Businesses need to change their sourcing strategies if they are to keep pace with the digital revolution, says analyst organisation Gartner
Automated nappies, smart shoes and autonomous cars are just a few of the IT-enabled products and services businesses are developing – but what does this mean to IT departments?
Lots of outsourcing – but a different type of outsourcing, according to Gartner.
At the company’s annual outsourcing event in London, keynotes and presentations were dominated by the speakers’ emphasis on the need to digitise business and the sourcing challenges that brings.
The Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Supplier [...]
Businesses, entrepreneurs and employees can benefit from a wide variety of digital technology set to explode in 2016. The ability to leverage technological advances is a crucial element to the success of small businesses. Some of the most disruptive innovations over the past few years are creating new opportunities for businesses exploring the new digital frontier.
1. 3D printers The quality and speed of 3D printers evolved a great deal in just the past year. These developments create an infinite number of applications for the 3D printing technology. According to Gartner Inc., international distribution of 3D printers will reach nearly 500,000 units in 2016. Gartner’s [...]
CIOs share their experiences and advice about how to work with tech startups as part of their technology strategy
IT leaders are under increasing pressure to find new sources of innovation. With creativity seen as key competitive differentiator, CIOs are being charged to help find new solutions to intractable business challenges, including from the startup community. With evidence suggesting that the Nordic countries are fast becoming the tech startup silicon valley of europe, what better place to start then the Nordics.
So how can CIOs benefit from working with fast-growing firms and what’s the best way to use their expertise? Computer Weekly speaks to five IT leaders [...]
The path you take to market with your startup will be defined and shaped by a series of choices you’ll make for your company along the way. The first decision you’ll make, consciously or subconsciously, is whether you want to target the consumer market or the enterprise.
While typically comprising tools and services that operate behind-the-scenes, the enterprise is at the forefront of the global startup conversation. Whether you’ve made a play at a consumer startup before, or you’re as green as they come, there are some specific distinctions you need to be aware of if you plan to set out to found the next great enterprise startup.
Here are the [...]
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