More Than Nine in Ten IT Pros See Automation as Necessary Across the Enterprise
Ninety-four percent of respondents polled by IT solutions provider BMC Software say they expect automation to move from IT across the whole business by 2020. The study, which polled 650 IT decision makers across 12 countries, also found that for three quarters (73 percent) of respondents, businesses who do not embrace IT automation as an overall strategy within five years will go bust within 10 years.
App Failure? Four Common Reasons Why and How to Avoid It in the Future
With enterprise apps not living up to employee expectations, your IT department is left at a loss for what went wrong and how to improve the problem after such a lofty investment in time and resources. Here are four common reasons why your enterprise mobile app may not have been successful and how your organization can avoid repeating the same mistakes in the future.
Here’s How Google is Preparing Android for the AI-Laden Future
The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled. The company announced TensorFlow Lite, a version of its machine learning framework that’s designed to run on smartphones and other mobile devices, during the keynote address at its Google I/O developer conference.
How to Build Apps That Make Your Employees Happy
Employees are on the go. They need mobile access to internal apps — gone are the days that a desktop-only portal makes the cut. But only 12 percent of employees use enterprise apps — even though 85 percent of the ones that do say their favorite enterprise app saves them time and 83 percent say their favorite app makes them more productive. No surprise, then, that businesses are looking to develop mobile apps that make it possible for employees to get the job done from anywhere.
Samsung Sells Five Million Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Units
Samsung Electronics has sold 5 million Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus handsets globally so far, the company said. The figure comes less than a month after the South Korean tech giant began the global launch, starting with South Korea, the US, and Canada on April 21, and in the UK, France, Germany, and Italy a week afterwards.
HPE Steps Closer to Memory-Driven Computing
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has unveiled what is touted as the world’s largest single-memory computer, the latest milestone in The Machine research project. The Machine, which is the largest R&D program in the history of the company, is aimed at delivering a new paradigm called memory-driven computing – an architecture custom-built for the big data era.
A Cloud-First Policy is Not the Answer for All Enterprise Apps
To reap the benefits, a cloud migration requires a well-thought-out IT strategy. But some enterprises continue to make the move too soon — and then pay a price. Cloud first is the new orthodoxy, and with good reason. Companies large and small are moving assets off site and into the cloud, driven by financial incentives and often enticed by the chance to access leading-edge technology without having to staff up or make large hardware investments.
Google Releases Android O in Beta, Rolls Out Android Go for Entry-Level Devices
Google has announced Android O is available in beta and highlighted several of its features at the Google I/O developer conference. In a significant move, Google announced it’s adding support for a new programming language, Kotlin.
Seventy-Three Percent of Enterprises Will Run Almost Entirely on SaaS By 2020
Enterprises are rapidly shifting to Software as a Service (SaaS), with the industry poised to generate more than $112.8 billion in revenue by 2019, according to IDC. Enterprises now use 16 SaaS apps on average—up 33 percent from last year, according to a new report from BetterCloud. And 73 percent of organizations said nearly all of their apps (more than 80 percent) will be SaaS by 2020.
Embrace Public Cloud for Digital Transformation
Digital transformation service offerings are best delivered with a hyper-scale public cloud. This is according to Mark Russinovich, CTO of Microsoft Azure. Russinovich delivered a keynote speech at the annual VeeamON conference in New Orleans, where more than 3 000 delegates gathered to unpack the latest in availability and the cloud. He said public cloud is one of the key requirements for digital transformation, and this drives home the value of public cloud.
The Anatomy of an IoT Solution: Three Layers to Success
In this data-driven age, innovation often means incorporating new technologies like blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning. Specifically for IoT, McKinsey estimates that IoT could generate $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025. This is motivating IT and business leaders to explore the potential of implementing IoT solutions into their business.
Five Lessons from Digital Transformation Pioneers
Emerging digital businesses are reshaping the landscape of many industries, from transportation and hospitality, to construction and manufacturing. As established companies respond to the pressure to compete with these digital-only companies, they are finding that their enterprise IT organizations also need to evolve both their implementation strategies and core aspects of their cultures.
Why You Need An Enterprise Architect
As more enterprises tackle digital transformation and recognize the value of aligning their IT strategy, technology and processes with broader business goals, there’s a growing need for talented pros who can reduce complexity, establish solid technology processes and ensure tech’s used consistently across business units and functional areas. Increasingly that role is filled by an enterprise architect.
Why Companies Struggle to Cultivate Digital Strategies
Companies cultivating digital strategies are struggling to facilitate transformations because most CIOs are simply not equipped to be digital leaders. While enterprise CIOs can create functional technology systems, many lack the visionary skills required to be a change agent in the digital age, according to Shawn Banerji, managing partner of the technology, digital and data leaders practice at Caldwell Partners.
Virtual Digital Assistants Will Overtake World Population By 2021
The global native digital assistant installed base is set to exceed 7.5 billion active devices by 2021, claims research and consulting firm Ovum in its Digital Assistant and Voice AI-Capable Device Forecast for 2016 to 2021.
Digital Transformation is Just Business Transformation
Everywhere people turn there are digital transformation projects popping up and people being given the shiny new title of digital transformation officer. But let’s get one thing straight: what these businesses are attempting to do isn’t really about digital first and foremost. It’s actually about the necessity of transforming their business model.