IT Strategy

IT Strategy | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

ios13 hero 03
cloud

cloud

Where in the cloud is IT headed?

The cloud permeates all facets of IT -- from applications to infrastructure. To find out how tech leaders are planning their cloud strategy, Insider Pro interviewed hundreds of tech decision-makers.

Network World [slideshow] - Top 10 Supercomputers 2018 [slide-01]

10 most-read articles on Insider Pro this week

What are your colleagues – or your competitors – reading on Insider Pro? These are our 10 most popular articles this week.

2 man with binoculars data breach research spy

Research report: IT Economic Outlook

How are current economic conditions affecting IT spending plans? IDG surveyed IT leaders representing a wide range of vertical markets to find out.

windows 10 windows microsoft laptop keyboard update  by nirodesign getty

How Windows 10 users can upgrade on their schedule, not Microsoft's

Now that Microsoft has changed the way Windows upgrades are rolled out, it's possible for users to delay updating – within limits. Here's what to do.

ip welcome to insider pro primary by Laurence Dutton getty

Welcome to Insider Pro

For more than 50 years, IDG has earned the trust of its readers with authoritative coverage of the technology industry. Insider Pro is the natural evolution of the insightful coverage our publications have produced for decades.

idci mage 1200x630

IDC PeerScape: Practices for using KPIs to drive IT and business performance

This IDC PeerScape explores two organizations that are focused on exploiting next-generation KPIs and becoming more data-driven organizations. One is a cloud-based SaaS business and the other is a more traditional internal IT function....

artificial intelligence brain machine learning digital transformation world networking

RPA and AI: Business process automation gets smart

Organizations seeking to reap the full benefits of robotic process automation are beginning to see artificial intelligence as a key technology for optimizing their process flow.

A businessman figurine carrying a suitcase stands on a map / travel / traveller / journey

Considering an innovation practice? Think location, location, location

One of the greatest untapped innovation resources are world-class institutions of higher learning. Institutions of higher learning not only attract top talent but provide on-demand lab environments and nurture a culture of...

ecommerce subscription ts

How to thrive in the subscription economy

A potential win-win-win for customers, business and investors means technology leaders should quickly take charge to realize the opportunity of this business model innovation.

multiple-exposure image of dollars, coins, a clock, and a calculator

Revenue management can help maximize digital transformation investments

A recent state of revenue survey from Model N links revenue management to digital transformation success.

Chess pieces on a chessboard with the knight (horse) as focal point.

How CIOs can get truly strategic...and why that matters

CIOs can earn their opportunity to advance at the strategy table, but to keep their roles, they need to make what IT does central to the business.

transformation / conversion / data cubes shift from one color to another

How to create a data-driven culture – and why it matters

After talking to Kitty Kolding, CEO of Chrysalis Partners, it’s obvious that the companies that really respect the data stand to derive the most value from it.

number 4 four with binary grunge background

4 reasons why you should consider a platform strategy

Platforms from which to deliver products and services can be very profitable ways to gain market share and build customer loyalty. Any CIO involved in developing a digital strategy for a new product launch should consider whether a...

6 experience

The hidden challenges undermining the customer experience

Creating a breakout customer experience is not about technology, but there is also no question that it is often the little technical details that are the difference between it being just a phrase or something that drives meaningful...

global strategy innovation teamwork success

One CIO’s perspective on the people, process and technology formula for business success

According to IBM, business transformation initiatives often ignore the people aspect of change initiatives. Drew Saur, CIO of the Palmer Family of Companies has always focused on people first, process second and technology third. Saur...

agile change agent flexible dance balance skills by drew graham unsplash

ITIL 4: ITSM gets agile

Launching in Q1 this year, ITIL 4 is a major overhaul of the popular ITSM framework that adds more clarity for businesses trying to automate, streamline and implement ITSM processes.

diverse team high five applause congratulations success celebrate

Strategic IT Governance 2.0 – A business imperative for competitive success

As C-suite executives recognize technology as a core business strategy, management teams of business/IT personnel need to focus on aligning projects to strategic objectives, ensuring discipline of governance processes, and providing...

automationlg

Robotic process automation is on the rise

When it comes to business process management, the drive for efficiency is king. Enter RPA to help streamline legacy processes.

Load More