Latest Research by Tim Jennings
This presentation examines some of the major pain points in project portfolio management. In each area it highlights the common symptoms, explains some of the basic steps to provide "first aid", and then provides a more substantive roadmap to help organizations improve their project portfolio decision making and performance.
Successful IT projects are always grounded in high-quality data. The advent of “bigger”, “faster”, and more varied data sources is forcing companies to focus sharply on data quality and governance.
Oracle’s annual Industry Analyst World event showed that across an increasingly large portfolio of products, Oracle’s approach is to focus on a set of key initiatives that are priorities for its enterprise clients, including engineered systems, cloud services, enterprise mobility, Big Data and analytics, social engagement, and customer experience.
Oracle's fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2013 were flat in revenue terms, but partnership announcements underline that the company’s database heartland is still fundamental to its ongoing success.
This brief helps you understand both where South African business is using ICT and where opportunities exist for advancing technology agendas in the business environment.
Africa presents many opportunities to the bold and careful IT service provider. While many countries represent insufficient opportunities compared with risk and market size, there are 14 African countries which we spotlight as reasonable target markets for IT service providers and vendors.
This report looks at many aspects of using an architectural approach as it relates to the enterprise, business, services, software, and IT infrastructure, helping IT management gain an understanding of the key architectural competencies and capabilities required to meet both IT and stakeholder requirements. The report is aimed at CIOs, IT managers, other senior IT decision-makers, and architects.
Managing IT costs and realizing the value of investments in IT-enabled business projects accounts for a high proportion of IT management time.
There are four value propositions that IT brings to business through IT operations and investments: value preservation, value unlock, value add, and value creation.
Rapidly increasing volumes of business information bring new opportunities, but for most organizations, the astounding rate of growth has created a number of challenges that create upwards pressure on IT and business costs.