If your business is focused on delivering your ideas, products and services better and more quickly than your competitors, chances are that it’s using software in some way to achieve this. That means that IT is at the heart of your business, and not hidden away in the basement somewhere, only called on when something goes wrong.
Every business is vulnerable to cyber crime attacks, regardless of size or industry, but the financial services industry (where cyber crime costs more than any other, according to a Ponemon Institute report) is more attuned than most to the threats of digital crime. Regardless of your business sector, your enterprise […]
Cyber crime is big business that damages your business, with more than 720 million attacks occurring worldwide every 24 hours, according to Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
It may surprise you, but the Internet of Things, or IoT, as it’s more commonly referred to, has been around for a number of years already.
The idea economy – the current paradigm of a technology environment that makes it possible for ideas to become reality in days rather than years – means that businesses need a different IT mind-set and a different kind of infrastructure if they are to compete effectively.
Technology and enterprise solutions are evolving faster than the speed of great ideas, meaning that barriers to entry into new IT environments are lower than ever before. With so many new products, developments and solutions entering the fray, it can be overwhelming to even start researching which solution will future-proof your enterprise – never mind choosing which is the best for your business.
Technology consultant Frost & Sullivan highlights that it is important for IT and finance leaders to fully understand one another, to “speak the same language,” so they can decide together which investments are best for the business.
With the rate at which technology is evolving today, it can be difficult to keep up with all the new trends, and particularly the related buzzwords that seem to come into common usage overnight.
As your business increases its reliance on software applications and always-on access, even the smallest amount of downtime can have serious consequences
Customer support is perhaps the most important factor for any organisation that relies on third-party software to run its day-to-day operations. And while open source software has many virtues, its unrivalled level of support is where it really shines – supported by a community of thousands of amateurs, professionals and hobbyists.