Research reveals CIOs relying on intuition than data for big decisions


The role of the CIO has always been a high pressured one. But the majority of execs don’t help themselves by all too often relying on intuition and gut feel rather than data.

That’s the latest finding from research conducted by Colt. Of the 301 European senior technology decision makers questioned, more than two thirds (68%) of CIOs say they base high pressure decisions on instinct and experience more than any other factor. Despite that, three quarters (76%) admitted their...

By James Bourne, 23 November 2015, 0 comments. Categories: CIO, Data & Analytics, Enterprise Mobility.

Why the digital revolution is creating data challenges for the NHS

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The digital revolution has created fundamental and irreversible changes to our way of life in terms of how we use technology such as tablets, smartphones and wearables. This is particularly true in the healthcare sector, where digitally enabled services are vital to realise those all-important costs savings as it heads to 2020.

Indeed, with government cuts being enforced onto an already stretched NHS, the healthcare sector needs to implement radical digital transformation strategies...

By Nik Stanbridge, 19 November 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Data Loss, Wearables.

Synchronoss and Goldman Sachs come together for enterprise mobility partnership


Cloud solutions provider Synchronoss Technologies has announced a new venture to develop mobile solutions leveraging technology from investment bank Goldman Sachs.

The move has come about with both parties expressing a significant market need and opportunity in mobile security. Goldman Sachs’ development team has already built Lagoon, a mobile app management (MAM) development framework built in a secure container designed to satisfy compliance requirements.

The venture also...

By James Bourne, 29 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise Mobility, Security.

Jasper hooks up with IBM for end to end IoT deployment

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First it was VMware; then it was Salesforce and SAP. Now IoT platform provider Jasper has announced an alliance with IBM to integrate its Control Center platform with the tech giant’s IoT Foundation.

The two firms will provide end to end IoT deployment, managing application development throughout the service lifecycle, as well as analytics and automation through IBM Bluemix and device, application ,and Control Center IoT service data through the IBM IoT...

By James Bourne, 27 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise Mobility, IoT.

Enterprises still struggling to meet standards for data security and control


Two in three enterprises fail to meet best practice standards for data control while more than three quarters fail to mark sensitive data during the testing and development phase of a project, according to the latest research from Actifio and IDC.

The research, which has been published in a paper entitled ‘Common Gaps in Data Control: Identifying, Quantifying, and Solving Them Using Best Practices’, argues enterprises are struggling to keep track of their data being both...

By James Bourne, 19 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Data Loss, Employees, Enterprise Mobility.

The importance of the 'interconnected enterprise' to future business

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By 2017, 84% of IT leaders will look to IT infrastructure involving a direct, secure, physical or virtual connection between a company and its partners, customers and employees, compared to just 38% of organisations today.

That’s the key finding from a global study by Equinix which polled more than 1000 IT decision makers across five continents on the ‘interconnected enterprise’. Plenty has been written in this publication concerning the workplace of the future,...

By James Bourne, 19 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Collaboration, Data & Analytics, Employees, Productivity.

This tool aims to help businesses achieve faster software delivery through DevOps


Micro Focus has released its latest business delivery platform for agile software development, Atlas 2.0, on a subscription basis starting from $60 per month per user.

Atlas 2.0 aims to help business analysts in agile software delivery organisations manage agile communication more effectively, ensuring that the development process quickly changes to the changing needs of an organisation.

The system captures data from several different sources for analysis, prioritisation, documentation...

By Enterprise CIO, 07 September 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Development, Enterprise Mobility, Productivity.

ROI and enterprise mobility: The Holy Grail or more technology snake oil?


Updated Enterprise mobility offers an unmatched opportunity to transform your business processes. This is not change in the form of a large consultancy approach, where massive business processes are redesigned over months and end users are repurposed, but rather change through simply removing large swaths of administration steps in your current process.

By example, let’s look at field requisitions of new equipment or supplies. Currently, a request is filled out or emailed so it can pass by...

By Mary Brittain-White, 02 July 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise Mobility, Monetisation.

The rise of the data scientist: How it makes analytics a business driver


I love technology because of the ways in which it changes society, and one of the first manifestations of that is new jobs: today, I’d like to look at the rise of the data scientist. I’ve previously discussed the ways in which traditional Business Intelligence tools that rely on reactive data warehouses and analysis cubes are being supplanted by nimble, real-time analytics tools...

By David Akka, 01 April 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Employees, Enterprise Mobility.

The rise of systems of intelligence: Rethinking your enterprise data strategy


By Adam Spearing, VP Platform EMEA, Salesforce

The sheer amount of data being created is staggering. According to IBM, 2.5 exabytes of data was generated every day in 2012. The importance of data is becoming so big, even the US Government has launched an initiative to help access and analyse it.

It is no longer sufficient for organisations to have a strategy around legacy data. Instead, they need a plan that considers the evolving...

By, 27 February 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Big Data, Data & Analytics, Enterprise Mobility.