Organizations wishing to unlock the full potential of mobility must master a wide range of technologies and skills, many of which are unfamiliar to IT staff. In today's blog post, Nick Jones, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner, shares Gartners top 10 mobile technologies and capabilities that organizations must master in 2015 and 2016.
Vendor Differentiation - Andrew Lerner
It’s no secret that when clients talk to Gartner, they often ask about the differences between vendors’ solutions. In addition to end-user clients, we speak regularly to vendors and I talk to roughly 25-30 on a semi-regular basis (in the Networking, ADC, WOC, DDI space). Thus, one of the things that analysts often ask vendors […]
Power Shift: Marketing Takes on More Information Technology Decisions
"Shadow IT" may be finally coming out of the shadows, and even leading the way in cloud computing decisions. Many of the cloud workload decisions now being made are being done so by lines of business, especially marketing. That's the conclusion of a new survey of 302 executives conducted by Everest [...]
How to Bring Shadow IT Under Control
Most business units these days are leveraging cloud services, and a majority of them are bypassing IT to do it, according to a new study. While many IT departments want to take charge of provisioning cloud services, it may make more sense to get your arms around compliance and governance first.
Are CIOs Losing Power?
A new study by Forrester illuminates the changing IT landscape, finding that the share of IT projects primarily or exclusively run by IT department will decline from 55% in 2009 to 47% in 2015.
5 trends that will make or break the CIO in 2014 - Information Age
1. From CIO to CDIO: IT gets its chance to shine in digital Next year is all about digital, much like most of 2013, only this time IT will have caught up and the CIO has the opportunity to take centre stage. Previously we have seen those with a marketing background take on digital leadership roles, with their customer engagement skills key to success. However, 2014 will need greater focus on technology know how, complex technical project delivery and cost control - strengths of the IT…
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