ARTICLES BY CHRISTINE KERN
When Will Your IT Customers Use The IoT?
More and more, sensors, wearables, and “smart” devices are entering the consumer market — but when will your business IT clients incorporate these technologies?
KPMG Study: Data Loss, Privacy Risk Biggest Obstacles To Cloud
A recent KPMG report, Elevating Business in the Cloud, has found increased use of cloud technology by businesses around the globe in order to better connect with their employees and customers.
One-Quarter Of Companies Fall Short Of Business Transformation Goals
A report from KPMG found that while the nearly all of U.S. companies are transforming their businesses (98 percent), about 25 percent fail to realize the optimal value of their initiatives.
Student Privacy Bills Would Limit Use Of Student Data
Educational institutions — and the government — is concerned with protecting sensitive information of their students, and legislation regarding student information privacy has been emerging in the past year. Proposed regulations could help define how student data can be stored and used.
IDG Research Study: How To Leverage ECM For Full Potential
An ERP (enterprise resource management) system is at the heart of everyday operations. But, the information stored outside of the system often creates processing delays. An IDG Research global study found that respondents agree that when information lives across multiple systems, data falls out of sync, decision making comes to a halt, and money is lost.
ISVs: Study Shows Microsoft SharePoint Is Open To Disruption
A report from Software Advice surveyed employees that use content management systems (CMS) on a daily basis and found 48 percent had considerable problems integrating their CMS with their other software solutions. The findings mirror a recent AIIM report that found only 11 percent of companies experienced successful Microsoft SharePoint implementation. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Total Data Market Could Total $115 Billion By 2019
The total data market, consisting of data platforms, data management, and analytics, is predicted to hit $115 billion — nearly doubling in size — by 2019, according to a study by 451 Research.
How Big Data Analytics Can Improve Cybersecurity For Your Government IT Clients
Government cybersecurity professionals estimate that cyber threats exist on government networks for an average of 16 days before being detected and neutralized, according to a report from MeriTalk.
How Retail VARs Can Help Retailers Avoid Losses From Overstocks And Returns
Overstocks, out-of-stocks, and returns cost global retailers as much as $1.75 trillion a year, according to a report by IHL Group and commissioned by OrderDynamics.
Data Governance, Security Concerns Drive Adoption Of Private Cloud Solutions
A survey of IT professionals conducted by CTERA shows that concerns about data governance and security are driving organizations to turn to cloud storage.