Make Room For Public Clouds In Your Industrial IoT Strategy

Forrester IT

Not too long ago, executives from manufacturing and related industries would not consider running their internet of things (IoT) initiatives from a cloud. Makers of industrial IoT software platforms have undergone a similar change of heart, pivoting from making […].

Future of Retail 2020 – Retail Industry CIOs Will Invest In Automation, Data, And Employees

Forrester IT

To understand how Forrester’s predictions will unfold in the retail industry in 2020, my colleague, Madeline Cyr, and I interviewed experts within Forrester for our series: “Applying 2020 Predictions To Retail.”

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Industrial digitalisation

Computer Weekly

We explore how back-office IT is being applied to industrial machines

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, And Mixed Reality Do Bring Value To Industry

Forrester IT

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

2019 Saw Industrial IoT Software Platforms Get Richer

Forrester IT

My colleague Michele Pelino and I published “The Forrester Wave™: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2019” recently, and we’ll be discussing the findings in more detail in a webinar on 30 January.

Slowing Growth For US Tech Budgets In 2020 And 2021, Varying By Industry

Forrester IT

age of the customer business technology (BT) consumer spending growth coronavirus industry growth market growth US tech marketEven before the threat of coronavirus, the US economy was poised for a slowdown in 2020.

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Amazon Has “Destroyed the Retail Industry”: True or False?

Forrester IT

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin followed up in a CNBC interview loudly endorsing the antitrust scrutiny: he said that Amazon has not only “destroyed the retail industry in the US” but that it has also hurt competition. Last week, the DOJ announced an antitrust investigation of Big Tech.

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Healthcare industry at greatest risk of data breach

CTOvision

The healthcare industry has significantly more exposed attack surfaces than any other industry surveyed, according to Censys’s research findings of cloud risks and cloud maturity by industry, revealed at RSA Conference 2020.

2 reasons to avoid industry-specific cloud technology

David Linthicum

Moreover, they seek vertical-specific clouds and cloud services, or clouds that are known to do well in a particular industry or sector and have services aligned with those industries. Although this may make sense at a broad level, there are some things that should call this industry-specific approach into question as you move to the cloud. Capabilities matter more than industry.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

Digitalization In Industry — Observations From Hannover Messe 2019

Forrester IT

Hannover Messe, the leading global trade fair for everything industrial, offers a great opportunity to feel the pulse of digital momentum in the industrial context.

CX Execs Rise To Power Across B2C And B2B Industries

Forrester IT

Unprecedented Growth Chief customer officers and chief experience officers were once a small community of visionaries and practitioners pioneering customer experience (CX) across industries.

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Industrial IoT Software Platforms Rise Above Just Connecting Things

Forrester IT

I have written before about the ways industrial and manufacturing firms are reinventing themselves, to become more efficient and better able to win, serve, and retain customers.

GE Announces New Industrial IoT Software Business

Forrester IT

What we know: December 13th 2018 – GE announces the formation of a new industrial IoT software business with $1.2bn in revenue (based on GE Digital sales). With GE establishing a new stand-alone software business, we examine what it means for existing and potential customers of GE Digital and for GE. The new IIoT company […]. digital business digital disruption internet of things (IoT) IoT software platforms

Forrester 2018 Mobile Banking Industry Wave™: BBVA Offers World-Class Mobile Banking Services

Forrester IT

banking benchmarks digital business digital money management mobile apps mobile services user experience Banking Digital Banking Industry Wave Mobile BankingDigital banks are not eating the incumbent banks’ lunch (yet!) but they’re certainly demonstrating voracious appetite.

Bitcoin industry enters top 10 DDoS targets

Computer Weekly

The bitcoin industry has become one of the top 10 industries most targeted by distributed denial of service attacks, a report has revealed

Ransomware attacks are now targeting industrial control systems

CTOvision

Cyber criminals are launching ransomware attacks that are specifically targeting industrial control systems (ICS) in what researchers say is the first instance of file-encrypting malware being built to directly infect computer networks that control operations in manufacturing and utilities environments. A new threat report from cybersecurity company Dragos details the characteristics of the ransomware known […]. News

AI Helping Extract Value In The Mining Industry

CTOvision

Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes showcasing the various ways in which AI is impacting the mining industry The act of extracting minerals from the earth is quite disruptive to the environment.

