Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Negotiate Cost Reductions With Software Vendors

Forrester IT

For companies looking for short-term cost reductions during the economic slowdown, negotiating lower prices on software contracts with vendors can provide much-needed relief.

The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

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Introducing The Forrester Wave: Cloud HCM Suites, 2020

Forrester IT

Prior to the pandemic, the majority of global software decision-makers were dissatisfied with their existing Human Capital Management (HCM) products and were evaluating other products.

Agile Procurement In Government Is Not An Oxymoron

Forrester IT

In my early research on Agile procurement in government (and Agile procurement in general), almost all of those conversations quickly devolved into what groups were doing Agile software development. age of the customer Agile agile procurement sourcing vendor management

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Forrester 2019 Enterprise BI Platform Waves ™ Research Update

Forrester IT

This year we emphasized New market segmentation by Vendor-Managed vs. Client-Managed platforms, which roughly equated to on-premise vs. cloud based platforms, but not quite. Forrester has just published 2019 refresh of out Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) Platforms Waves ™.

Understand the 4 Common CTO Personas


The role is often tasked with pursuing multiple abstract goals such as “ driving innovation ,” “identifying emerging technologies ” or simply “managing IT operations.” Leading a team of software engineers who have adopted an agile, DevOps-oriented approach.

Are Servers The New Storage?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Take any tour of the storage array marketplace, and you''ll find many designs that are achingly familiar: two or more server nodes with low-latency connections and intelligent software that turns commodity hardware into a useful storage array. 

Why Organizations Fail to Secure Third-Party Remote Access

SecureWorld News

Our exclusive interview is with Rob Palermo, Vice President of Product Management and Strategy at SecureLink, which specializes in Privileged Access Management (PAM). This makes it really, really difficult to manage and very unwieldy and very costly.

CIOs Wanted for Innovation Expansion

CIO Dashboard

But those who wish to banish CIOs to the backend of the enterprise for eternity haven’t taken a close look at what’s needed in the enterprise as innovation shifts from products to software and service solutions. Think of software and service solutions this way….

3 Strategies to Decrease IT Costs and Increase Business Impact

CIO Dashboard

Fast forward to 2016, Software as a Service (SaaS) and PaaS solutions are empowering users to be in control again. Reduction of capital costs through smaller investments in hardwares/softwares or licensing fees. Guest post by Suheb Siddiqui and Chetan Shetty.

7 challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2020

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Don’t assume you’re safe because you have the best cybersecurity software. Managing data security and consumer privacy. Connecting decentralized software. The rise of the cloud has fundamentally changed how businesses use software.

HR in the Cloud is Soaring

CIO Dashboard

I submit the following as evidence: According to PwC’s survey data from 2014 , 23% of companies used SaaS (Cloud Software-as-a-Service) for core HR and another 26% said they planned to move within three years. Guest post by Dan Staley. The phonebook, so anxiously anticipated by Navin R.

3 lessons that CIOs learned in 2018

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Many of them stem from known security issues like unencrypted data, unpatched software, common vulnerabilities, etc… In other words, issues that could’ve been corrected with a proactive approach to security. I’ve seen software being sold as THE solution to digital transformation.

Measuring CIO Performance

A CIO's Voice

There are 2 areas “Leadership and Management” and “Core Areas” that can be used. Leadership and Management: Strategic Leadership. People Management. Application Management. LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT. People Management. GOAL – Identify and manage capital projects. Network Management. Application Management. Technology vendor management. Infrastructure & software security.


Cloud Shines Brightly as Future of Disaster Response IT

Cloud Musings

Jackson , NJVC Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Services, is cloud. Jackson, NJVC Vice President and General Manager, Cloud. Instead of leveraging IT budgets to maintain and upgrade hardware and software, cloud allows responders to devote more IT.

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Gartner Talks Future IT Scenarios - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

The IT organization succeeds by monitoring technology and market developments, and building expertise in IT asset optimization, sourcing and vendor management, and IT financial management. software defined storage. Wide World of Vendors. Chucks Blog.

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