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IT governance is the go-to solution for improving IT performance

OVUM VIEW Summary A recent survey by McKinsey asked IT and non-IT executives to select the initiatives that would be most important in improving their organizations’ IT performance. Three of the top four answers pointed directly to the need for the IT governance undertaken in these executives’ enterprises to be improved. Ovum believes that a… Read more

Alan Rodger

China Carriers Forum 2014

The 2nd China Carriers Conference to be held on 20-21 March. 2014 features with 200+ high-level delegation of Chinese telecommunications industry regulators and officials, government researchers, carriers, wholesale carriers, technologies service providers, equipment makers, mobile and fixed line operators, CP, SP, Internet companies to discuss developing prospects of China telecommunication market;


SAP Fraud Management brings SAP HANA to GRC

OVUM VIEW Summary SAP recently unveiled its new fraud management capabilities as a part of its governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) product portfolio. Significantly this is the first GRC module being made available only to SAP HANA customers; the rest of the GRC platform is available both on SAP HANA and third-party databases. However, this… Read more

Surya Mukherjee

Cloud changes how identity management services will be consumed

OVUM VIEW Summary In a recent report on the impact of cloud computing and identity-as-a-service (IaaS) on the identity and access management (IAM) sector (Cloud: Transforming the IAM Industry, July 2013), Ovum highlights the issues that traditional IAM vendors are being forced to address. The report demonstrates why the cloud will be a game changer… Read more

Andrew Kellett

Collaborative Compliance Platform

IT governance, risk, and compliance (IT GRC) is increasingly becoming a must-have capability for the mid-market customers.

Roy Illsley

2013 Trends to Watch: Security

This security Trends to Watch report focuses on high-growth business and technology areas such as cloud, mobility, GRC, and advanced threat protection which will challenge IT security in 2013.

Andrew Kellett

SAP EPM OnDemand mirrors the company’s people-centric applications strategy

OVUM VIEW Summary SAP has released SAP EPM OnDemand, a set of applications aimed at helping enterprises to keep track of expenses, profit and loss (P&L) analysis, and capital project planning, with a plan for additional applications to be rolled out in the future. This solution fits nicely into SAP’s strategy of pushing so-called “people-centric”… Read more

Fredrik Tunvall

Governance, Risk, and Compliance

This governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) report was commissioned by RSA to evaluate the existing and future requirements for GRC and to identify concerns as well as market adoption across Australia and New Zealand.

Andrew Kellett

New IBM Business Analytics GM inherits old challenge

OVUM VIEW Summary Ovum was recently informed that Rob Ashe, the long-serving General Manager of IBM’s Business Analytics division, would be retiring in January 2012. Ashe will be replaced by Les Rechan, a former Cognos COO who returns to IBM after a brief leave of absence. When Ashe took over the helm at Cognos in… Read more

Madan Sheina

IBM to acquire Algorithmics, expert reaction

IBM to acquire Algorithmics – expert reaction Ovum chief analyst Tim Jennings “With its pending acquisition of financial risk management specialist Algorithmics, IBM continues to broaden its governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) portfolio. Algorithmics addresses the increasing requirement for risk analysis in the wake of post-financial crisis legislation, and is a strong fit with IBM’s… Read more

Tim Jennings