynamic approach to funding technology and innovation – one that enables investing almost anytime and anywhere.
Read this briefing to find out:
• why funding must be uncoupled from the annual budgeting process
• how the decentralisation of IT is shaping investment strategies
• what a new approach to evaluating success should look like
• how Technology Business Management can help.
Published By: Tealium
Published Date: Feb 20, 2015
Unify Your Marketing Technology and Data–It’s Easy
Download our free guidebook, “Build Your Own Marketing Cloud™,” to learn how to maximize your technology investments and drive superior cross-channel experiences.
To ensure the full potential of your virtual platform solution, you need to make sure your application and storage network is prepared to handle the added stresses of a virtual machine (VM) infrastructure. F5® technology enables your network to adapt to virtualization needs, ensure high availability (HA), maximize resources, and improve performance so you can get the most out of your investment.
Forrester’s study yielded four key findings:
• High customer expectations have led B2B firms to shift toward rich omni-channel experiences.
• Providing a comprehensive omni-channel experience helps ensure customer loyalty.
• Merchants will fall behind if they fail to adapt their technology to buyer needs.
• Technology investment must be aligned with organizational and process change.