Michael Finneran, Nov 18, 2011
The good news: The percentage of users who've deployed and are using UC jumped six points, to 36%, since our 2010 survey, and the number of "fence sitters" is down, too. The not-so-good news: For 65% of those who have deployed or plan to do so, UC currently reaches 50% or less of the employee base. What's the holdup?
Michael Finneran, Mar 25, 2013
Many UC projects are stuck in neutral: Only 38% have deployed, up just two points from our 2011 survey, and 31% of these respondents have rolled UC out to less than 10% of their user bases. Here’s how to get out of the rut.
Peter Rysavy, Feb 9, 2010
No matter how smart smartphones get, we're still stuck with tiny screens and unwieldy input mechanisms. It's time for a change, and that's where the emerging category of in-between devices like netbooks, smartbooks, and mobile Internet devices comes in. Here's what you need to pay attention to as you consider your next mobile move.
Jonathan Feldman, Feb 11, 2010
A well crafted service-level agreement is the best way to protect your company as it taps into cloud computing services.
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Mike Healey, Feb 11, 2010
Many companies have reaped the glory of fast ROI from server virtualization. Unless they focus more on managing virtual environments, though, that glory will be short-lived. PLUS: Exclusive virtualization management RFI worksheet
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InformationWeek Staff, Feb 12, 2010
- Beyond Smartphones: They go by a variety of names--netbooks, smartbooks, mobile Internet devices, and booklets. Here's what to consider as you evaluate these next-gen mobile platforms. - 9 Cloud Computing Questions: A well-crafted service-level agreement and exit strategy are essential as you engage with cloud computing providers. Here are nine important areas to focus on. - SAP's Reorg: In the wake of CEO Leo Apotheker's sudden resignation, co-founder Hasso Plattner vows that a new management style will drive innovation. - Federal CTO Job In Jeopardy? The description of the nation's chief technology officer's position is so fuzzy, it could jeopardize the role's existence, Congressional report warns. - Bob Evans: Steve Jobs torpedoes another stale business model. What you can learn from the Apple CEO and his new iPad as they revolutionize the book business and pick a big fight with Amazon.com. - Rob Preston: What keeps companies on top.
Bob Evans, Feb 12, 2010
Amid the sudden resignation of CEO Leo Apotheker, the German software company is doing some serious self-evaluation. On the line is everything from its technical architecture to its licensing model to its relationships with partners and customers.
Ashish Nadkarni, Feb 12, 2010
Switch vendors have been plotting for years to sideline servers by making their devices application aware, with some envisioning a day when data centers are little more than a collection of virtual machines running on a giant switch. Bleeding edge, or a smart goal for large enterprises? We investigate.
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Insurance & Technology Staff, Feb 14, 2010
Billing is a critical but often underappreciated aspect of good customer service and experience, as well as improved retention -- not only for policyholders, but also for agents and distributors. This Insurance & Technology Analytics Brief focuses on the opportunities and challenges insurance companies face in modernizing their core billing systems.
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Advanced Trading Staff, Feb 16, 2010
Algorithms are the basis for all electronic trading strategies, which account for most of the equity trading volume in today's market. Advanced Trading's exclusive directory of Equity Algorithm Providers offers a comprehensive look at nearly 30 of the top equity algorithm providers and offers details on their algorithmic products.
Scott St. Clair, Feb 16, 2010
Unified communications systems can solve some of the unique challenges faced by medical centers. In this report, we identify best practices for selecting and implementing voice over IP and unified messaging systems while helping CIOs make the business case.
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InformationWeek Staff, Feb 18, 2010
A critical look at how the formerly hardware-centric powerhouse is going deeper into the enterprise, fielding a data center strategy encompassing server, storage, and networking technologies.
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