Political uncertainty, potential trade wars and digital technologies continue to reshape our world, begging the question: Is your supply chain fit for the future?
Listen to this webinar now to find out:
• How to build an agile, responsive operational network that supports growth
• The importance of knowing your customer and suppliers in an end-to-end supply chain
• How to use data and insight to gain effective control and improve performance across operations
• How to exploit simple, pragmatic digital steps to improve your supply chain performance, today
• How to leverage emerging technology to future-proof your supply chain
• How to develop new skillsets to help execute your digital roadmap.
cloud is no longer an option — it’s inevitable. But cloud strategies differ extensively, based on the context of your organization and investments. drivers such as industry, risk tolerance, and preparation dictate the pace, scope, and technologies you need. However, every cloud strategy should share key activities. This report guides infrastructure and operations (i&O) pros through forrester’s cloud maturity assessment so they can gauge where their firms are on their journeys and discover which core competencies they need to strengthen or develop to enable their pragmatic cloud reality.
This is an update of a previously published report; forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.
Most successful data center migration projects share similar practices, such as expertise, preparation, management, execution, communication and business alignment. The purpose of this research is not to provide an extensive examination of each one of these practices. Rather, it is to provide a pragmatic list of best practices. This list was derived from observations of numerous Gartner clients involved in data center migration projects over the last six years.
A practical path to IT modernization powered by Intel and Red Hat
This paper discusses the challenges involved in making this decision and offers recommendations as to how to approach IT modernization in a pragmatic, structured way.
Finding a strategic partnership with a trusted security expert that can assist you in all the aspects of information security is vital. SecureWorks is a market leader in security that can close the security gap in organisations by evaluating security maturity across an enterprise, help define security strategies and implement and manage security program plans. We are a true strategic partner that can help a CISO embed security at all levels of the organisation.
There has been growing buzz about DevOps. DevOps is a methodology that unites the often separate functions of software development (Dev) and production and operations (Ops) into a single, integrated, and continuous process. DevOps is about breaking down the barriers between Dev and Ops. It leverages people, processes, and technology to stimulate collaboration and innovation across the entire software development and release process.
Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. You may be stuck in what we call “Dysfunction Junction.” Read this eBooklet to learn about the pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Nov 14, 2018
Mike Rothman, President and Analyst at Securosis, and author of The Pragmatic CSO, conducted this study, which breaks down how companies can most effectively change employee security behavior and lower risk.
If you want a blueprint for developing an effective program, this is a great place to start.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 20, 2019
Running an IT backend that is secure, scalable and well-managed is resource draining for any enterprise. Challenger, Singapore’s largest IT retailer, took a more pragmatic route by transforming on a Online to Offline (O2O) model. For the journey, it partnered with Rackspace to accelerate the value of its AWS cloud migration, by tapping its proven AWS expertise, strong managed services portfolio, and familiarity with local regulatory compliance and cloud security demands
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Nov 22, 2013
This document discusses how self-service cloud provisioning can serve as a pragmatic customer-centric approach for managing the proliferation of public and private clouds. It discusses customer expectations, critical success factors, and key metrics required for a successful implementation of such an offering.
It’s not easy being today’s CISO or CIO. With the advent of cloud computing, Shadow IT, and mobility, the risk surface area for enterprises has increased dramatically, while IT budgets have shrunk and skilled cyber security talent is virtually impossible to find.
Thankfully, the CIS Top 20 Critical Controls provides a pragmatic approach, offering prioritized guidance on the important steps for implementing basic cyber hygiene practices. With the CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, CISOs now have a blueprint for reducing risk and managing compliance.
By automating each of these controls, CISOs enable their information security teams to do much more with less, essentially operationalizing good cyber hygiene.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 22, 2018
Is Your IT Team Ready to Enable Digital Transformation?
Customers want fast access to information and immediate problem resolution on any device, from any location, at any time. It’s up to IT to build the foundation for this digital transformation—and increasingly, it’s cloud-based. Make sure your IT team is on track to deliver.
An omnichannel contact center platform gives you a single, integrated view of the entire customer journey. And as a cloud-based solution, IT has the flexibility to deploy advanced features fast and cost-efficiently.
Read this white paper from Frost & Sullivan for a pragmatic approach to:
• Identify process changes and goals with lines of business
• Benchmark your current infrastructure and technology gaps
• Consider cloud omnichannel solutions for easier deployments and simple scalability
Published By: Infoblox
Published Date: Jun 18, 2015
The whitepaper delivers a pragmatic analysis of cloud reality that explains:
-The factors that could make your cloud initiative fail
-The necessity of automating core network services
-The results a global pharmaceutical firm achieved
Download and learn how to reclaim the promised benefits of private and hybrid cloud.
Mainstream enterprises should start taking advantage of the new capabilities being delivered by software-defined networking architectures. This research identifies a pragmatic roadmap for infrastructure and operations leaders to leverage the benefits associated with SDN.
IT departments are always being asked to deliver more for less. SOA has garnered widespread attention because it promises to do just that - deliver more business benefit while reducing costs. This is why Oracle has developed a pragmatic approach.
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