From Information Age Technology trends come and go, but the need for information is constant. 50-plus years into the digital revolution, and 'information' is still a strategic concern for IT leaders. Indeed, analyst company Gartner lists 'information' among the 'Nexus of Forces' currently shaping the IT industry, alongside newcomers cloud, mobile and ... read more..
From Computerworld.com Despite strong support from IT pros, SharePoint faces increased scepticism from business leaders and it's unclear whether the collaboration product will deliver cloud, social and mobile advancements needed for future growth. Those are some of the findings from a new Forrester Research study published last week titled SharePoint Enters Its ... read more..
T-Systems on Cloud 7.0T-Systems kicked off the telco journey into cloud services in 2004, when it formed the development teams that would launch its first Dynamic Services products from 2005. T-Systems next stage in development of cloud services is to productise the applications software platforms that it has built for ... read more..
Long-Term Retention of Content Still an Issue for OrganisationsFrom attending Ovum Information Management events it is clear that the long-term preservation of information is still an issue for many organisations in both the private and public sectors. This is something that organisations must address if they are to ensure that ... read more..
Driving business value from content managementApril 2012CatalystSocial networks, wikis, blogs and content stored on mobile devices are just some of the many new sources of content that are contributing to the growth in the amount of enterprise content. In addition, organisations are handling higher volumes of paper-based documents, which are ... read more..
Big Data Creates Demand for Analytics SkillsThe emergence of big data promises to create IT jobs, with business intelligence (BI) and analytics expertise the key drivers. As big data increasingly becomes part of corporate IT strategies and infrastructure, organisations will be on the lookout for specialist analytics skills to unlock ... read more..
Information SecurityInformation security is now a challenge throughout the enterprise, and not just at gateways on the edge of networks. In particular the use of a large number of diverse types of endpoint devices is making the endpoint one of the most vulnerable pieces of the entire enterprise IT infrastructure. ... read more..
A collection of recent NCC research, thought leadership articles, events, webinars and videos, to help those interested in professional development get up to speed with the key management issues in the use of collaboration tools including social media, SharePoint, workflow and BPM software.These technologies promise to help us collaborate ... read more..
Mobile devices are being used to prevent fraudThe growing use of mobile devices for a whole range of business and private applications provides many advantages. However, while we all appreciate the benefits of instant access to information on the move, there are often security implications that need to be addressed. ... read more..
CMS is the hot topic for 2011Ovum participated in Danish-headquartered J Boye's inaugural European CMS Expert Group in London in February 2011. This non-competitive community of practice intends to draw together the lessons and best practices around content management systems (CMSs), particularly their deployment, to enable organizations to get the ... read more..
15 February 2011 Networking Seminar Download the PDF presentation slides: The Business Case For SharePoint 2010 - Ian Woodgate SharePoint 2010Putting together the business case - Stephen Fox In the last three years, the adoption of Microsoft SharePoint as an IT infrastructure platform has been ... read more..
Driving value from next generation CRM October 2010 Catalyst As the main conduit between a business and its customers, customer relationship management (CRM) solutions continue to be an area of strategic importance both technically and strategically, and often are the first enterprise application area where new business practices and technologies ... read more..
Case management is the new term for what was previously called transactional content management (TCM) by enterprise content management (ECM) vendors. This change of name is important because case management is also the term used to describe the way in which employees handle their workloads in particular industries, for example ... read more..
John Lovelock, Chief Executive of FAST IiS (the Federation Against Software Theft and Investors in Software), discusses possible threats to the digital economy. The digital economy has received much publicity over the last year, and especially the last few weeks. The Governments Digital Britain Report has led to the Digital ... read more..
Interest and deployment of SharePoint keeps on growing this trend will continue with the recent announcement of SharePoint 2010. The latest version of this versatile collaboration tool delivers a more robust and feature rich solution set, but is SharePoint 2010 right for you? We are running a series of ... read more..
ECM has the power to transform employee productivity, drive down costs and reduce the carbon footprint for any organisation. But many organisations have yet to achieve maximum value from the investment. From clearly defining corporate expectations up front, to ensuring user buy-in, only the right approach can ensure that organisations ... read more..
In November Microsoft released a beta version of SharePoint 2010. This is the fourth version of SharePoint, and the product is showing its maturity with a lot of improvements from the 2007 version. Indeed, whether or not you currently have SharePoint, 2010 is worth a serious look, and in this ... read more..
Cirquent's Tim Haigh explains why customer relationship management is evolving to become 'stakeholder' relationship management. Relatively few companies have incorporated customer relationship management technologies effectively, even though the concept has been around for a long time now. Many early adopters failed to implement often highly complex and costly systems successfully, with ... read more..
Gone are the days of a year or so ago where businesses were frivolously splashing the cash on anything from office parties to new offices and bonuses. Even IT was making the most of the spending game, pouring a considerable amount of money into servers, storage and other infrastructure without ... read more..
SharePoint is a powerful product but a careful and considered approach is needed for a successful implementation. Ian Woodgate from PointBeyond shares his top 10 tips to help your organisation avoid some of the pitfalls commonly seen. Choosing to implement SharePoint is a ... read more..
RD investment still exists in West Midlands! Despite the majority of ICT businesses in the West Midlands region employing fewer than ten people, almost 500 of them are engaging in research and development, according to a survey by the West Midlands ICT cluster. Even during the recession, 33 percent of the 1,503 ... read more..
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