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  • Are Rival Partnerships the Future of IT Outsourcing?

    HCL and CSC, companies that have often competed for customers, have teamed to focus on legacy application modernization and cloud hosting. Could partnerships formed by rivals prove more valuable than mega-acquisitions as IT outsourcing providers respond to changing market dynamics?

    Written by Stephanie Overby23 Jan. 14 21:02
  • CIOs and CMOs Must Work Together to Satisfy Customers

    According to a new Forrester Research report, this is the 'age of the customer' and there's no time or room for turf wars, competing agendas and distrust between technology and marketing departments.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige17 Jan. 14 22:25
  • How to survive an IBM software licence audit

    While many software vendors run software license audits on customers, there are some key differences customers should be mindful of when it comes to IBM, according to a new report from advisory firm Miro Consulting.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus15 Jan. 14 20:40
  • Gartner: Global IT spending will grow slightly in 2014

    Global spending on IT and telecom products and services will grow 3.1 percent between 2013 and 2014, compared to just 0.4 percent a year earlier, with enterprise software spending driving much of the growth, according to Gartner projections.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Jan. 14 16:10
  • Global IT spending outlook 'better but subpar' for 2014, Forrester says

    Global spending on technology will rise 6.2 percent in U.S. dollars to US$2.22 trillion in 2014, helped by an improving economy and growing interest in areas such as mobility and cloud computing, according to new data from Forrester Research.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus02 Jan. 14 16:22
  • VM-based storage platform scales out to multiple sites

    Enterprises that want their storage organized around virtual machines will get more hardware options and greater scalability later this year from Tintri, a startup that specializes in VM-based storage.

    Written by Stephen Lawson08 Oct. 13 17:40
  • Forrester: Survey data dispels 'myths' about software industry trends in 2013

    Enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications may run the core operations of companies around the world, but enterprises are placing a higher priority in 2013 on other types of software, in particular business intelligence (BI), according to a new Forrester Research survey.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus07 Aug. 13 18:33
  • Software to be biggest tech spend in 2013: Forrester

    The biggest investment CIOs are making this year is on custom-built software, applications and middleware, which will reach US$542 billion globally, according to Forrester Research’s latest forecast.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett16 July 13 16:20
  • Has business intelligence failed?

    To help businesses get smarter and stronger, business intelligence (BI) systems analyse and synthesise huge pools of corporate data to create terabytes of performance-enhancing information for enterprises of all sizes.

    Written by Todd R. Weiss21 June 11 08:18
  • Forrester's iPad Security Tips

    Market researcher Forrester has some unpleasant news for those of you running iPad apps in your enterprise. Forrester's iPad take: Chances are good that commercial apps don't protect sensitive data on an iPad or iPhone.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige11 June 11 04:25