Technology Transforming the Health Industry

IT Toolbox

The health industry is constantly changing and improving. With all of the innovation happening in the field today, many people are excited for the future

How To Unlock Tech Industry Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

Of course this isn't a problem unique to the tech industry. But the tech industry sits at the heart of the digital transformation of many businesses -- helping their customers take advantage of their technology to transform their businesses.

Six key security weaknesses in industrial systems

Computer Weekly

Organisations should mitigate six key vulnerabilities in industrial control systems to reduce the risk of cyber attack, warns security firm FireEye

The Artificial Intelligence Industry and Global Challenges

CTOvision

Read Fabian Westerheide take a look at the global challenges faced by the artificial intelligence industry on Forbes : Whoever controls the strongest artificial intelligence controls the world. Artificial intelligence is the most important technology of the 21st century. It is therefore important to understand global ambitions and movements. In this article I examine the […].

2018 Continues To Be Tumultuous Year In Smartphone Industry

Forrester IT

2018 brought no calm to the smartphone industry, and Apple’s Q1 2019 earnings are an indication that this trend will continue this year. After years of consistent double-digit growth rates, a slowdown in smartphone sales that started in 2017 continued in 2018.

Industry versus Government

IT Toolbox

What is more important to you: data security or physical security

Top-10 Industries Being Transformed by Blockchain

CTOvision

This report takes a look at some of the industries and processes that are most dramatically undergoing a transformation in response to the […].

Best Training Methods for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Kitaboo

Pharmaceutical Industry today, is a goldmine of opportunities. This is why employee training in the pharmaceutical industry has become one of the major pillars of its success. This blog talks about training method for employees of the pharmaceutical industry.

Charging the Utilities Industry with New Technology

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The utilities industry is no different. And 20 years from now, the industry will be very different. Utilities companies are among many asset-intensive industries poised to benefit richly from these technologies. Business models change.

Seeking Good Industrial Use Cases For Virtual Or Augmented Reality

Forrester IT

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have become the cool must-haves for industrial technology vendor keynotes. augmented reality internet of things (IoT) Manufacturing virtual reality AR AR/VR/ AI/ IoT IIoT industrial internet of things internet of things IoT mixed reality VR

Security industry more open, integrated and collaborative

Computer Weekly

McAfee says shift in industry’s approach is evidenced by adoption of its Data Exchange Layer and new collaborations through McAfee Security Innovation Alliance

Cyber security industry key to solving skills gap

Computer Weekly

In the face of a growing shortage of cyber security skills around the world, the security industry itself needs to do more to attract people

Forrester Publishes NPS Benchmarks For 260 Brands In 16 Industries

Forrester IT

Forrester has been measuring Net Promoter Score (NPS)* for four years as a part of our annual CX Index survey. Because customer experience (CX) pros have been asking how their firm’s NPS compares to other firms’ scores and what “good” is, we decided to publish our NPS data for the first time.

Industry-Specific ERP Software

IT Toolbox

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is quickly becoming a standard software solution in the manufacturing industry. ERP software does everything from collecting and managing information to providing industry-specificIn fact, it's thanks to this software that manufacturers are at the forefront of technology: ERP is able to give small business owners a complete insight into their business.

The six biggest cybersecurity risks facing the utilities industry

CTOvision

The utilities industry is rapidly modernizing its infrastructure, adding more digitized equipment and connectivity across devices, plants, and systems. This evolution to “smart infrastructure” represents a positive, paradigm shift for the industry. Unfortunately, the security policies of many utilities have not evolved along with it, leaving them incredibly vulnerable. Utilities are investing heavily to modernize infrastructure. In […]. Cyber Security News

The New IT Industry Landscape

Chuck's Blog - EMC

The news over the weekend that HP was splitting into two separate businesses made me deeply ruminate over the future of the IT industry — helped along by a few adult beverages.   Plenty of examples of both in the industry today.