Managing IT in Media Primer for 2016Digital business imperatives require media companies to modernize their application architecture and infrastructure and consider new sourcing strategies. Our research will help IT leaders in media to stay aligned with business leadership while designing and delivering IT services.
21 April 2016
Coming to Terms With Business Unit IT to Prepare for Digital BusinessTo succeed at digital business, CIOs and IT leaders must not let the problem of business unit IT or shadow IT to drag on into future business generations. This research collection can help CIOs and IT leaders create successful blueprints to manage challenges associated with business unit IT.
Building Better BackupEDT: 11:00 a.m. | GMT: 15:00 More than half a century after the invention of the tape drive, backup seems to be getting more complex and more costly. Learn how to design and maintain better backup/recovery systems and what technologies, providers and best practices are available to enhance or even revamp your data protection practices.
03 May 2016
Driving Differentiation With Algorithmic BusinessEDT: 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | PDT: 6:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m. | GMT: 13:00 & 16:00 Google has PageRank, Amazon and Netflix have their recommendation engines, airlines have their seat pricing systems, supermarkets their targeted coupons - all are examples of algorithms driving revenue and differentiation in businesses today. Algorithms are a way to encapsulate knowledge, expertise and insight in a form that enables ease of use and productization. In a world increasingly awash in data from billions of connected devices and sensors, algorithms add the speed and scale to accelerate digital business to the next level. Algorithmic business is about the systematic use of these capabilities to not just operate the business efficiently (although they do that exceptionally well), but also to deliver new revenue streams, products and competitive advantage for the organization.